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2012 Stories by Brentney Hamilton

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  • Support Local Art, Get A T-Shirt

    published July 26, 2012

    Some people run marathons just to get a free t-shirt. Others donate blood. You can circumvent the lightheadedness associated with both by simply... More >>

  • United In Art

    published July 26, 2012

    North Texas is full of artistic stars this summer at the Irving Arts Center, which hosts its 12th Annual Art Connection Member’s... More >>

  • Eat, Drink and Be a Difficult Broad

    published July 26, 2012

    It’s okay to admit that you still get a little warm-n-fuzzy whenever Heath Ledger high-steps across the bleachers, belting out... More >>

  • Stanley's Fine Mess

    published July 19, 2012

    Before Brando developed an affinity for butter — both eating it and, well, you know — he sweat-stained his way through a not-so-ironic... More >>

  • Life in the Fast Lane

    published July 19, 2012

    Seeing four sides to every coin and burning candles at both ends and the middles, video installation artist Omer Fast perceives and... More >>

  • Talking with a Silva Tongue

    published July 19, 2012

    Having one No. 1 New York Times best seller is kind of a big deal, but if you want a real thrill, try 15. Journalist, television producer and... More >>

  • New Blood at Cohn Drennan Contemporary

    published July 12, 2012

    Big on the group exhibition format, Cohn Drennan Contemporary brings another collaborative show for your mixed-media enjoyment. An annual... More >>

  • Courtney For a Good Time

    published July 12, 2012

    Not unlike the infamous heroine of the 1982 Tommy Tutone earworm (we won’t even mention the name, it’s so relentlessly catchy), Dallas... More >>

  • Sheet/Rock-n-Roll Creation

    published July 12, 2012

    Perennial envelope pushers, the artists/residents of CentralTrak are known for “climbing the walls” in acrobatic feats of cutting-edge... More >>

  • Pet Envy

    published July 5, 2012

    The Lone Star State Classic Dog Shows, running Friday through Sunday at Dallas Market Hall, showcases three regional dog clubs, each a member of... More >>

  • Just Go See It, Ok?

    published July 5, 2012

    Is that graphite? If you were to ask exhibitions manager Kevin Jacobs the most memorable line during the Adam McEwen opening back in April,... More >>

  • Dial M for Mena

    published June 28, 2012

    It is as if Hitchcock had discovered digital illustration when Alberto Mena steps behind the lens. While not shooting exclusively in black and... More >>

  • A-Ten-Hut

    published June 28, 2012

    When the Ruby Revue graces the House of Blues, “standing at attention” usually is just an awkward side effect, and this summer’s... More >>

  • Chasing the Comedy Dragon

    published June 28, 2012

    Adam Corolla says that women aren’t funny, but that’s pretty judgmental for an inexpensively made Japanese sedan with a “first... More >>

  • “Daddy” Issues

    published June 21, 2012

    It was Keats who wrote, “Read me a lesson, Muse, and speak it loud,” but Dallas painter Aralyn McGregor had to make no such request.... More >>

  • Saturday Night's All Right for Sighting

    published June 21, 2012

    About once per month, the Dragon rears its lustrous head with a boundless offering of artistic glory. Saturday marks one such instance when the... More >>

  • Be Like Mike

    published June 21, 2012

    Tupac's hologram walks into a bar and drowns its sorrows, wishing its latest performance were half as "bad" as what Mike is putting to us. Hitting... More >>

  • So Much Art, So Little Time

    published June 14, 2012

    Somebody’s going to be tuckered out Friday night, but we're unsure if it will be your little ones or you. Making insomnia classy again... More >>

  • Taking Small Breaths

    published June 14, 2012

    Schrödinger’s cat is neither here nor there, but the Greater Denton Arts Council’s Cat Snapp likes to think both inside and out... More >>

  • Burning for You: Turning Logs into Art

    published June 14, 2012

    Golden Triangle Woodturners, a group of more than 70 artisans who use ancient techniques of manipulating wood through the use of a lathe, are... More >>

  • I Like Big Art and I Can’t Deny

    published June 7, 2012

    We always knew the “X” stood for something other than the address when it comes to the long-established, artist-run cooperative... More >>

  • Space Exploration

    published May 31, 2012

    Space is not the final frontier. In fact, it’s just the beginning, at least in the Large Gallery at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary this... More >>

  • More Art Than You Can Shake a Paintbrush At

    published May 24, 2012

    For more than 40 years, the CityArts Festival has jam-packed your late spring with more artistic revelry than one Dallasite can handle in a mere... More >>

  • You Are Not The Father

    published May 24, 2012

    Maury Povich is nowhere to be found when you really need him: three men, one daughter, no idea who should walk her down the aisle during her... More >>

  • Revising and Re-imaging History

    published May 17, 2012

    When is revisionist history ever a good thing? Well, when artist Betsy Williamson is the one making the cuts and pastes. Williamson’s... More >>

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