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‘Dark Girls’ a dialogue on colorism

The Meteor Theatre kicked off Black History Month on Feb. 4, 2015 in the Jonsson Performance Center with “Dark Girls,” a film that...

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Black History Month kicks off on a high note

Young and old alike came together in the Visitor Center’s atrium to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Black History Month on Feb. 3....

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Coming out of hibernation

Jan. 14, 2015 Nesquik Snack Attack — As a part of the Winter Welcome Back, the Nesquik Bunny stopped by the Chess Plaza...

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Weak cyber crime action movie features lackluster performance

“Blackhat” fails to make hacking watchable for audiences “Blackhat,” starring Chris Hemsworth, is a plodding crime drama about hacking, with clumsy dialogue and...

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Visiting author details feats of WWII scientist, writer

Jacques Monod was a scientist by day and an activist by night.  He lived during World War II and worked to accomplish more...

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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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TwoPianists perform

Husband and wife duo travel world, master art of piano She slightly rose in place, like she was hearing her own music for...

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Native art showcased at CentralTrak exhibition

Art collective Postcommodity merges indigenous commentary, culture with new aesthetic A Navajo woman butchering a sheep in a Gallup, N.M. hotel is one...

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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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