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Recent articles by Michael:

From Barney to Steve Martin and Martin Short: Grand Prairie’s Selena Gomez has a way with dinosaurs

The first-season finale of the Hulu hit in which they share equal billing streams Oct. 19. → Read More

Born of a force of will, Dallas’ ‘Ghost Studio’ asks: ‘What have your last 18 months been like?’

Five of the city’s best photographers want you to surrender your stories and have your portrait taken, as a way of exploring the human toll of a global... → Read More

The Dallas Museum of Art makes a statement about competing Van Gogh shows by offering the real thing

'Van Gogh and the Olive Trees' opens Oct. 17 and runs through Feb. 6. As the DMA says in its own language: 'There is nothing like standing in front of the... → Read More

Dallas’ Peter O’Donnell, who spearheaded a ‘moon shot’ of philanthropy in Texas, dies at 97

Together with his wife, the late Edith O’Donnell, the couple’s foundation gave $780 million in gifts, according to Mr. O’Donnell’s memoir. → Read More

Guitarist Val McCallum has his own story as part of the Jackson Browne-James Taylor tour

Val McCallum has a pedigree destined to impress almost any American baby boomer. He’s the son of famed British actor David McCallum (who played Illya... → Read More

The Sex Pistols came to the Longhorn Ballroom on Jan. 10, 1978, and Dallas is still recovering

Dallas musician Barry Kooda, who got his fictional name for having played his guitar with a fish as the Pistols’ warm-up act, came close to starting a... → Read More

Going on 50 years, Bob Phillips has carved out a wildly popular niche with ‘Texas Country Reporter’

He’s on 24 TV channels, has 100,000 YouTube subscribers, a new book called ‘A Good Long Drive’ and is kicking off a statewide tour in Dallas. → Read More

6 North Texas arts venues say this year was about survival. What will 2022 bring?

North Texas arts venues from Soul Rep Theatre to ATTPAC say fall 2021 is by no means as bleak as 2020. But as a Fort Worth Opera executive says: “We’re... → Read More

Cheryl Allison rescued a famous Dallas goose and is now winning raves for her landmark LGBTQ movie

“Pieces of Us” will be among the headliners at Bart Weiss’ final docufest at Dallas VideoFest. → Read More

Kessler Theater owner to purchase Longhorn Ballroom, where Willie Nelson, Sex Pistols, Selena played

Edwin Cabaniss, who restored the Kessler in Oak Cliff, is closing in on acquiring the 1950s-era landmark, which he plans to expand into a major music... → Read More

Ten years later, ‘The Glare’ from Museum Tower continues to bedevil the Nasher Sculpture Center

It was first discovered on Sept. 26, 2011, after which it led to one of the biggest controversies in Dallas history. → Read More

The sixth $100,000 Nasher Prize goes to an Iranian-born artist whose work speaks to the age of COVID

The jury praised the work of Nairy Baghramian “as exemplary for its tender and ebullient considerations of the material virtue of our bodies.” → Read More

Lindalyn Adams, who was instrumental in creating The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, dies at 91

Museum officials hailed Adams for helping “turn the site of a tragic event into one of reflection and respect.” → Read More

Whose attendance was higher? The Dallas Cowboys? Texas-OU? No, ‘Wicked’ at Dallas Summer Musicals

The 40-performance run drew more than 120,000 to the Music Hall at Fair Park. → Read More

Dallas-area restaurants and workers wait for guidance after Biden’s new COVID vaccine mandates

A day after President Joe Biden ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans, including private-sector employees,... → Read More

Calling Texas abortion law ‘horrific,’ Dallas Art Fair will donate proceeds to Planned Parenthood

Fair officials vow to donate 100% of their ticket proceeds to Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. → Read More

UT Dallas is staging an art exhibition in honor of late art historian and influencer, Rick Brettell

The show, featuring the work of such luminaries as Phyllida Barlow and James Magee, opens Sept. 10. → Read More

Carrie Marcus Neiman, who helped make Neiman Marcus an iconic brand, revealed in a new biography

Jerrie Marcus Smith, the daughter of Stanley Marcus, whose aunt was Carrie Neiman, is the author. → Read More

More security, difficult talks: North Texas arts groups prepare for new gun law

On Sept. 1, the permit-less carry law takes effect in Texas, allowing unlicensed gun owners to carry a concealed or holstered handgun. → Read More

The Meadows Museum at SMU has chosen to expand — by adding its own institute

Even during the trying times of the era of COVID-19, the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University has marked a pair of major milestones. In May, the... → Read More