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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 … :


Sweet Feet

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Texas Ballet Theater takes its annual look at shorter repertory pieces this weekend with four works.



Geisha Girls

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The title of the Kimbell’s new exhibit is Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings From the Floating World, 1690-1850.


Life of Johnson

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The Amon Carter’s newest exhibit is called William H. Johnson’s World on Paper, and it pays tribute to the African-American artist associated with the Harlem Renaissance.



Wednesday Matinees

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If you’re a reader who picks up this newspaper as soon as it hits the stands on Wednesdays (and we thank you), here’s your reward: The two events we’re spotlighting this week are both movies that screen tonight, so there...


Calling 940

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The week’s most interesting local events are in Denton, so gear up for the I-35 drive and hope the ice is gone.