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Leonard Slatkin returns to FWSO this weekend.

Return Engagement

Fort Worth Weekly
It was quite a coup for the Van Cliburn Piano Competition to engage one of America’s greatest conductors, Leonard Slatkin, to conduct the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for its final round three years ago. The maestro will ret...


TBT returns with a Classic Combination.

Back to Texas Ballet Theater

Leonard Eureka
Starting the year with a full repertory program, Texas Ballet Theater will present three classic gems from the last century in Bass Performance Hall this weekend. Harald Lander’s Études and Jerome Robbins’ The Concert (Or ...



The Attacca Quartet performs as part of the 2016 Cliburn Festival.

Red White and Blue Notes

Fort Worth Weekly
What is American music? You may have a hard time answering that after the Cliburn Festival, a series of five concerts of vocal and chamber music that encompasses our nation’s various strains of expression. Each concert is hel...


Goya — Visions of Flesh and Blood plays at Rave North East Mall, Thu.

Faces Before Us

Fort Worth Weekly
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes is in many ways disturbingly modern. He excelled at depicting terrors of the soul, whether they were imaginary ones like the witches and demons in his “Black Paintings” or more concrete o...



Joshua Roman plays at the Kimbell, Thu.

Cello Pärt

Fort Worth Weekly
The Cliburn Concerts were scheduled to bring in Alisa Weilerstein this week, but she had to cancel. Not to worry, though; Joshua Roman should prove a more than adequate replacement. The 32-year-old Oklahoma City native is known...


Seven Guitars opens at Jubilee Theatre this week.

Black and Blues

Fort Worth Weekly
“They about to drive me crazy,” says one character in August Wilson’s Seven Guitars. “Who don’t know where the other one is or went or ain’t going or is going and this one’s dead and this one’s dying and who sho...



Alexander Calder’s “Trois Oignons” is up for sale at the Modern’s From the Vault auction.

Out of the Basement

Fort Worth Weekly
The thing about being a modern art museum is that, if you hang on to your artworks long enough, they’re not modern anymore. That’s what the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is facing with some of its pieces, so it’s holdin...


Mustang plays at the Modern, Fri-Sun.

Unbroken Horses

Fort Worth Weekly
Why did France submit an entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar that was filmed in Turkey and performed entirely in Turkish? Writer-director Deniz Gamze Ergüven was born in Ankara but emigrated to France as a girl. Her debut fi...



Joshua Roman plays with FWSO, Fri-Sun.

Electronical Music

Fort Worth Weekly
For those of you who think Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is at its best playing contemporary music, this weekend is the time to hit Bass Hall. They’re playing two works by Mason Bates, the composer who turns 39 in a few weeks...


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What Are You Doin’ New Year’s?

Fort Worth Weekly
This year’s New Year’s Eve events don’t look as appealing as the ones last year, but they’re still well worth rounding up here in this space so you can decide where to spend the last hours of 2015. Music seems to be the...