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Life & Arts

Students dedicate day to volunteering for Dallas orgs
3 years ago

Students dedicate day to volunteering for Dallas orgs

Dallas Arboretum, Texas Tree Foundation and Goodwill among partners

More than 450 students volunteered for agencies, including the Dallas Arboretum, Goodwill and the Texas Tree Foundation as part of Viva …
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Guest prof highlights role of women in Nazi Germany, Holocaust
3 years ago

Guest prof highlights role of women in Nazi Germany, Holocaust

In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, and Ukraine became an independent country. This, for author and professor Wendy Lower, left many questions on German history unanswered and many archives on …
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‘Ouija’ underwhelms with unoriginality

With uninspired scares and lackluster directing by Stiles White, “Ouija” is a completely forgettable foray into the horror-film genre.

Hasbro is taking a similar approach to 2012’s “Battleship” by …
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The Science of Scares
4 years ago

The Science of Scares

Every year around Halloween, millions of people participate in activities that celebrate spooky and eerie aspects with one thought in mind: to be completely and totally terrified.

During this time …
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Game Time
4 years ago

Game Time

Correction: The name of the exhibit that features video games by UTD students is called 2theExtreme: MathAlive!, and it will be featured at the Perot Museum through January 4. The Mercury …
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Dallas-born dancer, New York performer brings versatility, teaches tap, modern, jazz
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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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