The Front Edge of Theater Making: AT&T’s Off Broadway on Flora
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The Front Edge of Theater Making: AT&T’s Off Broadway on Flora

Can any image fill a performing arts venue programmer or curator with more dread than…

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Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida at Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University
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Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida at Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University

Two exhibitions dedicated to the life and works of the 20th-century Spanish Modernist sculptor Eduardo…

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Film Fusion: ‘Sunken Garden’ at Dallas Opera
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Film Fusion: ‘Sunken Garden’ at Dallas Opera

A war has been waging for centuries: words versus music…which is more important in opera?

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Progressive Texan: The LBJ Legacy Continues at the Alley and DTC
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Progressive Texan: The LBJ Legacy Continues at the Alley and DTC

War. Healthcare. Race. A divisive president in a tumultuous time. Self-destructive and unrestrained ego.

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Stories to Tell: Oral Fixation Expands in Texas
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Stories to Tell: Oral Fixation Expands in Texas

Oral Fixation calls Dallas home, but has started taking their storytelling show on the road…

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Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

It’s been awhile since an exhibition prompted me to play the “Whither Texas art?” parlor…

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Eclipsed No More: DMA Shines Light on Rare Edward Steichen Murals
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Eclipsed No More: DMA Shines Light on Rare Edward Steichen Murals

In 1913, Agnes Ernst Meyer, the wife of financier Eugene Meyer, Jr., and pregnant with…

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A Spring of Firsts at Texas Ballet Theater
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A Spring of Firsts at Texas Ballet Theater

After 15 years at the helm of Texas Ballet Theater, Ben Stevenson appears to be…

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Abstract Horizons: David Aylsworth at Holly Johnson Gallery
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Abstract Horizons: David Aylsworth at Holly Johnson Gallery

“I don’t really have a fixed idea when I start a painting,” says Houston painter…

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First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone at the Nasher
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First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone at the Nasher

Extraordinary examples of handmade stone tools, some of the first aesthetically-conceived objects known to humankind,…

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<em>Vincent Falsetta: New Paintings/Sketches 1997-2007</em> at Conduit Gallery
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Vincent Falsetta: New Paintings/Sketches 1997-2007 at Conduit Gallery

Anyone who delights in the freshness and immediacy of oil sketches should make a beeline…

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Making Their Mark: Imprint Theatreworks Launches in Dallas
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FOCUS: Katherine Bradford at the Modern
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FOCUS: Katherine Bradford at the Modern

After seeing the selection of recent paintings by Katherine Bradford in the Modern Art Museum…

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Close to the Ground: Lily Cabatu Weiss Leads the Dallas Arts District Forward
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Close to the Ground: Lily Cabatu Weiss Leads the Dallas Arts District Forward

This Season and Beyond: Dallas’ Avant Chamber Ballet Thinks Ahead
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This Season and Beyond: Dallas’ Avant Chamber Ballet Thinks Ahead

Razzle-Dazzle: DMA’s <em>Asian Textiles</em> Breaks Ground with Style
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Razzle-Dazzle: DMA’s Asian Textiles Breaks Ground with Style

During the past 10 years the Dallas Museum of Art has hit many important milestones…

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The Messy Truth: <em>John</em> at Undermain Theatre
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The Messy Truth: John at Undermain Theatre

Kiki Smith: <em>Mortal</em> at Dallas Contemporary
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Kiki Smith: Mortal at Dallas Contemporary

Mortal, an exhibition of work by Kiki Smith at the Dallas Contemporary, on view through…

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Doomed Love: <em>La Traviata</em> at Dallas Opera
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Doomed Love: La Traviata at Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera’s superb production of the world’s most frequently performed opera, Giuseppe Verdi’s La…

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<em>Dornith Doherty:</em> Archiving Eden at Amon Carter
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Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden at Amon Carter

A black circle fills the frame; a dark void within which small white flecks float.

