Archive for July, 2018

Jasmine Becket-Griffith juxtaposes fantasy & psychology in solo show at Corey Helford Gallery

Corey Helford Gallery premiered ​Jasmine Becket-Griffith​’s newest solo show, ​Magical Thinking, on ​Saturday, July 28 in the ​Main Gallery​. This is Becket-Griffith’s second solo show with Corey Helford. Two years in the making,​ Magical Thinking premieres twenty new acrylic paintings and over a dozen small-scale studies, as well as the debut... | Read More

Northwestern University Receives $500,000 Grant for Arts Program in Puerto Rico

The program pairs ten emerging artists with ten established artists in a mentorship program aimed at reinvigorating the arts community on the island. Read More

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Roberto Osuna Makes it Much Tougher to Be an Astros Fan: Jeff Luhnow’s Worst Move is Indefensible and Not Worthy of This Good Guy Team

When Roberto Osuna was an elite closer for the Toronto Blue Jays, he was a flashy 21- and 22-year-old recording saves at a historic rate (he’s the youngest pitcher ever to reach 100 saves). Osuna only saw action against the Houston Astros twice a year — a series at home in Rogers Centre and one … Continued

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The Neuroscience Of Cruelty And Evil (Not Much To Go On)

Today, biology is a powerful explanatory force for much human behaviour, though it alone cannot account for horror. Much as the neurosciences are an exciting new tool for human self-understanding, they will not explain away our brutishness. Causal accounts of the destruction that humans inflict on each other are best provided by political history – not science, nor metaphysics.

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National Tour Of Beloved Broadway Musical ‘Come From Away’ Will Star Two North Texas Stalwarts

Chamblee Ferguson and Sally Nystuen Vahle in the DTC’s ‘Cabaret’ in 2015. Photo: Karen Almond

Longtime North Texas performers Julie Johnson and Chamblee Ferguson have been cast in the North American tour of ‘Come From Away,’ the warm-hearted, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical based on the true story of a tiny Canadian town... | Read More

Think You Have A Book In You Yearning To Be Free? Naaah.

“A story may be things that happened, embellished for interest, but that’s not a book. Many stories don’t get good until the end. Some stories — true ones even — are hard to believe. Other stories are just too short, don’t have enough tension, or frankly aren’t that interesting. The stories we tell that enrapture our friends and families may be extraordinarily boring to those... | Read More

‘Vos désirs sont les nôtres’ at Triangle France, Marseille

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Sixty Former Royal Winnipeg Ballet Dancers File Class Action Suit

When the ensuing police investigation ended in 2016 with no charges, they sued. Today more than 60 former RWB dancers, now adult women, have joined a class-action lawsuit that was certified in July and is seeking $75 million in damages from photographer Bruce Monk and the ballet company.

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‘I’m Not Angry’: Alan Alda Says He’s Living With Parkinson’s

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New Dallas Poke Restaurant Brings a Unique Twist to Food’s Hottest Trend: 13 Signature Recipes Await

There is yet another new poke restaurant in town – but before you pass up Mamasan House of Poké for tried-and-true Dallas favorites like Pok the Raw Bar or Malibu Poke, there’s something you should know about the newcomer. Mamasan is no one-trick pony. Not only does it offer the ever-popular Hawaiian fish bowls for which … Continued

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