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Connor Barth and Matt Kopec enjoy a pasta dinner in “Elf: The Musical.”

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WED ▪ 19 With the change in seasons comes a change in menus and in the wines that accompany your winter meals. And to guide you through all that comes Pairings of the Season. Featuring food from Bob’s Steak & Chop House...


Albrecht Dürer’s “The Nativity” is on display at AMA.

Scenes from the Nativity

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The Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Massacre of the Innocents, the Flight into Egypt, the Adoration of the Magi, the Madonna and Child –– these incidents from the story of Christ’s birth have all been commonplace subje...



Kevin Kratzke plays Buddy Holly in Texas Family Musicals’ farewell show, Fri.

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WED ▪ 12 Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan have earned rave reviews in the U.K. for their performances in Skylight, a David Hare play about a wealthy restaurateur who drops in on his much-younger ex-girlfriend and finds her teach...


Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons in Whiplash at the Modern.

Blood and Skins

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Playing this weekend at the Modern, Whiplash is a soft-headed melodrama at heart, but its performances alone are worth watching. Andrew (Miles Teller) is a talented jazz drummer whose dreams of being the next Buddy Rich seem to...



Abi Oxley and AJ Azer create a familiar tableau in a new venue in Artisan Center Theater’s Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

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WED ▪ 5 Artisan Center Theater’s current production of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty might appeal to the crowd that bought tickets to Maleficent this summer, but it’s worth seeing just as much for the troupe’s new 150-seat...


Reese Witherspoon in Wild, part of LSIFF.

Multiple Screens

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For its eighth edition, the Lone Star International Film Festival has joined forces with Christopher Kelly of the late, lamented Modern Cinema festival. Together, they’re putting on what promises to be the biggest Lone Star f...



Come make an ofrenda for Día de los Muertos at Arts Fifth Avenue, Sat.

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WED ▪ 29 There will be a Spanish flavor when UNT Concert Orchestra gathers for its performance this evening. Clay Couturiaux will conduct Manuel de Falla’s Suite No. 2 from his ballet The Three-Cornered Hat and Chabrier’s...


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Angry Birds

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While praying for Tony Romo’s health, the Dallas Cowboys will have no fear of the Arizona Cardinals when they come to AT&T Stadium. By the same token, the Cards are playing excellent football and look like the class act o...



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...