Life & Arts

Life & Arts

World of Barbie

With luscious blond hair, cute outfits and an everlasting sway on most children’s playtime, Barbie is a household name. And now, doll lovers...

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The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Revives the Franchise with New Faces and Characters

The newest addition to the Hunger Games franchise, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” offers longtime fans and casual viewers the chance to...

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Sorcerers of Showmanship

In a dark auditorium, magicians command the stage with cards in hand, choosing audience members to be the guinea pigs of the classic...

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A Midsummer’s Night’s drag transforms campus with fantasy, charity, and unforgettable performances

Chi Alpha Iota transformed the SSA stage into a fantasy wonderland through the Shakespearean theme of “A Midsummer’s Night’s Drag” on Nov. 4...

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Escape to Peace Middle East cafe

If you’re ­tired of the same chain coffee shops, try Peace Middle East for desserts, pastries, teas and unique coffee from Syria and...

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Laufey Puts On Dreamy, ‘From The Start’

Icelandic singer-songwriter Laufey made the Dallas stop of her Bewitched tour on Nov. 11, singing infectious jazz tunes in a coquettish cowboy hat...

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The Fix: Authentic Yemeni Coffee Experience at Haraz

Haraz is a Yemeni coffee shop with locations across the country, including one in Plano off 14th Street, just a 15-minute drive from...

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Does Temoc Belong on a Calendar?

Temoc is a constant presence on the UTD campus, bouncing between his glass prison in the Visitor Center, freshman orientations, graduations, seasonal parties...

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Freddy Fazbear Comes Alive in “Five Nights at Freddy” Film

Most of Gen Z remembers the thrill of watching their favorite gamers attempting to make it through the night at Freddy’s Pizzeria, or...

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“Newsies” Production Reflects Life of Modern Students

UTD’s theater produced and directed the “Newsies” Broadway Musical on campus from Nov. 1 to Nov. 5. Its brilliant acting and gorgeous visuals...

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