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Recent articles by Michael:

From Clint to Jerry: ‘Hole in the Roof’ is a Dallas Cowboys adventure, full of surprises

The new book, co-written by the son of Cowboys founder Clint Murchison Jr., traces the team’s story from the early 1950s to 2022. → Read More

Should Dealey Plaza be reimagined? Dallas leaders and local residents respond

A proposal by ‘News’ architecture critic Mark Lamster to reinvent the site where John F. Kennedy was assassinated has sparked a community conversation. → Read More

A Haitian-Cuban American with vast experience in the arts hired as Dallas’ arts director

Martine Elyse Philippe will become the director of the city’s Office of Arts and Culture on Dec. 5. → Read More

Ruth Paine, who lent a helping hand to Lee and Marina Oswald, looks back at Nov. 22, 1963

Ruth Paine reflects on JFK assassination, relationship with Lee and Marina Oswald. → Read More

Kevin Moriarty will become the new executive director of Dallas Theater Center

Moriarty will leave his role as artistic director and begin the new job in January. The company has launched a nationwide search to find a new artistic... → Read More

Jack Ruby’s wallet, JFK’s rocking chair will go up for sale in vast 1963 auction

More than 20 JFK-related items will hit the auction block next month from a late owner whose stash is seen as ‘a grail.’ → Read More

Rainmaker extraordinaire Terry D. Loftis is moving from TACA to the Dallas Symphony

He knew poverty and bullying as a young Black man in Dallas but revitalized TACA in barely three years. → Read More

How Dallas actor Denise Lee is changing the scene for the better

The Dallas actress is busier than she’s ever been, playing roles that embody her character, her passions and a hard-won feeling of redemption. → Read More

Two years after COVID hit, D-FW arts groups are still struggling to rebuild audience. Why?

And what’s next? → Read More

The News and KERA launch Arts Access journalism partnership

The new partnership is designed to expand coverage of arts, music and culture in North Texas ‘through the lens of equity and access.’ → Read More

Robyn Flatt, the enduring matriarch of Dallas Children’s Theater, will retire in 2023

Flatt founded the company almost 40 years ago. She is also the daughter of the late Paul Baker, who founded Dallas Theater Center and played a key role in the... → Read More

Dallas Arboretum head Mary Brinegar retires after 27 years

Brinegar was known for her acumen as a fund-raiser, which allowed the venue to expand dramatically during her tenure. → Read More

Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office hires new chief Tony Armer

Armer comes from Florida, where he held a similar job and notched a number of successes. → Read More

How Sissy Spacek’s role as Loretta Lynn in ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ was career-defining

Spacek, who hails from Quitman, Texas, sang Lynn’s songs in the film, which won her an Oscar for best actress. → Read More

Kimbell Art Museum unveils drawings by Louis Kahn to mark its 50th anniversary

Golden anniversary festivities commence Tuesday at the museum’s landmark building, which Kahn, a renowned architect, designed. → Read More

With the Longhorn Ballroom back in the news, ‘When Dallas Rocked’ channels the Sex Pistols

But that’s not all. The documentary covers a sprawling landscape, ranging from blues titan Jimmy Page to Deep Ellum giants to Oak Cliff’s legendary guitarists, ... → Read More

The $100,000 Nasher Prize is awarded, for the first time, to an African American woman

Senga Nengudi is also the oldest person to receive the prize. She recently turned 79. → Read More

Family of country music great Charley Pride reaches settlement in will dispute

East Texas police officer Tyler Pride, whose biological mother once shared a relationship with the singer, said: “We can move on with our lives.” → Read More

Ken Burns’ new documentary reveals painful truths about ‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, who has made several appearances in Dallas, is among those featured in the three-part series. → Read More

Circle Theatre in Fort Worth scores a home run with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

When Fences opened in Los Angeles in 1988, three years after its Broadway debut, famous Black athletes — Magic Johnson and Edwin Moses in particular — filled... → Read More