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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...



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

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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.