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One of my favorite things to do is walk down the home decor sections of stores. It’s always fun to look at the...

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Superhero attraction in Fair Park will delight children, adults alike

Heroes and villains run amok at The Marvel Experience, an immersive, hyper reality attraction held at Fair Park through Jan. 31. The best...

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Phố Truong is phố-ever

Winter has fully arrived, and like many others, I’ve been seeking solace in food to deal with the cold. After moving to Dallas,...

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2015 Planners For All Students

I would be one of the first people to admit that I’m a little obsessed with planners. The thought of a new semester...

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Dull script weakens WWII story

“Unbroken” tells the unbelievable true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic long distance runner who was captured by Japanese troops during World War...

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What’s coming up in 2015

         B4.DA.$$           JOEY BADA$$           JAN. 20           New...

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  As a college student and as a journalist, I consume entirely too many calories drinking coffee and tea. I love drinking coffee...

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Aussie actress shines in time travel drama

“Predestination” offers standard plot but emotional performances Time travel in films is always a tricky ordeal. Unlike most sci-fi fare, these movies often...

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FKA twigs takes Dallas

Visual artist twigs’ energy takes Dallas by storm at show in Deep Ellum; calls Dallas favorite tour stop London-based singer-songwriter, producer and dancer...

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