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Phil the Skies

KRISTIAN LIN
Night & Day has always had a soft spot for scientific debunkers who go around poking holes in myths and superstitions. So it’s rather unusual that we’ve only recently run across the Bad Astronomy blog on Discove...


Being Green

KRISTIAN LIN
Spring is a time of renewal, and that includes new ideas about our relationship to the environment. Fort Worth Botanic Garden is offering two opportunities to think about that subject this Thursday evening with a pair of lectur...



New Frontier

Leonard Eureka
Enrica Tseng, who took her final bow as principal dancer with Texas Ballet Theater last season, and her husband, Chung-Lin Tseng, also a former principal with TBT, are now focusing on a company they founded a couple of years ag...


Opera Season

Leonard Eureka
Bunching all of its performances into an extended, three-week span in festival style has proved to be a financial boon for the Fort Worth Opera. This year’s go-’round starts Saturday with a sold-out performance of C...



Kick Off

Anthony Mariani
On Friday, Texas Dance Theatre introduces itself to Fort Worth with  a Gala Kickoff Opening at Scott Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.


Turning Corners

KRISTIAN LIN
How do you keep a classic play like Our Town from going stale? It’s simple – turn it into an opera. Of course, it helps to have one of America’s best living composers write the music. That would be Ned Rorem, ...



Glass Slipper, Silver Lining

Leonard Eureka
There’s good news and bad from Texas Ballet Theater as its season-closing revival of Ben Stevenson’s Cleopatra rolls into Bass Performance Hall this weekend.


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It’s a little weird that none of the marquee events at the Cowboys of Color Museum Weekend is actually being held at the museum itself. Then again, most of them are taking place at the nearby Will Rogers Memorial Center, ...



Moods of Mahler

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Gustav Mahler was a talented but tyrannical orchestra conductor, a believer in numerological superstitions and a man whose workaholic habits so wrecked his marriage that he and his wife wound up consulting Sigmund Freud himself...


MoMA Movies at the Modern

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth takes a two-week break from screening current independent films to make room for Still Moving: Classic Films from MoMA.