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From Texas StandardDuring her first couple of years in San Miguel de Allende, a colonial city in Central Mexico, Dallas native Carrie Cameron spent most of her time creating art. But then, she thought there had to be more to retirement than just making beautiful things. 

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The March Madness Festival is on in downtown Dallas' Reunion Park. Sunday’s headliner is Bruce Springsteen – who, for three decades, has pulled fans onstage during “Dancing In The Dark.” Vanessa Quilantan wants to be next. She isn't just planning to hold a sign at the show and cross her fingers -- the Dallas Observer clubs editor has launched a social media campaign to convince The Boss.

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The musical lineup for the 2014 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Dallas was announced today – and it includes some top-notch groups.

How about Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band? The Killers? Tim McGraw? Jason Aldean?

They’ll be here in April. And they’ll be performing – for free – at what’s called Reunion Park or the site of the former Reunion Arena.  

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: meet the man who paid $350,000 to hunt a black rhino in Africa; be prepared for lots of construction at Interstate 635 and the Dallas North Tollway; Arts & Letters Live’s 2014 season kicks off tonight; and more.