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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Serial's Sarah Koenig Headline New Speaker Series: #thinkspeakNeil deGrasse Tyson, Serial's Sarah Koenig Headline New Speaker Series: #thinkspeak

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:05:48 +0000

There’s another reason to look forward to summer besides the warmer temperatures. KERA and the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas are teaming up to produce a new summer speaker series called #thinkspeak.


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Study Up For Think: Barbecue BonanzaStudy Up For Think: Barbecue Bonanza

Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000

Daniel Vaughn what is arguably the best job in America. The Texas Monthly writer is the nation’s first full-time Barbecue Editor, and a highly credentialed one at that. He’s the author of The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue and the creator of the blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ.

At 1 p.m. Vaughn will chat with Think's Krys Boyd on what makes the perfect plate of 'cue. 


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A Lesson Behind The Music Of 'Stagger Lee,' Opening Friday At Dallas Theater CenterA Lesson Behind The Music Of 'Stagger Lee,' Opening Friday At Dallas Theater Center

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:50:36 +0000

Stagger Lee opens Friday. It’s the Dallas Theater Center’s new musical – and KERA’s Art&Seek has spent the past year following the cast and crew. 


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Bloom Boom: Dallas Arboretum Attendance Up 34 Percent In 2014Bloom Boom: Dallas Arboretum Attendance Up 34 Percent In 2014

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 03:52:36 +0000

When you look back on the trends of 2014, one thing’s clear. Flora and fauna were in.

The Dallas Arboretum saw record breaking attendance last year, up 34 percent from the year before.


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Abbott Won't Keep Longtime Texas Music Office DirectorAbbott Won't Keep Longtime Texas Music Office Director

Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:24:26 +0000

Since the Texas Music Office was established in 1990, the division housed in the Texas governor's office has been run by Casey Monahan, a former music writer. After a quarter century, that's about to change.


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Alamo Drafthouse In Richardson Will Show 'The Interview' On ChristmasAlamo Drafthouse In Richardson Will Show 'The Interview' On Christmas

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:07:54 +0000

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson and the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff are among several movie theaters across the U.S. that will screen “The Interview” on Christmas. 


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Here Are Ways To Survive The Hectic Holiday HomestretchHere Are Ways To Survive The Hectic Holiday Homestretch

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:25:16 +0000

Forget wonderful: For a lot of people, it’s the most stressful time of the year. With shopping lists, travel headaches, endless sweets and family get-togethers, the holiday season can be tough.


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Update: Alamo Drafthouse In Richardson Won't Show 'Team America' Instead Of 'The Interview'Update: Alamo Drafthouse In Richardson Won't Show 'Team America' Instead Of 'The Interview'

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:12:03 +0000

Update: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson won't be showing "Team America: World Police" after all.

The theater posted on Twitter: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Team America 12/27 screening has been cancelled. We apologize & will provide refunds today."


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