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Musical Games

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Here’s to the local symphony orchestras doing weird things with their programming.


Big Art, Little Art

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It’s too early in the year for the local museums to be launching major exhibits, but some of them are giving us new stuff to look at all the same.



Great Scot

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It’s a great day for America, everybody, and we’ll tell you why: Craig Ferguson is at Bass Hall this Saturday.


Year-End Games

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The new year is a great time to resolve to lose weight by playing more sports, but often that resolution quickly becomes “get out and watch more sports” and before long degenerates into “try to duplicate the r...



Red and Green

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While Texas Ballet Theater moves its heavy-duty Nutcracker to Dallas for six performances at State Fair Musical Hall starting Thursday, Metropolitan Classical Ballet trots outs its Bolshoi-inspired version Friday for four perfo...


Still Crackin’

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December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.



Holiday Homecomings

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Late November is usually a sleepy time for local theatergoers, with all the companies putting on cozy holiday fare, occasionally punctuated by some spikier stuff like The Santaland Diaries.


Old Believers

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In the centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, European civilization was fairly nonexistent and Christianity was just one of a number of religions vying for followers with the likes of Mithraism, Baalism, and Gnosticism...



Lone Star Movie Stars

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It’s finally here, ladies and gentlemen. After years of a cultural scene without a film festival to its name, Fort Worth finally gets back on the horse when the first Lone Star International Film Festival takes place downtown...


Russo-America on Pointe

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In a season-opening double-header, Metropolitan Classical Ballet has booked appearances in both Houston and Fort Worth this week.