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Cock, Directed By An Organ

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
Dallas’ Second Thought Theatre launches its 10th anniversary season with the award-winning Cock, a play about sexuality, identity, the comedy of human relations — and really complicated love triangles. Love dodecahedrons? Directed by Dallas favorite Alex Organ, Cock follows everyman John (played by Justin Locklear) as he emerges from a...
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No Sand. No Sea. But Possibly Rum.

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
You’re thinking this is the year you’ll make that island getaway, hop a plane, head to a warm beach with lapping waves and tiki torchlight and make the kind of memories that are found in crackly old photographs. But then reality sets in, and you’re stuck in Dallas this spring,...
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You're Invited to the Dance Party

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
The language of the body speaks in haunting tones. For the last 36 years, Dallas Black Dance Theatre has been speaking this language to audiences, pairing professional dancers with a mix of modern, jazz, ethnic and spiritual musical works by nationally and internationally known choreographers. DBDT II features the most...
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Unleash Your Inner Voyeur

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
If you’re a hopeless people-watcher or your ears perk when you overhear bizarre or intimate thoughts, you’ll be interested in The Ties that Bind, the latest from Dallas Museum of Art’s Arts & Letters Live series, with authors Claire Messud and Meg Wolitzer. Wolitzer’s list of successful novels testifies to...
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Go Ahead, Say It Already

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
If you're obsessed with true-life storytelling, you're not alone- there are others. Lots of them, fixated on the lives of so-called ordinary Dallas people who are proving to be anything but. Like Dallas native Nicole Stewart, who created Oral Fixation, a performance experience backed by an addiction to excavating stories...
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Something’s Up in the Cereal Aisle

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
Yucky Children Charmer, Cereal Killer, Cap’n Corn Starch and Kill Frog’s Sugar Smack are snuggled into the breakfast options. On the next aisle over, the chubby Morton salt girl is trailing toward Hilter’s Helper and Rush Brand Oxycontin while boxes of Tupac bullets remind “firearms sold separately.” At Ron English’s...
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Thin Line Has a Thick Schedule of Film and Music

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
Denton’s Thin Line Fest brings quality documentaries, a notable awards program and the Docu-Denton 7K video race to Denton’s historic downtown Campus Theater this month. Now in its seventh year, the festival is adding more than 100 bands to its program, including Sebadoh and the local Mexican-American rapper Snow Tha...
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Meet an Icon of Icons

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
Milton Glaser, designer of the most frequently imitated logo design in human history, is finally coming to Dallas. The legend behind the I ♥ NY logo is also famous for his poster of Bob Dylan with psychedelic hair and Brooklyn Brewery’s branding and packaging. His Dallas show is part of...
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Less Than Kind Gets an American Debut

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
In the climax of WWII, a politicized teenager on the verge of socialism returns to London, only to find his widowed mother mistress to a man he equates with the enemy. The affair with the boy’s mother distracts a senior minister from the storming of Normandy. Fresh from Canada where...
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An Artist, To The Bone

7 years ago by Amelia Jaycen
Denton’s art scene gains momentum with the inclusion of world-renowned artist Kiki Smith, who is serving an artist’s residency at UNT for the 2013-2014 academic year. Known as one of the most influential artists of her generation, Smith spent her childhood in a household she compares to the Addams Family,...

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