Culture

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Exhibit Shows Faces, Tells Stories Of Mentally Ill

“Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness,” is an exhibit by photographer Michael Nye on the Southern Methodist Campus.

04/29/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

30+ Years Of Black Academy Entertainment & Culture

Academy Award nominees, Grammy winners and America’s most noted jazz musicians can all be found in one place in Dallas. For the past 30 years The Black Academy of Arts and Letters has presented audiences with an array of talent.

CBSDFW.COM–01/17/2014

A look at the downtown Dallas skyline. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Ceremony Marks Renovations At Dallas’ Pike Park

Hundreds of community members gathered to celebrate renovations at Pike Park in Dallas.

11/03/2013

"Meanwhile...Back in Dallas!" by Brian Keith Jones is an exhibit set around animations made from paintings of the Legendary Big Tex, with a twist. (credit: Ro2 Art DOWNTOWN)

Ro2 Art Downtown Announces Brian K. Jones: Meanwhile … back in Dallas!

Oak Cliff artist Brian Keith Jones, one-half of the famed Dallas collective, Chuck & George, presents his first-ever solo exhibition tonight at Ro2 Art Downtown.

09/27/2013

MARFA, TX - DECEMBER 27: Prada Marfa which is a permanently installed sculpture by artists Elmgreen and Dragset to resemble a Prada store is seen on December 27, 2012 in Marfa, Texas. Situated in West Texas, this town of just over 2000 residents has become a popular tourist destination. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Prada Marfa Is Illegal Roadside Ad

Texas officials say the Prada Marfa is an illegal roadside advertisement and is considering what to do about the iconic West Texas structure.

09/23/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

JFK Art Project Spreads ‘Love’ Around Dallas

About 30,000 works of art reflecting on love will be displayed throughout Dallas this fall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as his motorcade passed through downtown.

09/21/2013

John Singer Sargent (1856–1925)
Edwin Booth, 1890
Oil on canvas
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Sargent Painting On Display In Fort Worth

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has acquired a rarely displayed painting by John Singer Sargent that depicts Edwin Booth, brother of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin.

09/06/2013

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Art Students Revitalize Park In South Fort Worth

Homeowners partnered with Fort Worth’s graffiti abatement team and students from the art department at Paschal High School to revamp Jennings-May-St. Louis Park in south Fort Worth.

08/09/2013

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Free Friday: 7.19.2013

It’s the third Friday of the month and that means the Dallas Arts District is alive with music, movies and fun. All for free!

07/19/2013

The Kessler Theater in Oak Cliff. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

History & Entertainment In Bishop Arts District

By taking one look at the buildings of the Bishop Arts District, you know it is rich with history. But these iconic buildings are also rich with entertainment.

CBS 11–07/11/2013

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Pegasus Relit; Red Neon Returns To Dallas Skyline

Downtown is once again aglow with an old-skool icon — the Pegasus sign atop the Magnolia Hotel. It rivals the technicolor tableaux created nightly by one million LED lights at the Dallas Omni Hotel with its simplicity

06/29/2013

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