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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...


Nutcracking Times Two

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Both Texas Ballet Theater and Metropolitan Classical Ballet will open their annual Nutcracker productions this weekend: TBT in Bass Performance Hall and MCB in Texas Hall on the University of Texas at Arlington campus.



Mean Green Christmas

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The colleges are offering a smorgasbord of events before the crush of finals and the winter break, but UNT has a particularly intriguing slate of things going on this week. The week is bookended by lectures about war zone exper...


Modeo for Men’s Health

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If you’ve noticed a more than ordinary amount of moustaches around town, it isn’t just your imagination. Movember, a foundation dedicated to raising awareness and funds for men’s health, challenges men around the world to...



Drewe Lies

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People don’t usually think of graphic novels as a medium for delicate literary satire, but that’s what Posy Simmonds accomplished when she wrote Tamara Drewe, which has now been turned into a dense and funny comedy film. It...


Touch Me

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Duncan Sheik first came to prominence in the mid-1990s as a pop singer-songwriter, carving out airy, pleasing songs like “Barely Breathing” and “She Runs Away.” For all the lapidary artistry of these gems, he envisioned...