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The Dean

Leonard Eureka
It may come as a jolt to some people, but Ballet Concerto, the performing wing of the Margo Dean Dance Studio, celebrates its 40th anniversary this week, with performances Thursday through Sunday in Trinity Park.


Gender Roles

KRISTIAN LIN
Our summer dose of Shakespeare plays arrives in the form of Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s Condensed Shakespeare Festival, which runs for two weekends at Fort Worth Community Arts Center. The fourth annual festival presents t...



New MCB

Leonard Eureka
Marianna Ryzhkina, principal ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, will be a guest artist with Metropolitan Classical Ballet Saturday in Bass Performance Hall. She will appear in the Paquita Grand Pas partnered by compan...


Kelley Collection

KRISTIAN LIN
The Amon Carter Museum welcomes the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper, a touring show of one of the country’s finest such collections. The show is named after a couple from San A...



Musical Q

KRISTIAN LIN
“Since when do queens need an occasion to sing?” asked a gay character in last year’s film Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Whatever it is that draws gay men to musical theater, this year’s Q ...


Cliburn Time

Leonard Eureka
The 13th meeting of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition starts Friday at Bass Performance Hall. The 29 contestants, from 14 countries, were selected from a field of 147 by way of live auditions around the world. At ...



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...