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Go Tell It on the Mountain

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Even now, Henrik Ibsen doesn’t really get his due. It’s hard for us to appreciate the rut that European theater was stuck in in the 19th century, filled with stock characters and sentimental clichés. That didn’t change u...


Where Is My John Wayne?

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The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is holding an unusual sort of film retrospective while the Stock Show is going on. The Lone Star Western Film Series is showing John Wayne movies on Sundays, but rather than focus on...



Something On

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In 1970, British playwright Michael Frayn watched a performance of one of his own comedies from the wings of the theater and found that the action going on backstage was funnier than what was happening on the stage itself. From...


War Photographers

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The photography exhibit, Conflict Zone, sponsored by the local professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, features pictures taken by 19 military and civilian photographers, mostly in Iraq and Afghanistan o...



New Year’s Roundup

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With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday this year, this weekend is a prime opportunity to let it rip as you ring in 2012. If it suits your musical tastes, you can pick the swing and big-band music offered by Fort Worth Symp...


Big Brass Ones

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The 23rd annual Merry TubaChristmas event moves to a different location this year. Instead of downtown, it’ll be held outside TCU’s Jarvis Hall. In honor of this event, we at Fort Worth Weekly present fun facts about tubas,...



Port of Entry

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Maybe Galveston Island would be as famous as Ellis Island if some foreign government had thought to put a landmark like the Statue of Liberty over there. Nevertheless, the Texas port has a proud history of welcoming immigrants ...


Worthy KAWS

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Straddling the line between street art and high commerce is Brian Donnelly, a.k.a. KAWS. The 37-year-old New Jersey native started as a street artist who balanced that job with working on a freelance basis for Disney, painting ...



Space is the Place

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The Earth is crumbling. Disease is rampant, population is out of control, ice caps are melting. Of course, the logical thing to do is pack up and relocate –– to outer space.


Modeo Fund-raiser

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In celebration of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (November), some upstanding young citizens have banded together to throw a party at The Where House to raise awareness of men’s health issues in general and raise funds for re...