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Carmen Miranda is the subject of Artes de la Rosa’s new show.

Miranda Blossoms

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Rose Marine Theater is usually a place for Spanish- or Spanglish-language entertainment, but for this weekend only, it’s going Portuguese. The subject of Artes de la Rosa’s Mamãe eu Quero: The Story of Carmen Miranda is no...


The Harvest screens as part of Movies That Matter, Sat.

Documentary Matters

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The quarterly film series Movies That Matter comes to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth this weekend, screening socially conscious documentaries free of charge to the first viewers who show up and bringing in guest speakers t...



The Kimbell’s Renzo Piano Pavilion opens Wed.

Grand Piano

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Until now, the Kimbell Art Museum has been forced to put most of its permanent collection in storage whenever the museum hosts a major exhibition. This week, however, the grand opening of the Renzo Piano Pavilion means those da...


Giles McCrary’s documentary screens Fri.

Cellar Comes to Light

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If you read Fort Worth Weekly’s cover story about Giles McCrary and his documentary about The Cellar (“Cellar Dwellers,” May 8, 2013), you may remember that he wanted to finish his work on the film in time to submit it to...



Gunther Schuller receives a tribute at UTA, Sat.

Celebrating Composers

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Gunther Schuller turns 88 next week, and so UTA is holding a celebration of this composer who has led an extraordinary life. A sideman for Miles Davis on his Birth of the Cool album, Schuller gave up performing soon afterward f...


Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in August: Osage County at LSFF.

Lucky Seven

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The seventh annual Lone Star Film Festival takes place this weekend and gives us an advance look at Oscar-contending movies. Foremost among those are Nebraska, a deadpan black-and-white comedy by Alexander Payne (The Descendant...



Adonis Rose Jazz Orchestra performs at the reopening of Sundance Square, Sat.

Sundance Rises Again

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So, all that construction that’s been plugging up downtown Fort Worth for the past year and a half? It’s finally finished, and you’re invited to see the results at the Sundance Square Plaza Opening Celebration going on th...


Legendary composer Philip Glass will conduct his ensemble at Bass Hall, Tue.

Blood-Curdling

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In preparation for the 1999 reissue of Tod Browning’s classic horror film Dracula, Universal Studios commissioned Philip Glass to compose a soundtrack. The result has become a concert hall favorite (with or without the accomp...



Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer dance the title roles in TBT’s Romeo and Juliet.

Big Time Crush

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Surprisingly, it wasn’t until 1935 that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet made its way onto the dance stage, in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater. Prokofiev’s sumptuous score and Adrian Piotrovsky’s workable libretto made it poss...


Patrick Soluri is the composer of Figaro and the Zombie Apocalypse, a spoof operetta that will make its Fort Worth Opera premiere, Sat.

At the Zombie Opera

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For opera, creepy imagery is nothing new. Mozart’s Don Giovanni famously met his end at the hands of a ghastly statue, for example. And now we’ve got –– gulp ––zombies! This Saturday at The Live Oak Music Hall &...