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Ballet Concerto holds its annual Summer Dance Concert, Thu-Sun.

Happy Anniversary

Fort Worth Weekly
This weekend brings the 35th edition of Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert, and the venerable dance troupe wants to make their annual outdoor recital a special occasion. In that spirit, the only work from the established ...


Parker Gerdes stars in Artisan Center Theater’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 22 - By the time this issue hits the stands, USA will have already won or lost one semifinal of the Copa América Centenario, but you can catch the other semifinal tonight between Colombia and Chile. These South American ri...



Curtis Raymond Shideler (foreground left) tries to placate a restive cast in Circle Theatre’s Don’t Talk to the Actors.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 15 - It’s all about 1990s kiddie nostalgia at Sundance Square tonight. As part of their Wednesday outdoor movie series, they’re showing Little Giants, a 1994 comedy that stars Rick Moranis (remember him?) as a dweeb who...


Built to Spill headline Untapped Fort Worth Festival.

More Beer!

Fort Worth Weekly
Somehow it seems appropriate that Built to Spill is headlining a craft beer festival. The Boise indie rock band is the main musical attraction at the Untapped Fort Worth Festival this weekend, and their name makes them as appro...



Fort Worth Museum of Science celebrates its humble beginnings in Hidden Treasures.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 8 - Outdoor movie screenings continue to spread across Tarrant County, and the latest venue to start is Levitt Pavilion. This summer, the Arlington music stage will be holding movies on Wednesday nights, and it starts its s...


“Aurora Borealis” is part of the Amon Carter’s Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

Parading Around

Fort Worth Weekly
Many people don’t think of African-American artists when they think of the great American abstract painters of the mid-20th century. Norman Lewis, born in Harlem in 1909 to Caribbean parents, made an abrupt turn into abstract...



Seth Johnston blazes a polluting trail in American politics in Drag Strip Courage’s Atwater: Fixin’ to Die.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 1 - Next month there will be no shortage of theater troupes trotting out patriotic material, but if you want to get an early jump on the flag-waving, Artisan Center Theatre comes through for you. Red, White, and True Blue! ...


TBT closes out the season with a trifecta of non-classical pieces at Bass Hall.

Closing the Season

Leonard Eureka
Changing pace from full-length ballets to an evening of three short contemporary works, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend in Bass Performance Hall with First Looks: the world premiere of Val Caniparoli’s Witho...



Carlos Brumfield ponders a sudden windfall at Jubilee Theatre’s Livin’ Fat.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 25 - Martin McDonagh’s first new play in more than 10 years is Hangmen, and its recent production at Bristol’s Old Vic has won raves for its humorous but weighty depiction of a 1960s executioner (played by David Morriss...


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Coda

Fort Worth Weekly
After an unusually tumultuous season, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra brings its 2015-16 concert season to a close this weekend. Their program is full of crowd-pleasers without even a vaguely unfamiliar piece to meet our ears, bu...