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Arts District

Anne Le Troter’s Sound Installation Stirs Up the Politics of Language

The French artist employs sound as sculpture in a voyeuristic new installation at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
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Museums

At The Modern, Robyn O’Neil Draws the World Burning

A 20-year survey of the artist's often apocalyptic illustrations is on view in Fort Worth this winter.
By Lauren Smart
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Fashion

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Taps Dallas Artist Kyle Steed to Design 3D Printed Sneaker

The very special shoes are launching in Dallas this weekend at a party with the world’s first 3D printed cocktails.
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Things to Do in Dallas

This Weekend in Dallas: Samantha McCurdy’s Sun Systems Lands at Galleri Urbane

The artist and former Dallasite is back in town with new, sexy spandex shapes at Galleri Urbane.
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News

The Guardian Says a Piece Currently on View at the DMA Is the 21st Century’s Best Art. But Is It?

Is Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors really the best? Probably not. But you can go see—and hear—for yourself.

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Visual Arts

See the New and Improved Amon Carter Museum of American Art

After a three-month renovation, the "New Carter" has rewritten its narrative about American art.
By james russell
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Looking Back at 25 Years of Dallas Art: Valley House’s Kevin Vogel Speaks About DADA

This weekend the Dallas Art Dealers Association celebrates its 25th anniversary. The Valley House Gallery’s Kevin Vogel has been a leader in the organization since it was founded in 1985. We sat down with Vogel and asked him about the changes in the North Texas art scene in the past two-and-a-half decades. Here are his thoughts:
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Music

How Will the New Club Dada Balance the Old Feel With The New Deep Ellum?

Club Dada is reopening. You’ve read that before and it is true again. City Tavern’s owner, Joshua Florence, is reopening the fabled bar/venue and is positively giddy about it, despite all the extra work it entails. “I’m stoked about Club Dada,” says Florence said. “You’re not going to find me complaining.” Armed with the same business savvy that has made City Tavern a success and a sober caution that respects both the area and the difficulties of doing business in it, Florence is doing his best to ensure that his Deep Ellum venture will be one with longevity.
By Dick Sullivan
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Actors Randy Moore, Stephen Walters Carry Dallas Theater Center’s Enjoyable Henry IV

The Dallas Theater Center’s production of Henry IV offers some great acting, effective staging, compelling action sequences, and a generous dollop of laughter, but its real accomplishment is just how ably the two plays that make up Shakespeare’s two-part history about the rise of Henry V have been distilled into a single work. Henry IV was the most popular of Shakespeare's plays during his own lifetime, so much so that the bard wrote a sequel to the initial work. The first play culminates with Henry IV’s son Hal (the future Henry V) killing the revolutionary leader (and Hal’s peer) Hotspur in battle. The second part sees Hal rising to the throne after the death of his father, and both plays are, in part, concerned with the unorthodox education of the future king. At the play’s opening, he is a philanderer and a drunk, abandoning the royal court for the taverns of London, where he indulges in a smattering of pleasures along with other wayward sons of rich nobleman, poor louts, and loose women. This setting also provides Shakespeare with his most lovable character: Sir John Falstaff.