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Top 10 New Year’s things to do


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The best books of 2016

APTOPIX Bruce Springsteen in Concert - Los Angeles

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Trying to decide how to use that bookstore gift card you got for Christmas? We’re here to help with a few of our favorites (and caveats) from 2016. Happy reading in 2017. Read more

2016 was a fine year for art at DFW museums

KAWS Press Preview


It was a blockbuster year for local museums. From Frank Stella and KAWS at The Modern to Monet at the Kimbell and Irving Penn at the Dallas Museum of Art, our critics had plenty to rave about in 2016. Here’s what they said in published reviews of some favorite visual art exhibitions of 2016. Read more

Pirouette, what? It’s DJ spins, popping and locking in ‘Hip Hop Nutcracker’


United Palace of Cultural Arts

Like any great piece of literature or art, The Nutcracker, the ballet performed by almost every ballet company at Christmastime, has been adapted in many different fashions. Jennifer Weber and her network of dancers in New York may have found one of the most interesti... Read more

Top Ten Things to Do, Dec. 22-Dec. 29, 2016

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Amon Carter Museum calls new acquisition one of its most significant


Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is celebrating the holiday season with the purchase of a work by painter George Bellows that museum officials call “one of the most significant acquisitions of the past decade.” Read more

‘Gloria’ has the write stuff


Karen Almond

As at any workplace, an office that publishes newspapers or magazines has employees of a wide range of ambition levels—and probably with a greater sense of urgency and/or desperation in the past decade as print publications have struggled to adapt to a culture changing faster than they can... Read more

Something new at Texas Ballet Theater’s ‘Nutcracker’

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You can always bet the scenes in the second half of The Nutcracker that require highly technical and challenging dancing are going to be thrilling when it’s the Texas Ballet Theater, especially with artistic director Ben Stevenson’s choreography. Read more

Top 10 things to do: Dec. 16-22


Special to the Star-Telegram

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KERA’s ‘Think’ to expand into more Texas cities


Kim Leeson

Think, the KERA/90.1 FM interview show hosted by Krys Boyd, is about to get a lot more people thinking. Read more

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