Archive for July, 2014
“Ring Around the Rosey” is one of several Johnsons on exhibit now at The Arlington Museum of Art.

Harlem Renaissance

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One of the largest collections of African-American art ever shown in North Texas will hang at The Arlington Museum of Art now through late August. Featuring works on loan from a private collector by such legends at Jacob Lawren...


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Cliburn Finalists Announced

Kristian Lin
We all stayed up until 11:30 on a Tuesday night to find out the six pianists who have gone through to the next round, and now the announcement has come. The finalists are: Sean Chen, Dong Fei-Fei, Vadym Kholodenko, Nikita Mndoy...



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Blogging the Cliburn (Semifinals Day 4)

Kristian Lin
I’m glad the weather is heating up. This isn’t because it’s usually hot during the Cliburn and the heat feels like part of the ambience. I’m a guy who spends a lot of time sitting indoors in climate-cont...


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Gas Industry Spews Same Ol’ Same Ol’ Up North

Jeff Prince
It’s sad to see folks in other parts of the country dealing with same covert-crapola that Tarrant County residents have endured from urban gas drillers for the past decade. An editorial in this New York area newspaper def...



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Blogging the Cliburn (Semifinals Day 3)

Kristian Lin
Apparently, something really terrible happened on Game of Thrones last night. Please, nobody tell me what it was. After Chernov wreaked Game of Thrones-level violence on the Dvořák quintet last night, I suspect any performanc...


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Angelina Jolie Isn’t Only One In Breast Cancer Awareness News

Jeff Prince
Angelina Jolie is still getting media attention after announcing two weeks ago that she’d undergone a double mastectomy. The news media have been abuzz today after Jolie first public appearance since her surgery. Jolie is...



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Blogging the Cliburn (Semifinals Day 2)

Kristian Lin
Hate to admit it, but the Star-T had a provocative article today about the Cliburn jurors whose students are competing. The practice of including such jurors makes me uneasy, even though the competition has taken measures to pr...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Semifinals Day 1)

Kristian Lin
Wish I could say I took the day off to sleep and decompress, but instead I went and caught up with my other duties at the Weekly. Nevertheless, I do feel refreshed and ready to take in the semifinal round, which features all th...