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Dallas-born dancer, New York performer brings versatility, teaches tap, modern, jazz
3 years ago

Dallas-born dancer, New York performer brings versatility, teaches tap, modern, jazz

The day she was born, her mother taught a tap-dancing class.

Just like that, Misty Owens was tied to the art forever. At least, that’s how she feels.

However, she …
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Color, intricate details paint the scenes of holiday film
3 years ago

Color, intricate details paint the scenes of holiday film

“The Book of Life” takes viewers on a spiritual journey through three visually astounding worlds to spread a message of self-determination for young viewers.

The new animated film, written and …
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Modern form, fluid movements, strong storylines Saba’s signature
3 years ago

Modern form, fluid movements, strong storylines Saba’s signature

Michele Hanlon and Monica Saba had worked together in the Dancers Unlimited Repertoire, a dance company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, for a couple of years.

When a position to …
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Twenty years in, first dance prof proud of progress
3 years ago

Twenty years in, first dance prof proud of progress

Michele Hanlon’s first solo performance was a strange experience.

She was dancing in a piece composed by a graduate student at the University of Arizona as part of her bachelor’s …
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The Art of Dance
3 years ago

The Art of Dance

It has been 20 years since the start of the dance program at UTD, and this year’s fall dance performance, “Score,” will commemorate the program’s success in the last two …
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UTDPD Blotter
3 years ago

UTDPD Blotter

Oct. 6

  • A student reported that their bicycle was taken from the classroom building 2 rack at 8:34 p.m.

Oct. 7

  • Four people reported the theft of …
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Mental health workers stress importance of dialogue

It seemed like just another Wednesday, only the third day of the fall semester, and Alex Miller was navigating his return to college: finding classes and meeting professors and students. …
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Examining Ebola
3 years ago

Examining Ebola

Students, faculty weigh in on disease outbreak, hospital protocol

Dallas County officials decided against declaring a state of disaster in the area, citing the declaration as premature and harmful to …
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Loved ones mourn death
3 years ago

Loved ones mourn death

She was getting ready for church when she saw the slew of missed calls from her best friend’s friend.

Jaymi Jacob called back, but she couldn’t make out what he …
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