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Cirque de la Symphonie

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra does the circus. Live circus acts will perform with the orchestra in Bass Performance Hall as part of a pops concert devoted to life under the Big Top. Aerialists, acrobats, dancers, jugglers, stro...


Cirque du Horror

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When composer and multi-instrumentalist David Pierce has a plan, the results can be so good it’s frightening. Last year, he put together the inaugural Cirque du Horror show in Denton by assembling several dozen of his favorit...



Glass Toe Shoes

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Cinderella, her prince, and two “ugly” stepsisters highlight Texas Ballet Theater’s season-opening performances at Bass Performance Hall this weekend. Carolyn Judson will dance the title role in Cinderella, TBT director B...


Time Machine Beta

Christopher Blay
Anthony Mariani
At Conduit Gallery on Saturday, Fort Worth multimedia artist Christopher Blay will offer Time Machine Beta, a piece that’s one part site-specific installation, one part performance art, and one part “relational art,” acco...



All the Small Things

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“I have a tiny world to save,” says the hero of the Scott Pilgrim graphic novels as he loses himself in a video game. His words can apply to a bunch of events going on this weekend.


Sneak Previews

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Christopher Kelly’s Great Movies You Haven’t Heard Of … Yet continues to give Fort Worth moviegoers a valuable advance look at likely Oscar contenders. This year the mini-festival expands to nine movies.



Scare Season is Here

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Fall can drag here sometimes, either with school starting back up or the weather just not getting as cool as we want. But fall also means the build-up to Halloween, and Fort Worth becomes host to a plethora of spectacular haunts.


Places, Everyone

KRISTIAN LIN
Sometimes a change of venue can make you see a play in a whole different light. The two local theater groups that we’re spotlighting here are certainly hoping you’ll have such an enlightening experience at their plays.



Kickoff

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September is here, so that must mean it’s time for football again. Specifically, it’s time for football at Cowboys Stadium, and with games going on three days this week (see: Monday blurb), the groundskeepers are going to h...


Baroque Festival

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Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya begins his second decade leading the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra with a dramatic shift of gears this week. The annual preseason festival, now called the Great Performance Festival, starts Friday ...