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Playin’ with the Band

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Metropolitan Classical Ballet brings the dance season to a close this weekend with a double bill of new works by company co-directors Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov.


Faces

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Contrary to what you may think, the advent of photography didn’t do away with the tradition of painting portraits, even of photorealistic ones.



Curtain Call

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The Fort Worth Opera’s first annual festival ends this weekend with final performances of all three current productions: Madame Butterfly, Frau Margot, and Falstaff, in Bass Performance Hall.


All Eyes on the Frau

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The Fort Worth Opera presents the most anticipated event of its Festival at Bass Performance Hall, with the world premiere of Thomas Pasatieri’s Frau Margot.



Opening Act

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The Fort Worth Opera’s first multi-week festival continues in earnest this weekend with performances of Verdi’s Falstaff, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, and Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at Bass Performance Hall.


Opera Season Takes Flight

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It’s taken over a year to put together, but the Fort Worth Opera’s new festival format will be unveiled Saturday with a performance of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly in Bass Performance Hall.



Greed Is Bueno

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Almost 300 years lay between Shakespeare’s death and the beginning of the 20th century, and in that time theater did not go languishing.


Get Out!

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This spring has been rainy so far. (Quit complaining! Tarrant County is no longer suffering a drought!) But Mother Nature permitting, we’ll all be able to enjoy the outdoor events scheduled for this weekend.



Movie Music

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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.