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d frontrow Jun 25
These Dallas hip-hop DJs have only seen one fight break out at their sets, and it was not due to turn-up or trap music. A Deep Ellum club owner is trying to ban the ambiguous genres on cause of safety.
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d frontrow Jun 20
The EP quietly released late last month bears Maris’ name. LITTLE SEA, Mara Lee Miller calls her daughter, the third in a line of variations on the Latin word for “sea.” Listen to the Fort Worth songwriter's latest:
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d frontrow Jun 19
"No deed is too immoral for the two allies, once lovers, who would rather kill or die than fail to earn their dangerous reputations," writes of 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' on now at Theatre Three.
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lyndsay tk Jun 18
I spent the weekend at Oak Cliff Film Festival, where 80 percent of the films shown were made by women. Here are some observations of what that meant in real time for audiences and filmmakers.
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d frontrow Jun 15
Replying to @D_FrontRow
Bonus track: this long and real conversation with WAYNE'S WORLD director Penelope Spheeris, who appears in HALF THE PICTURE and IRL Saturday at the festival.
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d frontrow Jun 15
And finally, listen to some Dallas filmmaking history, and look back at how Oak Cliff has changed through the lens of the Texas Theatre, with its adoptive parents and on Earburner.
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d frontrow Jun 15
Replying to @TexasTheatre
This is OCFF's 7th year. The team behind it - and 's renovation and resurgence - is taking inventory. And they just bought a historic theater on Denton's Town Square, with hopes for it to flourish the same way.
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d frontrow Jun 15
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The film to close the festival belongs to Dallas director Augustine Frizzell @augustinica. Her funny, teen-spirited first feature NEVER GOIN' BACK hits theaters in August. She told Jamie Laughlin why she started over and hired a crew of mostly women.
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d frontrow Jun 15
Replying to @seedandspark
Now that you've taken in the lineup, you might be thinking: Wow. This year feels different. One force behind the richness is founder Emily Best, who opens whole worlds to filmmakers and watchers who are hungry for more.
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d frontrow Jun 15
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Choose between gems showing at the same time and get tickets to screenings that might sell out with this useful guide to the lineup. It all happens through Sunday, and individual tickets are $10.
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d frontrow Jun 15
Are you going to Oak Cliff Film Festival this weekend? We have quite a few backstories and guides for you. Commence thread.
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d frontrow Jun 14
Tonight The Get Up Kids play Dallas. They'll be met with fans nostalgic for emo, which is a sort of nostalgia itself -- a genre that Chelsey Norris, who works with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra by day, loves enough to have emphatically pitched this story.
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d frontrow Jun 13
Penelope Spheeris ran the first production company in LA to specialize in music videos, took her daughter to Black Flag shows while she documented the city's punk scene, and directed WAYNE'S WORLD. She's in Dallas this weekend for
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d frontrow Jun 13
The music most helpful in coping with loss or shouldering fear could share a common quality: raw honesty. and Francis Quinlan of sort it out in this great interview.
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d frontrow Jun 12
Good morning! The Oak Cliff Film Festival begins Thursday, with a lineup this year to top the six before it. Check this guide and get tickets before they're gone.
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d frontrow Jun 11
A select Dallas audience saw Boots Riley's SORRY TO BOTHER YOU before its release. Erykah Badu was among them. "I don’t think I’ve ever seen some shit like that. And I think I’ve seen a lot of different kinds of shit," she said after the screening.
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d frontrow Jun 11
Kanye West and the Louis Vuitton fashion house have benefitted from Takashi Murakami's immersive color-mind. Read about the Superflat founder's latest spectacle, now on view at The Modern in Fort Worth.
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lyndsay tk Jun 7
Nida Bangash whitewashes her own paintings and moving images to illustrate what's happened to traditional South Asian art throughout history -- and what's erased by the misleading museum category "Islamic Art"
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d frontrow Jun 6
iQ Haus, a 6,000 square-foot event space in the Design District, is painted white floor-to-ceiling between installations, envisioned as a blank canvas that can accommodate anything.
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d frontrow Jun 5
Dallas artists Sudie and Teddy Georgia Waggy are working together. Peek into the new desert residency where it all began.
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