Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

Should Phone Charging be on a Restaurant’s Menu?

Posted by Lance Murray

If you have a fear of being without your mobile device, you may have a condition known as nomophobia.

Yes, there’s a name for it.

And, Nancy Nichols of D Magazine ponders the — obviously so not age-old — question …

On Tap: Ignite, Educated City, & D CEO’s Technology Event

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Jan. 19 – 26.

THURSDAY, JAN. 19

PURSUIT DALLAS — 6 to 8 p.m. at Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road, in Dallas. The Dallas Park and Recreation Department will kick off its six-part …

On Tap: Women’s Empowerment Conference, Collidathon, & MLK Symposium

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Jan. 12 – 19.

FRIDAY, JAN. 13

PILOBOLUS — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St., in Dallas. Pilobolus’ Shadowland pioneered the integration of shadow theater, dance, and …

New Murals in the Works for Downtown Plano

Posted by Heather Noel

The Plano Art Association and Historic Downtown Plano Association are teaming up for three new mural projects in the city.

Two of the murals will be on 15th Street in downtown Plano and a third location that will be determined.…

Singer/Songwriter Nelly Furtado Records in Oak Cliff

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas is well known for the music created by a litany of home-grown artists including the late Stevie Ray Vaughan and his brother, Jimmy, Steve Miller, Boz Scaggs, Eryka Badu, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, and scores …

Dallas Arts Community is Strong, But There’s Room for Growth

Posted by Heather Noel

Wolford McCue, The Arts Community Alliance’s new Carlson president and executive director talks to us about the challenges facing arts groups, how technology is helping artists reach new audiences, and more.

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How would you characterize the DFW creative

On Tap: Sports Injury Prevention Event, DIY Electronics Club, & DMA’s Off the Wall

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Jan. 5 – 12.

THURSDAY, JAN. 5

BUILDING A SERVERLESS ARCHITECTURE — 6 p.m. at TheLab.ms Education Center, 1915 N. Central Expressway, Suite 370, in Plano. Linux Academy instructor Johnny Jelinek will go over the …

Amon Carter Museum Gets $20M Gift from Walton Foundation

Posted by Lance Murray

The Walton Family Foundation has awarded an unprecedented $20 million gift to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth in honor of the museum’s longtime board president, Ruth Carter Stevenson, who died in 2013.

The museum will …

Year in Review | Our Top 10 Stories of 2016

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

This year is quickly coming to a close, so it’s a great time to take a look back at our top 10 most-read stories of the year. From restaurants to research to local startups, these are the stories that resonated …

On Tap: Hip Hop Nutcracker, Mod NYE, & Streaming Lights at Reunion Tower

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Dec. 22 – Jan. 4.

Thursday, Dec. 22

LONESTAR TAPS & CAPS POPUP DINNER WEEK — 7 p.m. at 4740 TX-121, Suite 500, in Lewisville. Lone Star Taps & Caps is celebrating the holidays with …