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Kenosha Gunman Kyle Rittenhouse Listed as 'Hero' on W.T. White High School Essay Prompt

4 months ago by Simone Carter
Public outcry is mounting after a Dallas ISD high school English teacher assigned an essay wherein students could explain why Kyle Rittenhouse is a hero.
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Greg Metz Teams Up With PETA To Display His Very Special Last Supper on the National Mall

11 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
We're clearly big fans of UTD's Greg Metz -- not for nothing did we once bestow upon him our Best Visual Artist award. In doing so, we claimed that "his art carries energy and a bit of controversy," which so happened to include a certain work done in a certain...
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Cesar Chavez: Good Guy, Really Boring Movie

7 years ago by Inkoo Kang
The Chicano labor leader César Chávez can now join Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela in the pantheon of heroes whose world-altering achievements are dutifully recounted in timid, lifeless films any substitute can pop into the school DVD player when the regular history teacher is out. With César Chávez, Mexican director...
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Freud's Last Session at Theatre Three Argues About the Existence of God (Be Patient)

8 years ago by Elaine Liner
In Freud's Last Session, the smart one-act now on view at Theatre Three, novelist and Oxford don C.S. Lewis utters this snappy line: "The greatest problem with Christianity is Christians." It sounds like something he might have written. The play uses a great many lines that Lewis, most famous for...
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All-Time Top Five: The Devil Makes Three's Favorite Albums

9 years ago by Kelly Dearmore
It's not inconceivable to figure that curious folks of the next few decades will look into the music and movements that surged just beneath the surface of the glossy mainstream in this millennium's first decade. Those would-be students of music history won't have to dig through too many virtual copies...
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Troubled Water

15 years ago by Bill Gallo
If some religious extremists in India had gotten their way, the gorgeous fury of Deepa Mehta's Water never would have reached the screen. As it is, these self-appointed censors shut down the production for years by staging demonstrations, torching Mehta's sets and threatening her life. Eventually, the filmmaker moved her...
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DTC’s Sarah, Plain and Tall is Stretched Too Long; As Thousands Cheer Deserves Your Applause.

12 years ago by Elaine Liner
Calling the current production of the musical Sarah, Plain and Tall a "world premiere" is a stretch. But that's how Dallas Theater Center is promoting its last show of the season, which is also its last new one in the 50-year-old Kalita Humphreys Theater before the move next October into...
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Theory's Company

14 years ago by Elaine Liner
Imagine Ben-Hur acted out on a stage the size of a twin bed and you've got The Big Bang. Pure madness is what it is, the funniest, sweatiest three-man musical ever to condense the history of civilization to less than an hour and a half. They start the timeline with...
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Moral Minority

14 years ago by Jim Schutze
OK, I know you already think I think I'm some kind of East Dallas Mahatma Gandhi or something. I really am not. I believe in profit and private property and free enterprise and all that junk. But it's just sort of nice and a little refreshing once in a blue...
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It's De-Lovely

18 years ago by Elaine Liner
As escapist entertainment, Cole Porter's Anything Goes hits all the right notes. Within its two hours of slap-happiness are heard some of American musical theater's wittiest, loveliest tunes: "I Get a Kick Out of You," "Friendship," "You're the Top," "It's De-Lovely," "All Through the Night," "Blow Gabriel Blow," "Easy to...

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