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Art through the eye of the collector

During exclusive viewings of the Eye of the Collection Exhibit on April 14 and April 15 at the Perot Museum, Highland Capital Management presented its self-curated exhibit, which featured a variety of items ranging from historic to crafty-memorabilia pieces collected ...

Prince siblings in probate court in 1st hearing on estate

Five of Prince's six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn't known to have left a will.

On the Border restaurant offers celebration tips for Cinco de Mayo

Long, before being known as “Cinco de Drink-o” the Mexican celebrations of May 5 commemorated an unexpected victory for the people of Mexico.

Black women take center stage at South by Southwest

Amidst the late night concerts, daytime parties, tech unveilings and film screenings, Black women shined in Austin during the 30th annual South by Southwest Festival and Conference. From the first lady of the United States to America’s favorite Thursday night ...

The 15th annual Fort Worth Poetry Slam

The 15th annual Fort Worth Poetry Slam, hosted by Fort Worth Grand Slam champion and two-time National Slam semi-finalist Chuck Jackson, took place at The Dock Bookshop on Jan 26.

‘A Piece of My Soul’ exhibits Black traditions

“We’re trying to encompass something a little bit different for Black History Month,”

Dancing Beyond Borders

Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present its Dancing Beyond Borders series, with highlights of their season and works by international and national choreographers on March 4 and March 10 in Richardson and Fort Worth.

Cultural awareness through music, dance

Internationally renowned choreographers, Bridget L. Moore and Katricia Eaglin, will premier their work during The Dallas Black Dance Theater’s annual Cultural Awareness Series. The series will be held Feb. 19 through 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyly Theatre, 2400 ...

The Sound of Freedom

The sound of freedom rang out from the stage of the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center during the 33rd annual Black Music and the Civil Rights Movement Concert on the evening of Jan. 17.

Buttons as contemporary art

There’s no denying buttons are an important clothing item, but can they rise to the level of art?

Exhibit captures evolving styles of Harlem-born Norman Lewis

There are two questions Ruth Fine has heard repeatedly from visitors emerging from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ comprehensive retrospective of work by Harlem-born artist Norman Lewis.

Arts of Africa: Redesigned Arts of Africa reopens at DMA

A sense of pride seemed to ring within her voice when Dr. Roslyn Walker spoke about the redesigned Arts of Africa gallery housing the African artifacts inside the Dallas Museum of Art.

Top chefs take on MegaChef Cook-Off

A few of Dallas’ top chefs showed off their culinary skills at the first MegaChef Cook-Off held during MegaFest at the Dallas Convention Center on Aug. 22. Chef G. Garvin, host of The Food Network’s series, Road Trip with G. ...

African Amedia: Exhibition of Black life

“The term ‘African Amedia’ is intended to be reminiscent of ‘African American,’” remarked the artist Adu about the name of his exhibition currently on display at the African American Museum. Adu, who envisioned, curated and organized the one-night-only live performance, ...

Little Girl Dreams: A dancer’s journey from an orphanage to center stage

The extraordinary arc of Michaela DePrince’s life has taken her from African war orphan to international ballerina and cultural heroine.

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