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Mexican printmaker to give lecture on migrant issues in art
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Mexican artist Humberto Saenz will give a lecture about his work at 5 p.m. Thursday in Room 322 of Wooten Hall at the University of North Texas.

Saenz will discuss the art he's created to explore migrant perspectives and issues. His lecture coincides with the opening of Cara Mia Theatre's UNT performance of Deferred Action, a play about a young illegal immigrant — a DREAMer brought to the states from south of the border as a child. The lecture is also timed to open during Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Friday and goes through Oct. 15.

Saenz is a printmaker living in San Antonio, where he teaches at the...

The 15 Best Music Business Schools In 2017
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Within a former railroad depot-turned-restaurant, on the edge of the Downtown Arts District in Los Angeles, an ensemble entertains diners with a joyous mix of gypsy jazz, blues and Americana styles, playing fiddles, mandolin, trumpet and more.

The group, called The Vignes Rooftop Revival -- named for an early session atop the roof of a nearby artist’s loft -- is more than just a popular local band. With a revolving lineup of up to 15 musicians, the Los Angeles act also is a flourishing small business.

Commuting to gigs in the Arts District by foot, bicycle and skateboard, the group has built a solid...

UNT student creates app to help users clean their social media
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Sometimes history can make you cringe ... especially, perhaps, some of your old posts on social media.

"I kind of wear my emotions on my sleeve and kind of say things without worrying about the consequence,” said Jose Munoz, 32.

He gets fired up on Facebook when it comes to sports.

But Munoz just downloaded another app called Xpire to clean up things he wishes he had not said.

"Instead of having to scroll through there and delete every post, and search for hours and hours, I'll just search that keyword, pull it all up and delete,” he added.

For example, users...

Briefly in Arts: College of Music to host annual gala concert, dinner
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College of music to host annual gala concert, dinner

University of North Texas College of Music will host its annual gala concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 in the Winspear Performance Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 A. I-35E. 

The gala is the biggest fundraiser of the fall for the college. The money benefits scholarships for hundreds of music students. 

The concert features the UNT Symphony Orchestra  with student vocalists. The One O'clock Lab Band will perform at the reception and dinner that will follow the concert at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 N. Texas Blvd. 

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From funk to disco, night fever hits the Galleria
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Opening September 20, Galleria Dallas will host an exhibition of fashion from the 1970’s titled Night Fever: Fashions from Funk to Disco.  

Visitors at Night Fever will be transported back in time through a sensory explosion of music, light, video, imagery, and of course, amazing fashion. The exhibit will feature over 75 authentic garments and accessories from this iconic decade. Curated by Ken Weber of Vintage Martini, Night Fever will feature a diverse collection of American, French, Italian and Japanese couture designers...

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