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Theater review: ‘Radio Golf’


Buddy Myers

DALLAS — August Wilson’s epic 10-play Century Cycle is the most visionary American playwriting endeavor of the past 50 years, and arguably in the 100 years before that. Even the man widely considered America’s greatest playwright, Eugene O’Neill, only completed two pla... Read more

Theater review: ‘The Male Intellect: Oxymoron?’

One-man show, with the emphasis on “man,” takes funny —if dated — swings at the war between the sexes. Read more

In the galleries: SpeedBump Art Tour


Courtesy of Chuck and George

Oak Cliff’s annual SpeedBump Art Tour of artists’ studios, galleries and work rooms is scheduled for noon-6 p.m. Saturday. This eclectic consortium of venues and artists is in Dallas’ most colorful south-side neighborhood. Seven of the participating locations are on, or just ... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: May 29-June 4, 2015



A guitar festival, an Indian musical master, the melodies of Buddy Holly and lots of dance are on the agenda. Read more

‘Crash’ taps renowned choreographer Watkins, Texas talent

Texas Ballet Theater 001


With the world premiere of Jonathan Watkins’ ballet Crash this weekend, the folks at Texas Ballet Theater have set out to prove that they listened to a commissioned study that recommended it offer newer, edgier works from big names on the world dance stage. Read more

Review: Dallas Museum of Art shows the softer side of Inca designs


Courtesy of the Dallas Museum of Art

When Maxwell L. Anderson, the director of the Dallas Museum of Art, opened the institution’s most recent exhibit, “Inca: Conquests of the Andes/Los Incas y la... Read more

Theater review: ‘Man of La Mancha’


Michael C. Foster

With his booming voice and commanding presence, Martin Antonio Guerra is a terrific choice to play the title character in the musical Man of La Mancha. Read more

In the galleries: ‘I Am, You Are’ at ART7


Courtesy ART7 Crockett Community Gallery

The Art Council of Fort Worth’s gallery ART7 held a call for artists’ submissions from a five-state area — Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico — for a series of exhibitions. This is the third of five to be presented, this one with the theme “I Am... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: May 22-28, 2015

Hayes Carll

Lost Highway Records

From polka to tap dance, free outdoor concerts to a major golf tournament, it’s a busy week in North Texas. Read more

Arts writers’ picks: A flora of Texas app and more

1The plant app: The Botanical Research Institute of Texas and High Country Apps have released a plant identification app. Flora of Texas: Fort Worth Prairie Region should answer the perennial gardening query “ What... Read more

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