Big Ticket


Leonard Eureka
Marianna Ryzhkina, principal ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, will be a guest artist with Metropolitan Classical Ballet Saturday in Bass Performance Hall. She will appear in the Paquita Grand Pas partnered by compan...

Kelley Collection

The Amon Carter Museum welcomes the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper, a touring show of one of the country’s finest such collections. The show is named after a couple from San A...

Musical Q

“Since when do queens need an occasion to sing?” asked a gay character in last year’s film Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Whatever it is that draws gay men to musical theater, this year’s Q ...

Cliburn Time

Leonard Eureka
The 13th meeting of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition starts Friday at Bass Performance Hall. The 29 contestants, from 14 countries, were selected from a field of 147 by way of live auditions around the world. At ...

Phil the Skies

Night & Day has always had a soft spot for scientific debunkers who go around poking holes in myths and superstitions. So it’s rather unusual that we’ve only recently run across the Bad Astronomy blog on Discove...

Being Green

Spring is a time of renewal, and that includes new ideas about our relationship to the environment. Fort Worth Botanic Garden is offering two opportunities to think about that subject this Thursday evening with a pair of lectur...

New Frontier

Leonard Eureka
Enrica Tseng, who took her final bow as principal dancer with Texas Ballet Theater last season, and her husband, Chung-Lin Tseng, also a former principal with TBT, are now focusing on a company they founded a couple of years ag...

Opera Season

Leonard Eureka
Bunching all of its performances into an extended, three-week span in festival style has proved to be a financial boon for the Fort Worth Opera. This year’s go-’round starts Saturday with a sold-out performance of C...

Kick Off

Anthony Mariani
On Friday, Texas Dance Theatre introduces itself to Fort Worth with  a Gala Kickoff Opening at Scott Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

Turning Corners

How do you keep a classic play like Our Town from going stale? It’s simple – turn it into an opera. Of course, it helps to have one of America’s best living composers write the music. That would be Ned Rorem, ...