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The week's top three arts highlights

Posted 3:56pm on Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2013

The Star-Telegram arts writers spotlight what's rocking their world this week.

1 Cowboys No. 50: The growing art collection at Cowboys Stadium has added its 50th piece. An LED array by contemporary San Francisco-based artist Jim Campbell has been installed in the stadium's main lobby near entry A. The 3-D lights project great moments in Cowboys action from the past controlled by computer software that can also adjust the intensity of the lights.

-- Gaile Robinson

2 Michael Shannon Reads the Insane Delta Gamma Sorority Letter: Making the viral rounds last week was a particularly inspired post on the gossip website Gawker, which procured a spectacularly profane, exceedingly cruel missive from the president of the University of Maryland's chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority to its members. This being the age of the Internet, it wasn't long before actor Michael Shannon performed a deadpan recitation of the NSFW email for comedy website Funny or Die. Fair warning: The language is extremely salty, but if you'd like to view Shannon's dryly funny reading, go to FunnyOrDie.com/m/7yru.

-- Preston Jones

3 The Revisionaries : The culture wars can be glimpsed through the prism of the Texas educational system in The Revisionaries, director Scott Thurman's gripping account of the battle that engulfed the state's board of education regarding creationism versus evolution. Though Thurman clearly allies himself with traditional science, he just lets the two sides speak for themselves and chronicles the board's crucial votes with no narration. Out on DVD on Tuesday.

-- Cary Darling

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