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Music critic Scott Cantrell visited the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall earlier this month to deliver his lecture, “The State of Arts Criticism in America,” to an audience of about 50. In the Oct. 10 event, Cantrell spoke of how his career took off and how similar opportunities are not available to prospective critics today. Cantrell wrote criticism of local symphonies and operas for the Dallas Morning News for 16 years before turning to freelance writing...