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2011 Stories by Brentney Hamilton

Archives: 2012 | 2011
  • In Your Mind’s Eye

    published December 29, 2011

    If you’re not up on your mid-20th century French philosophy, you could read Roland Barthes’ dense semiotics essay “Rhetoric of... More >>

  • Meticulously Simple

    published December 29, 2011

    Working primarily in red conté that provides her sketches with a distinct earthen hue reminiscent of sepia photographs, Anne C.... More >>

  • Short on Daylight, Long on Spiritual Light

    published December 15, 2011

    If you’re the type who puked a little at the idea of a Rick Perry Prayerapalooza, then Earth Rhythms’ 19th annual interfaith Winter... More >>

  • Finding Majesty in Big D

    published December 15, 2011

    Ask a local the best vantage point for viewing the Dallas skyline and chances are you won’t get a single answer. Increasingly colorful, but... More >>

  • Find Boxing and Bliss at Barry Whistler

    published December 8, 2011

    If you attended Artopia on December 3, you may have stopped first at the Barry Whistler Gallery reception for a little pregame celebration. If you... More >>

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    The Dallas Observer 2011 MasterMind Awards

    published December 1, 2011

    Art happens, no matter what. Neither poverty, madness, clueless critics or an unappreciative public can kill the relentless drive to re-imagine... More >>

  • MasterMind Finalists: The Almost-Chosen Few

    published December 1, 2011

    Winnowing down Dallas' growing, dynamic community of artists to three MasterMinds was like lining up at a vast buffet prepared by an... More >>

  • Basking in Historical Sexiness

    published November 24, 2011

    If there is one universal truth about Texans of all stripes, regardless of political leaning, social status and demographic background, it's that... More >>

  • Etsy Dallas Puts a Tingle in Your Jingle

    published November 17, 2011

    Doing the seemingly impossible, Etsy Dallas improves upon the winter holidays by ensuring that the handmade fun comes twice per year with its... More >>

  • Autodidact Art

    published November 3, 2011

    Greater minds have filled countless pages trying to articulate a definition of art, but all we know is that it seems to come from a source greater... More >>

  • ¡Vivan Los Muertos!

    published October 27, 2011

    Celebrate Latin heritage this fall with two Día de los Muertos events celebrating life, renewal and the memory of loved ones: The... More >>

  • Damned If You Do ...

    published October 20, 2011

    If the rumors are to be believed, the incidences of fainting during readings of the Chuck Palahniuk short story "Guts" are now up to 73.... More >>

  • Dance the Tears Away

    published October 13, 2011

    Over the last three months, the Mixmaster’s resident dancer, Katie Toohil, has allowed us through her Director’s Notes series to peer... More >>

  • Own the Duke's Duds

    published September 15, 2011

    Before The Dude (Jeff Bridges) took his mush-mouthed turn as Rooster Cogburn in 2010's True Grit, there was The Duke, an all-American,... More >>

  • The Gentleman Is a Tramp

    published September 8, 2011

    Former English majors will be relieved to learn that master crafts(wo)man George Eliot is no longer relegated to junior-level literature classes.... More >>

  • Getting Lots of Buzz

    published September 8, 2011

    Gloria Steinem said a that "a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle," but we're inclined to think that a woman without a vibrator... More >>

  • No Cracks Allowed in Cosplay

    published September 1, 2011

    We're not entirely sure what led to the "implied cracks" crackdown, but the fact that this year's AnimeFest has explicitly banned them in... More >>

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