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Dear White People plays at the Modern’s mini-festival this weekend.

It’s Bigger than Hip-Hop

Fort Worth Weekly
We’re not the only ones who’ve noticed the explosion in black filmmaking since a black man won the White House. So has Cary Darling, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram film critic who has organized Culture, Class, and Style: The ...


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Colors of the Orchestra

Fort Worth Weekly
Karina Canellakis took Dallas Symphony Orchestra to our side of the county line last January, and now she’s back with a program designed to show off the various musical instruments that make up an orchestra. After Mozart’s ...



Texas Ballet Theater’s blockbuster Dracula returns to Bass Hall this weekend.

Dracula Returns

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Following the lead of movies, TV shows, and novels, Texas Ballet Theater revives Dracula this weekend –– just in time for Halloween. Opening TBT’s season in Fort Worth, the blockbuster will darken Bass Hall five times, ev...


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The Outsiders

Fort Worth Weekly
Away with the derivative and tritely academic products of the art schools! Give us the original artistic visions developed in isolation by lonely cranks and allowed to flower into their full weirdness! That’s the ethos of the...



Julie Boulianne sings Berlioz with FWSO.

Witold You So

Fort Worth Weekly
The Polish composer Witold Lutosławski (pronounce the “ł” like a “w” and the “w”s like “v”s) isn’t as famous as his Russian contemporary Dmitri Shostakovich, but he had similar troubles with the Communist au...


Sophia Ceballos’ untitled work is part of the Exhibitionists show.

15 Hours

Fort Worth Weekly
This week’s spotlighted event is called Exhibitionists, but you will be either relieved or disappointed to find out that there won’t be large numbers of naked people running around. No, this is a pop-up event being put on b...



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I Want Kehinde

Fort Worth Weekly
It’s not often that an artist gets a boost from a TV show, but millions of viewers of Empire have seen Kehinde Wiley’s paintings hanging in the mansion belonging to the show’s wealthy rap mogul. The 38-year-old Los Angele...


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Absolut Weekly

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Fall Gallery Night is always so much fun that we decided to get involved directly this year. Fort Worth Weekly is partnering with Absolut Vodka to put on the Absolut Art House Event, a pop-up exhibit that pays tribute to the Sw...



Orson Welles hams it up in Mr. Arkadin, part of the Modern’s Orson Welles retrospective.

Welles Done

Fort Worth Weekly
Too often, Orson Welles is portrayed as a tragic burnout case, a boy genius who made possibly the greatest movie ever when he was 26 and then descended into ruin and neglect from the film industry. It’s true that his late day...


David Courcheron plays with FWSO’s Classical Masters Festival. Photo by Jeff Roffman.

Mostly Mozart

Fort Worth Weekly
We all know classical music as what’s traditionally played in the concert hall as opposed to clubs or stadiums, but Classical music (with a capital “c”) is specific to Western music written in the 18th and early 19th cent...