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Shape Up

we see dvd!

Life gets complicated. Today it’s burpies and bottles, but tomorrow you’ll be navigating the gray areas of white lies and the birds and the bees.

Savor the innocence of infancy, where everything’s black and white, with Wee See videos.

The DVD series, created by Rolyn Barthelman (known for his groundbreaking work in vectorized video) and Dallas musician Tim DeLaughter (front man for Tripping Daisy and then The Polyphonic Spree), is part art installation, part pacifier.

The hypnotic animations are a collection of bold, graphic, black-and-white shapes that move methodically across the screen to soothing scores by DeLaughter. The shapes engage little minds, and the trippy sounds might hark back to your hazy days of college.

Without being off color.


Available at Good Records, 1808 Greenville Avenue (214-752-4663); online at weeseeworld.com.

This Week in Dallas!

HEAR
Tales for Tots
What: Story time for preschoolers.
Why: Be a bookworm.
When: Wed., 4-4:30 p.m.
Where: Highland Park Public Library, 4700 Drexel Dr. (214-559-9400).

SHOP
Mini Boden

What: The British children’s wear collection makes its retail debut this side of the pond.
Why: Totally brill.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Nordstrom, NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expwy. (214-231-3900).

SAVE
The Pup Store
What: Get summer merch and last year’s ski stuff for kids for a steal.
Why: It’s a deal breaker.
When: Thru Sept. 7.
Where: St. Bernard Sports The Pup, Inwood Village, 5560 W. Lovers Ln., ste. 243 (214-366-3398).

LOCATIONS
1808 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
214-752-4663
8687 N Central Expwy
NorthPark Center
Dallas, TX 75225
214-231-3900
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