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Whatever your musical tastes, you may find that the place to satisfy them this week isn’t at the concert hall but in a movie theater. All of the events below take place on silver screens somewhere.


Return to the Opera

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You may not know the name of Thomas Pasatieri, but you’ve almost certainly heard his work.



Bourbon Street Blues

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For all of Spike Lee’s considerable achievements as a fiction filmmaker, he may be even better as a documentarian.


Gold Fingers

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For its first annual Allegro Guitar Festival and Allegro Amateur Competition, the Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society has made sure it’s in good hands.



Death in Dallas

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Ben Stevenson’s first major new ballet in several years will be unveiled at the Majestic Theater in Dallas this weekend.


Listen

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For all of you who were outraged when Pan’s Labyrinth lost the Best Foreign Film Oscar to The Lives of Others, you can see the latter film this week and take comfort in the fact that it’s pretty good, too. And if that doesn...



One-Man Bands

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The piano, it’s often said, is the one instrument that can best approximate the sonorities and sound volume of an orchestra.


From Bolshoi to Broadway

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Metropolitan Classical Ballet greets the spring with a double bill of old and new ballets.



College Boards

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We’re now far enough into the spring semester that collegiate theater departments have had time to rehearse and stage their new plays. Texas Wesleyan came out with its Benjamin Franklin play last week, and now most of the oth...


Little Children

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File this under the heading of The More Things Change … :