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Jane Austen, Trailer Park Boys & a Rhinoceros: Holiday Stages in Texas
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Jane Austen, Trailer Park Boys & a Rhinoceros: Holiday Stages in Texas

As a curmudgeonly connoisseur of holiday performing arts, I’m always on the lookout for the…

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Let Your Flowers Grow: Anthony Sonnenberg in Bloom at Conduit
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Let Your Flowers Grow: Anthony Sonnenberg in Bloom at Conduit

Slippery truths: Pioneering film and video at the DMA
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Slippery truths: Pioneering film and video at the DMA

The opportunity to see film and video in art museums in North Texas has been…

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Choreographer at the Helm: Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Bridget L. Moore Charts New Territory
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Choreographer at the Helm: Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Bridget L. Moore Charts New Territory

Bridget L. Moore can’t quite see her alma mater from the window of her Dallas…

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Leap of Faith: Amphibian’s New Play Festival
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Leap of Faith: Amphibian’s New Play Festival

Kathleen Culebro is surprised by how many new plays submitted to her theater company are…

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<em>Tea Ceremony: </em>Tom Sachs at the Nasher
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Tea Ceremony: Tom Sachs at the Nasher

Tea Ceremony is the newest body of work by the American artist Tom Sachs, who…

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<em>Acts Of Aggression</em> at Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University
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Acts Of Aggression at Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University

A timely and thoughtful exhibition featuring the work of eleven Guatemalan artists across an array…

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Age of Aquarius Dawns on Dallas: <em>Hair</em> at DTC
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Age of Aquarius Dawns on Dallas: Hair at DTC

Kevin Moriarty was turned on to Hair by the nuns at his Catholic elementary school.

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Haunting the Haunted: Misty Keasler at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
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Haunting the Haunted: Misty Keasler at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

An interest in what isn’t shown in a photograph is a relatively recent preoccupation among…

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Fairy Tales & Fairies: Dark Circles Contemporary Dance’s Elevator Project Debut
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Fairy Tales & Fairies: Dark Circles Contemporary Dance’s Elevator Project Debut

In Heinrich Hoffmann’s 1845 children’s book Struwwelpeter, a little boy is warned by his mother…

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Vocal Heroics: Clifton Forbis Returns To Dallas Opera
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Soaring Music and Real Characters: <em>Fun Home</em> at AT&T
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Soaring Music and Real Characters: Fun Home at AT&T

Designing Women: Dallas Gallerists Shape the Design District’s Contemporary Art Scene
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Designing Women: Dallas Gallerists Shape the Design District’s Contemporary Art Scene

The art scene in Dallas has long been influenced by avant-garde women: From the The…

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Van Cliburn Winner Yekwon Sunwoo Returns to Texas
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Van Cliburn Winner Yekwon Sunwoo Returns to Texas

The first time Yekwon Sunwoo vied in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the judges…

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Glimpsed Through Liquid: Graham Caldwell at Circuit12 Contemporary
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Glimpsed Through Liquid: Graham Caldwell at Circuit12 Contemporary

Brooklyn-based artist Graham Caldwell’s exhibition Glimpsed Through Liquid, his first at Circuit12 Contemporary in Dallas’…

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A New Era: Jeffrey Schmidt at Theatre Three
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A New Era: Jeffrey Schmidt at Theatre Three

When Jeffrey Schmidt began planning his first season as artistic director of Theatre Three, he…

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Texas Studio: Diana Antohe
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Texas Studio: Diana Antohe

It would be facile to attach the “immigrant artist” label to Romanian-born, Texas-raised artist Diana…

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Sounds Modern Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting Art and Music
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Sounds Modern Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting Art and Music

It would be beating a long-dead horse to proffer any remark on the dearth of…

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Kimbell Hopes Casanova Arouses Art Lovers’ Ardor
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Kimbell Hopes Casanova Arouses Art Lovers’ Ardor

Audiences rarely flock to exhibitions about 18th century European art with the enthusiasm shown for…

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Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints at the Dallas Museum of Art
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Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints at the Dallas Museum of Art

A captivating exhibition of over 150 prints drawn from the National Gallery of Art in…

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