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Barber and Boyer

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Classical music fans have an all-American week to look forward to, and it’s not even close to the Fourth of July. Besides the various performances of John Adams’ works going on locally (see Wednesday’s blurb), the Fort Wo...


Oscar All Day

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For those who treat moviegoing as an extreme sport, we give you the Best Picture Showcase. AMC Theatres has been running this program for some years, screening all of the Oscar nominees for Best Picture shortly before the Acade...



Texas Ballet Theater Turns 50

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It’s been a rocky road over financial and sometimes artistic potholes, but Texas Ballet Theater made it to 50 this year. Artistic director Ben Stevenson and company will celebrate the anniversary with two programs at Bass Per...


If Music Be the Food of Love

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Though Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year, most of the events celebrating it are going on during the weekend, and an unusual number of them feature classical music. On Friday, the Three Redneck Tenors visit White’s...



Come to the Cabaret

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William Bolcom was writing accessible popular music for the concert stage when that was not a cool thing to do. The 72-year-old composer will be at the Modern this weekend for a retrospective concert of his work.


A Different Tea Party

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Greg Mortenson has one of those lives that make you ashamed not to have done more with your own. He was already a U.S. Army medic-turned-mountain climber when he had a life-changing experience in 1993. Having had to rescue a fe...



It Looked Like This

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One of Fort Worth’s more interesting art shows is opening on Thursday evening at the Fort Worth Central Public Library. Hidden Views contains objects of particular note from the museum’s archives, and it’s all attractivel...


Sugar Rush

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Foodies should flock to the Modern this weekend to catch Kings of Pastry. This documentary film follows three French pastry chefs as they take part in the 2007 version of the Meuilleurs Ouvriers de France, a grueling three-day ...



Kid Rock

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This Christmas week, it’s a good time to get down with the kids. Nearly 44,000 local schoolchildren contributed artworks to the Slant 45 project at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and now notable examples of those w...


Holiday Getaways

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TCU’s KinoMonda film series is usually a place for foreign fare, but this week they’re taking a break from that to present something local. Tom Huckabee’s road-trip comedy Carried Away is about a young man from Fort Worth...