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Just like so many others, business owners across the Metroplex were hit hard by the news that Prince was pronounced dead last Tuesday. In celebration of his body of work, companies throughout North Texas are hosting events in his honor. 

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Scheduled through October, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum again offers its popular Bluebonnet Tours. 

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Much of hip-hop’s popularity and relatability stems from pain – the harsh realities of impoverished neighborhoods, the feeling of inferiority hiding beneath “bars” about material things. Hip-hop is this generation’s blues.

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Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen “Doubt” at 7 p.m. on March 24 at the Angelika Film Center, 7205 Bishop Road in Plano as part of its 2015-16 “Religion: Opiate or Oracle” theme.

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What do you get when you combine the extreme sport of rodeo with the fresh, urban feel of hip hop music? Hip Hop Cowboys, which is readying for its ride back into Mesquite on March 19, with a show that's exciting and family-friendly. Hip Hop Cowboys Fifth Annual Spring Rodeo will be rocked b…

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Summertime is the beginning of concert season. With the summer heat just months away, the city of Rowlett has announced a Summer Concert Series set to feature food, fun and live music.

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Musicians and artists from around the country are set to perform at Richardson’s 24th annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival, set for May 20-22. The award-winning arts event will live up to its reputation as North Texas’ largest music festival by featuring a variety of local and national…

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Since 1989, “Steel Magnolias” has been the on-film representation of sisterhood and the nuances in these relationships that feel universal to many. In every small town, there is a beauty salon that is the watering hole for women who unpack their work week, love lives, stresses, woes and pop …

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The Garland Symphony Orchestra's Concert VI of the Symphonic Treasures! season features trumpeter Kyle Sherman performing Arutunian's Trumpet Concerto at 8 p.m. on March 18.

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The Irish hold the legend of Saint Patrick, whose story is a common one, and the witches know it well. They waited until the veil between the world of humans and the world of faeries was stretched thin and Shannon MacKenna rose to power in the Dark Hour coven. She called upon the Leprechaun …

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Famed cooking pioneer Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” With spring and summer quickly approaching comes an array of food festivals dedicated to the enjoyment of good eats by the “best people.”