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Ian Kayanja

Ian Kayanja

Stories by Ian Kayanja


Why Women’s Basketball Will Be the Dallas Sports Story of March

From the NCAA Women's Final Four to Athletes Unlimited to USA Basketball, March will be a month showcasing the sport in Dallas.

Author Nikole Hannah-Jones Visits Bishop Arts to See the Plays She Inspired

As the Bishop Arts Theatre winds down its monthlong production of the 1619 Project: One Act Play Festival, the journalist responsible for the original work saw it for herself.
Shepard Fairey Cultivate Justice
Arts & Entertainment

Shepard Fairey Starts a Conversation at the Dallas Contemporary

The artist’s latest art exhibit, brought to Dallas by Pedro Alonzo, showcases the evolution of Fairey’s work throughout his career.
Local News

This Teenager Created a Database to Connect Immigrants and Refugees with Services

High schooler David P. Gibson realized early in his life that it can be difficult to find what you need when you’re coming from another country. He set out to change that.

If They Don’t Win, There’s No Shame: The Rise of Sandlot Baseball in Dallas

Pregaming is as important as the action. No one knows the standings. Expect a DJ in the stands. If that sounds like the kind of baseball for you, that's because Sandlot is for everyone.

Stories by Ian Kayanja

Nature & Environment

Coming Soon: A Pollution Map That’s As Easy to Access As a Weather Forecast

North Texas environmental health advocates and Texas A&M University scientists have received a $250,000 grant to track pollution in real time. They hope it will shape policy and affect everyday behavior.
Visual Arts

Meet the Local Artist Who’s Selling Her Vibrant Abstract Canvases at Target

British Virgin Islands native Roma Osowo uses her art to evoke joy and faith through color.
McKinney Silo Mural
Arts & Entertainment

An Australian Artist Turned McKinney’s Grain Silos Into a Tribute to the City’s Diversity

An Australian artist spent weeks looking for a scene that would illustrate the city of McKinney. He found his muse in a park on Juneteenth.

What to Do This Halloween in Dallas-Fort Worth

From haunted houses to costumed bar crawls and family-friendly festivals, this October is packed with events across North Texas. Here are your best choices.

10 North Texas Pumpkin Patches to Visit This Fall

Kick off the season at one of these spots, all an hour or less from downtown Dallas.