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Glass Slipper, Silver Lining

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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.



Benchmarks

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The Chinese regard eight as a lucky number, which is one reason the Beijing Olympics are beginning on the date 8/8/08.


New Stuff on North Side

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If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you can’t go wrong heading to the north side of town.



Revivals

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With Casa Mañana suddenly going in for the newfangled likes of Spamalot and Avenue Q this summer, it’s ironic that this week the most interesting things in town are two theater troupes opening old shows.


Happy Birthday, Casa

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Casa Mañana has been around for 50 years! Who knew?!



Arthur’s Songs

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The local theater troupes have staged innumerable revivals of Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot, but this week we finally get a look at Monty Python’s Spamalot, the stage version of the 1974 classic film Monty Python and t...


Red Stars

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Guest dancers in gala showstopping performance pieces will highlight Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s season-closing program, An Evening with the Stars, Saturday in Bass Performance Hall.