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Meeting of Masters

Fort Worth Weekly
Film students should head to the Modern this weekend for Kent Jones’ documentary. The nominal subject of Hitchcock/Truffaut is the series of 1962 interviews of Alfred Hitchcock by fledgling director and former film critic Fra...



Fort Worth Weekly
Welcome to the NFC East, the NFL’s version of four eunuchs fighting over a condom. The collective incompetence of the New York Giants, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Washington Racist Nicknames have kept the Dallas Cowboys ...


Nuts a-Crackin’

Leonard Eureka
Tis the season for The Nutcracker, and Texas Ballet Theater begins a 17-performance run of the Tchaikovsky classic Friday at Bass Performance Hall. The sumptuous production, choreographed by artistic director Ben Stevenson, fea...


Latter Days

Fort Worth Weekly
Almost five years after The Book of Mormon debuted on Broadway and won seemingly every Tony Award in sight, this daffy, satiric, extremely foul-mouthed musical makes its way to Fort Worth. Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone...


Rapier Whit

Fort Worth Weekly
With all due respect to Clueless, the great teen comedy of the 1990s was Metropolitan. Coming just as John Hughes’ youth movies had petered out, Whit Stillman’s film injected intellectualism and sophistication into the teen...


Prague Rock

Fort Worth Weekly
First known as Bohemia and Moravia, then later as part of Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic has centuries of tradition of classical music. UNT’s Czech Music Festival aims to plumb this, but the event is going in unexpected d...


Give Us a Raise

Fort Worth Weekly
For whatever reason, there are a lot of local fundraising events happening on Thursday this week, so you may have to make a hard choice when it comes to where you want to bestow your largesse. Maybe this item will help you deci...


Starred Up

Fort Worth Weekly
This year’s Lone Star Film Festival marks its first under its new management, and we’ll be watching closely to see whether the movies are as good and as hotly anticipated as the ones that the previous directors have brought...

Dear White People plays at the Modern’s mini-festival this weekend.

It’s Bigger than Hip-Hop

Fort Worth Weekly
We’re not the only ones who’ve noticed the explosion in black filmmaking since a black man won the White House. So has Cary Darling, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram film critic who has organized Culture, Class, and Style: The ...


Colors of the Orchestra

Fort Worth Weekly
Karina Canellakis took Dallas Symphony Orchestra to our side of the county line last January, and now she’s back with a program designed to show off the various musical instruments that make up an orchestra. After Mozart’s ...