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Visionary Awards are this Thursday from 6-8pm at Artspace 111 (see Thursday).

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 16 There’s plenty of French opera going on at the Fort Worth Opera festival (see sidebar), but if you need an appetizer, the UNT Concert Orchestra is performing excerpts from Berlioz’ The Damnation of Faust, which w...


Sean Panikkar stars in The Pearl Fishers at Fort Worth Opera.

Opera Stories

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The Fort Worth Opera festival takes the stage at Bass Hall this week, and it promises to be an event that will spur conversations for weeks. The main attraction will be tenor Sean Panikkar, who starred as Rodolfo in La Bohème ...



Exhibit Jennifer Casler Price presents the lecture Cultivated Warriors: Samurai as Patrons of the Arts in Japan at the Kimbell tonight.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 9 Samurai sought balance in every aspect of their lives, especially between military and cultural endeavors. Along with meticulously wrought suits of armor and swords, samurai also treasured finely detailed nature paint...


Legendary blues singer and guitar-slinger Robert Cray headlines Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival this weekend.

Main St. Is Here

Anthony Mariani
Shake a giant turkey leg. It’s time for Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival. There will be art, yes. A lot of it. Enough to fill huge swaths of downtown. Inside the festival’s Magnificent Mile will be all kinds of creative ob...



The Bay Area’s Burnt Ones concert at the Where House iincludes two outstanding, progressive Fort Worth bands: Vacations (featuring members of Fungi Girls) and The Fibs.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 2 There’s no telling when The Where House will close. All that we know for sure is that it will. And probably sooner rather than later, so tonight’s show has special significance. Headlined by the Bay Area’s Burnt...


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Final Four weekend

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Jerryworld, a.k.a. AT&T Stadium, now gets the opportunity to make up for that blizzard-stricken Super Bowl of a couple of years ago by hosting the Final Four this weekend. The games are on Saturday –– Florida and Connec...



See Wednesday

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 Rose Marine Theater brings in one of Mexico’s most distinguished writers. Mónica Lavín is a novelist, short story writer, newspaper columnist, and cookbook author who recently won the Iberoamerican Novel Prize fo...


Ryan Goolsby’s untitled piece is on display at TCU as part of Gallery Night.

Gallery Night (and Not)

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Spring Gallery Night is here again. Though lots of galleries are going with what they already have up, a few venues are busting out new stuff. All four Blagg brothers will take over Artspace 111, and at William Campbell Contemp...



Green Day's American Idiot starts at 7:30pm tonight at Bass Performance Hall.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 19 Rock music and Broadway haven’t always been best friends, but what the stage version of American Idiot may lack in plot or character, it makes up for in raw, idiosyncratic music, courtesy of Green Day’s ambitious...


Major Attaway and Cedric Neal star in Jubilee Theatre’s Ain’t Misbehavin’.

The Joint Is Jumpin’

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Jubilee Theatre takes a break from staging new fare to resurrect a classic this week. The Tony-winning 1978 musical revue Ain’t Misbehavin’ is built on the songs of Fats Waller, who in his short life (he died before his 40t...