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The Beauty Is

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In November 2003, when the Cliburn Foundation and the Modern Art Museum were just starting their new series expressly devoted to contemporary music, the programmers set aside one concert for songs by three young composers bring...


Northern Exposure

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Last week may have been the Denton Arts & Jazz Fest, but this week UNT is offering even more interesting events for our readers up north or for downtowners who might want to head over there.



Big as all Outdoors

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It seems like everybody wants to get outside this weekend, judging by how many open-air festivals are going on.


Ice & Sand

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It may be spring, but some local sports fans may not be ready to leave winter behind yet.



Gilmore Girl

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The last great pianist from the country of Argentina was Martha Argerich, the sultry, eccentric, reclusive, unpredictable keyboard wizard who lit up the 1960s and ’70s with her volcanic musicianship.


Hell in the Carpathians

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A few weeks back, The New York Times ran a piece in their Sunday magazine about the suddenly hot Romanian film industry.



The Lang Way Around

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Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.


Arms and the Woman

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Stage West’s press release about Major Barbara likens the play to The Apprentice.



Feast Daze

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St. Patrick’s Day has gradually transitioned from a religious feast day to a secular holiday that provides a reason for everyone, regardless of religion or national origin, to sup, imbibe, and generally make merry in mid-...


Pas de Grand

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For its spring program, Metropolitan Classical Ballet makes a deep bow to Tchaikovsky.