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George Takei talks about his colorful life and career at UNT, Monday.

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WED ▪ 22 If you go into National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Medea expecting a play about a large black man in drag as an old woman, you’re in for quite a nasty shock. Helen McCrory stars in the production of Euripides’...


Fei-Fei Dong plays a free concert at Fort Worth Library, Thursday.

Preludes to Nothing

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In the time of Bach, preludes were a genre of small musical pieces for the keyboard intended to introduce a larger work. However, in 1815 the German composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel published a set of piano preludes that were mea...



Edgar Degas’ “Dance Class” is part of the Kimbell’s Faces of Impressionism exhibit. See Sunday.

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WED ▪ 15 Verdi’s original opera version of Macbeth had the Scottish usurper sing a final aria after being mortally wounded by Macduff, but eventually the composer decided that that was too silly and returned to Shakespeare...


Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer in Texas Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty.

A Prince’s Kiss

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Texas Ballet Theater continues its run of Tchaikovsky ballets with season-opening performances of Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. The sparkling production was designed by Tony Award-winning Desmond Heeley...



MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibit catches on at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

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WED ▪ 8 The Dallas VideoFest kicks off today with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger, a 1926 film based on the story of Jack the Ripper. Later on the festival will show This Is Spinal Tap, Charles Burnett’s mast...


Del Shores makes a personal appearance at this year’s Q Cinema festival.

Shores to Shores

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For its 16th annual film festival, Q Cinema is bringing in a special guest with an outsize reputation. The Texas playwright, filmmaker, and actor will be on hand to screen Del Shores: Naked. Sordid. Reality, a filmed one-man sh...



Chris Taylor and Bethany Burnside wax Shakespearean in Sundown Collaborative Theatre’s (The Winter’s Tale). See Friday.

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WED ▪ 1 The TV show based on the Bones novels is winding down, but the books themselves are still going strong. Author Kathy Reichs will be in North Richland Hills this afternoon to discuss her latest entry, Bones Never Lie, ...


“Jolly Flatboatmen in Port” is part of the Amon Carter’s Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River.

Show Me

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One of the first internationally recognized artists to come from the American Midwest, George Caleb Bingham moved to Missouri at an early age, taught himself to paint, and by 1830, at the tender age of 19, was executing commiss...



Adam A. Anderson, Rico Romalus, and Seun Soyemi star in Jubilee Theatre’s The Brothers Size. See Friday.

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WED ▪ 24 What’s better than horses? How about horses and guns? The American Miniature Horse Association’s World Championship Show comes to Will Rogers Memorial Center this week, but separately there’s also the MSA Mount...


On Display

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If you want to see everything our city has to offer culturally, there isn’t a better value than Day in the District. For one day, Fort Worth’s most venerable historical, artistic, and scientific institutions open their door...