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Dirk Nowitzki portrait by George W. Bush
Retired Dallas Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki's portrait and immigration story are featured in the former President's book. Photo courtesy of George W. Bush Presidential Center
Frida Kahlo, Diego and Frida 1929 – 1944, 1944
Frida Kahlo, Diego and Frida 1929–1944 Photo courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art
7-11 mural
Mural by Brandon Adams at the 7-Eleven on South Lamar in Dallas. 7-Eleven
North American tour of Wicked
Allison Bailey and Talia Suskauer in the North American tour of Wicked. Photo by Joan Marcus
Drac in the Saddle Again
Pocket Sandwich Theatre and its melodramas, like Drac in the Saddle Again, will need a new home at the end of 2021. Photo courtesy of Pocket Sandwich Theatre
Van Gogh_Cabanes de bois parmi les oliviers et cyprès
Van Gogh's Cabanes de bois parmi les oliviers et cyprès, estimated about $40 million. Photo courtesy of Christie's
Shakespeare Dallas at Samuell-Grand Amphitheater
In non-COVID times, patrons pack the park for Shakespeare Dallas productions. Photo by Boleyn Photography
Hamilton national tour
Surprise! Hamilton came back to Dallas. Photo by Joan Marcus
Frida: Immersive Dream
"Frida: Immersive Dream" is coming to Dallas in spring 2022. Photo courtesy of Frida: Immersive Dream
Dallas director Derek Whitener
Derek Whitener Derek Whitener/Facebook