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He was a basketball superstar at SMU before his career was cut short. Most people would've given up on the game. He can't.
We make the irrefutable case that Dallas is the burger capital of America.
Meet the second round of semifinalists vying to win a spot in the December issue of D Magazine.
There’s “dynamic architecture,” and then there’s the work of Philip Beesley, who designs installations that change and respond to human interaction. Beesley will discuss his ideas for “living architecture,” which could shape the way the buildings of the future look, feel, and evolve.
KXT 91.7's annual bash has moved from Gexa Energy Pavilion into the cozier indoor confines of South Side Ballroom this year, which is a better fit for the headliner -- the sensitive Scottish indie act won't sunburn this way. Belle and Sebastian haven't played these parts in the better part of a decade. The rest of the featured performers, mostly local acts like Jessie Frye and Doug Burr, play these parts every other week. Regardless, it's a day full of great music from one of the area's best radio stations.
The Fort Worth Symphony will take on the Holy Trinity of legendary composers, performing music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. If three full concerts dedicated to three of the biggest names in classical music sounds like a tall order, that’s because it is. And it’s just the beginning: The Classical Masters Festival is the first in a planned three-year cycle.
The North Texas Fair and Rodeo is in some ways overshadowed by that other Texas fair beginning next month. The Denton fair, which kicks off Friday and runs through Aug. 29, can’t match the State Fair of Texas’ size -- it’s hard to out-big an event that boasts a 55-foot tall talking cowboy statue -- but it doesn’t need to. The North Texas Fair and Rodeo is an institution in its own right, bringing crowds from Denton, Dallas, and beyond out to the fairgrounds at 2217 N. Carroll Blvd.
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