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Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

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Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra resumes its place in the pit and will be heard again next season...


Nicolas Cage tries to keep his demons in check in Joe.

Last Angry Man

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As far back as the late 1990s people were bashing Nicolas Cage for his bizarre career choices that seemed unbefitting an Oscar winner. We like Cage’s weirdness, even if it means stuff like the Ghost Rider movies. In Joe, he g...



Little Texas headlines the music at Main Street Days.

Beer in Wine Country

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With summer fast approaching, now is a good time to be sampling light, refreshing beers that fit the season. You can do that at the 30th annual Main Street Days celebration in Grapevine. The city named after the wild grapes nat...


Alex McDonald helps Symphony Arlington close out their season.

Alex Takes Arlington

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We first heard Alex McDonald at the screening recitals for last year’s Van Cliburn Competition and were impressed by the big sound and sense of color that this pianist brought to Chopin and Liszt. The Dallas native made the c...



Ansel Adams’ “The Tetons - Snake River” is part of the new show at AMA.

Ansel in Arlington

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Back in the 1990s, the Arlington Museum of Art was home to exhibitions as bold and innovative as any in North Texas, but after the departure of director Joan Davidow, the place became something of an afterthought compared to th...


Brave Combo headline Prairie Fest this Saturday.

Spring Out

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All the good events this week are taking place outdoors, so let’s celebrate the mild weather and run down what’s happening. The festivities start on Thursday with the Granbury Wine Walk, because why should Grapevine have th...



Sean Panikkar stars in The Pearl Fishers at Fort Worth Opera.

Opera Stories

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The Fort Worth Opera festival takes the stage at Bass Hall this week, and it promises to be an event that will spur conversations for weeks. The main attraction will be tenor Sean Panikkar, who starred as Rodolfo in La Bohème ...


Legendary blues singer and guitar-slinger Robert Cray headlines Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival this weekend.

Main St. Is Here

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Shake a giant turkey leg. It’s time for Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival. There will be art, yes. A lot of it. Enough to fill huge swaths of downtown. Inside the festival’s Magnificent Mile will be all kinds of creative ob...



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Final Four weekend

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Jerryworld, a.k.a. AT&T Stadium, now gets the opportunity to make up for that blizzard-stricken Super Bowl of a couple of years ago by hosting the Final Four this weekend. The games are on Saturday –– Florida and Connec...


Ryan Goolsby’s untitled piece is on display at TCU as part of Gallery Night.

Gallery Night (and Not)

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Spring Gallery Night is here again. Though lots of galleries are going with what they already have up, a few venues are busting out new stuff. All four Blagg brothers will take over Artspace 111, and at William Campbell Contemp...