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TCC’s 50th anniversary celebration goes on at Panther Pavilion, Sat.

Golden Summer

Fort Worth Weekly
This Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the election that created the Tarrant County Junior College District. Since then, the organization has shortened its name to Tarrant County College District, the enrollment has swelled ...


Jason Robert Brown comes to TCU for performances of his music.

Always Better

Fort Worth Weekly
This weekend, the TCU Festival of American Song returns for its second annual event and welcomes Jason Robert Brown. The 45-year-old composer is one of the new Broadway lights, combining the traditional Broadway style with clas...



The Wild Feathers headline Kimbell Fest: Scotland, Sat.

Scot and a Lot

Fort Worth Weekly
Scotland is not its own country yet, but this past spring’s failed independence vote seems only to have spurred on events so that now its eventual breakaway from the United Kingdom appears to be a foregone conclusion. This bi...


This water jar from Hano Village on the Arizona Hopi reservation is part of the Amon Carter’s new show.

Homegrown

Fort Worth Weekly
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has long proudly showcased its works both created and inspired by Native Americans. However, this week, they welcome Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Co...



Mimir Chamber Music Festival returns to Fort Worth this week.

Catch Mimir If You Can

Fort Worth Weekly
One of the city’s most underappreciated classical music institutions, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival, returns for another week at TCU and the Kimbell’s Piano Pavilion, and there is no shortage of good music to be heard. I...


Ballet Concerto’s 33rd Annual Summer Concert is this weekend.

Ballet Concerto’s Summer

Leonard Eureka
Two world premieres highlight Ballet Concerto’s annual outdoor program this weekend in Trinity Park Pavilion: Luis Montero’s Blood Wedding, based on the García Lorca play, and Ouroboros, a contemporary ballet by young chor...



Black Violin plays at Levitt Pavilion, Sat.

Hip-Hop for Strings

Fort Worth Weekly
Be honest. When you see two African-American guys dressed in hip-hop clothes, you probably don’t think “classical string players.” Nevertheless, that describes Black Violin, the duo that has forged a whole new genre of mu...


Dina Yoffe plays Chopin and Scriabin at Piano Texas, Sat.

Going Chopin

Fort Worth Weekly
The Cliburn festival played great swaths of Frédéric Chopin’s piano music last March, but there’s still much greatness left in his body of work, which is why Piano Texas has gone mostly all-in for the Polish master this s...



This doesn’t look like Chekhov: Stage West’s Vanya & Sonya & Masha & Spike.

Theater Round-Up

Fort Worth Weekly
At Tarrant County’s theater venues this week, the marquee opening looks to be Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play. Christopher Durang’s send-up of Chekhov’s dramas takes place in ...


Petite Mort will be one of three ballets as part of Artistic Director’s Choice.

TBT’s Season Finale

Fort Worth Weekly
Ending its season in party-like mode, Texas Ballet Theater presents the mixed repertory program Artistic Director’s Choice at Bass Performance Hall this weekend. There will be a world premiere by British choreographer Jonatha...