Arts & Culture


After a week of so much violence, performers are turning to music to respond to tragedy.

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Members of the Fort Worth Symphony have been without a contract for more than a year. Negotiations with management have been contentious. The two sides have now agreed to federal mediation.

Dallas Museum of Art

Museums protect priceless artwork not just by using velvet ropes or security guards. They use science, too. 

At This School, Clowning Around Is Part Of The Homework

May 12, 2016
Christina Ulsh

There’s a school in North Texas that’s unlike any other. Instead of math and writing, it teaches classes like juggling and contortion. 


If you thought you knew Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein, think again. 

Cody Neathery/Plano Magazine

For several years, the city of Plano has been trying to figure out what to do with the 155-year-old Collinwood House. The City Council could decide the future of the West Plano house as early as April. Preservationists are hoping that a look into its past could save it. 


Dallas residents will get another chance to offer their ideas on Fair Park’s future at a special Dallas City Council meeting Feb. 8. For decades, people have talked about how to revitalize Fair Park and make the 277-acre fairground a year-round destination, but getting everyone on board has been the sticking point. 

Stephanie Kuo / KERA News

Fair Park is packed during the fall thanks to the State Fair of Texas, but for decades people have talked about how to make the 277-acre fairground a year-round destination to help revitalize the area.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Facebook

Jaap van Zweden, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra music director, is heading to the New York Philharmonic.


The Fort Worth Stock Show isn’t only for cows and grownups. On Sunday, there was a special one-day exhibit just for kids, called “Kids Gone Wild,” presented by the Texas Wildlife Association. And for the past five years, it’s taught youngsters about the great outdoors, conservation, hunting and how to shoot.