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A still from Francis Alÿs’ video installation “Rehearsal 1 (El ensayo)” is representative of the Modern’s new, Mexico-themed exhibit.

Modern Mexico

EDWARD BROWN
Through 26 works by 23 Mexican artists, including Eduardo Abaroa, Francis Alÿs, and Edgardo Aragón, the complex world of contemporary Mexico is captured in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s new exhibit, México Inside O...


Dark Circles Contemporary Dance makes its American debut this weekend in Fort Worth.

Dark Circles’ American Debut

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Dark Circles Contemporary Dance will make its American debut this weekend in Fort Worth. DCCD’s parent company was created three years ago by Joshua Peugh in South Korea, where he performed with the Universal Ballet of Seoul,...



Paul Unger and Flipside will honor the music of Charles Mingus, Thu.

Mingus on the Flipside

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Don’t think simply because Fort Worth is short on dedicated jazz venues that this town is short on jazz talent — not by a long shot. One person on our list of notable jazzbos is Paul Unger, whose day job is as a bassist for...


The cast of Artes de la Rosa’s Romeo and Juliet prepares to tackle The Bard.

A New Romeo and Juliet

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As one of Western culture’s greatest artistic creations — ever — Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has undergone numerous adaptations over the centuries. But one new incarnation stands to be one of the most novel (or sacri...



Vadym Kholodenko returns to the scene of his triumph, Tue.

Gold Returns

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In his first local appearance since winning the last Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko will open the Cliburn Concert Series on Tuesday with an unusual Rachmaninoff program in Bass Performance Hall. I...


Coach Gary Patterson leads TCU out at Cowboys Stadium, Sat.

Purple Patches

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The last time TCU played in the Cowboys Classic, it was the beginning of an undefeated season. Fans of the Horned Frogs must be hoping that this year’s game will be a good omen, though they’ll probably take more hope from t...



Cliburn silver medalist Beatrice Rana performs with FWSO this weekend.

The Russians Are Here

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If the recent Van Cliburn International Piano Competition didn’t satisfy your need for Russian classical music (all three medalists chose Russian concertos for the final round), then the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has you ...


MST3K takes on Starship Troopers, Thu.

Bug Zappers

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The pity of Rifftrax Live: Starship Troopers is that the original 1997 movie was supposed to be funny, but it failed so miserably at that job that now comedians are encouraging us to laugh at  the movie rather than with it. De...



Ann Cushing Gantz, Untitled, Gallery 440

Get There Early

Ann Cushing Gantz, Untitled, Gallery 440
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Local art enthusiasts became concerned last year when organizers of the Collectors of Fort Worth Art show said that, after a decade, they’d grown weary of putting together the popular annual event. The show, held each summer ...


Ed Ruscha’s “City” at the Amon Carter Museum.

Museum Days

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With not so many events going on this midsummer week, it’s a good time to hit some of the museums and see what you’ve been missing. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is showing an exhibit this weekend only entitled i...