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Skilled young actors bring new YA film to life

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Hollywood keeps churning out movies adapted from books adored by young adult readers. If I Stay is the latest of these, and one that keeps the motivation moving in the right direction. Though certainly

Football flick offers sometimes preachy metaphor for life

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There have been many sports films based on monumental achievements; the underdog student making the team, the down and out team winning the big game, overcoming racism, temperaments, playing conditions and more. What is

Naked and Famous rock Dallas

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Naked and Famous lead vocal, Alisa Xayalith (front center), pumps up the crowd at American Airlines Center in Dallas Feb. 21 while fellow band members Thom Powers (guitar), Aaron Short (keyboard), Jesse Wood (drums),

Chic fundraiser gives extra boost to local theater

Chic fundraiser gives extra boost to local theater

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Guests chatted as they sipped Champagne and wine around four round tables, which sat snugly yet comfortably between white, porcelain clothing models and racks hung with a colorful menagerie of springtime skirts, jackets and

New musical adaptation sings as sweetly as original

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I don’t know Tennessee Williams. I didn’t study his work in either college or graduate school, I’ve never read him for recreation and I haven’t seen any of his plays in the theater. So

American Diaspora

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Abraham Zobell’s Home Movie: Final Reel… presents powerful adventure of love, exile, return and the Last Judgment.   The American tradition as celebrated by Flannery O’Connor and Johnny Cash are exquisitely reexamined, creating a love story

Dallas Black Dance Theatre II perform at the City of Irving Martin Luther King Jr. Observance

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 Ensemble members from Dallas Black Dance Theatre II perform at the City of Irving Martin Luther King Jr. Observance on Sun., Jan. 19. This year’s motif revolved around Dr. King’s ministry, and the City

Review: An Act of the Imagination//MainStage Irving-Las Colinas

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Masked by a veneer of cheap British melodrama in the Mainstage Irving-Las Colinas (MILC) production of Canadian playwright, Bernard Slade’s, An Act of the Imagination, lies a sterling example of the British propensity for paradox and the sanctification of the mundane.

Who should carry home Oscars, according to Matt

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Over the next few weeks leading up to the Oscars I will break down each category and let you know precisely who should win and why. There is an exact science to my methods, so I do not suggest you try and figure out how my mind works; just go with it. Best supporting actor :

Unlikely heroes and Americana return in Coen Brothers’ new film

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“If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it's a folk song.” This quote from the new drama Inside Llewyn Davis, written and directed by the Coen Brothers, sums up not only the style of the film but the longevity of it as well.