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James Lassen’s “Velvet Elvis Costello” is up for auction at VELVEASL.

VELVEASL Cheese

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Here’s an interesting fact about velvet paintings: Velvet comes from the Kashmir region of Asia, and the first paintings on black velvet were executed by Russian Orthodox priests depicting religious icons of the Caucasus regi...


Jake Heggie's Ahab Symphony receives its world premiere with the UNT Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday.

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WED ▪ 24 As sometimes happens with opera composers, Jake Heggie found himself unable to shut off the tap of inspiration after completing work on his opera version of Moby-Dick. So he composed a further orchestral piece about ...



Brave Combo plays both Denton Arts & Jazz Fest and Prairie Fest this weekend.

The Great Outdoors

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There won’t be enough hours in this weekend to attend all of the different outdoor events going on, so you can just pick and choose which ones you’d like to use to take advantage of the lovely spring weather. Oenophiles are...


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WED ▪ 17 Like his contemporary George Gershwin, Vincent Youmans was a successful Broadway songwriter before his career was cut short — he left show business in 1934, at the age of 36. You can hear his talent for songcraft w...



Mary Dunleavy stars as Mimi in Fort Worth Opera’s production of La Bohème, opening 7:30pm Sat at Bass Hall.

Opera Festival Time

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The annual Fort Worth Opera Festival is back. Taking place mostly at Bass Performance Hall over the next several weeks starting this weekend, the event will feature a mix of old and new operas, including Puccini’s La Bohème,...


Snag one of these t-shirts from Miss Molly’s Toy and Candy Shop, Sat.

Westside Saturday

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Saturday is shaping up to be a Westside kinda day. From 11am to 6pm, the three-mile stretch of Camp Bowie Boulevard between University Drive and Ridglea Avenue will be bustling as part of Camp Bowie District’s inaugural Fresh...



British comedy, "People" will be broadcast at 2pm and 7pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

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WED ▪ 3 Alan Bennett’s play People is about a peculiarly British concern — an aristocratic but financially needy woman must open her manor to public tours to stay afloat — but we can still relate to its themes about how...


The Whirling Darvish and his Rangers teammates are back. AFLO/ZUMAPRESS.com

Welcome Back

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Remember how the Texas Rangers’ season ended last year? Wow, that was anticlimactic. You probably have another word for it that’s just as good. They went this off-season without acquiring any big-ticket players, but they st...



The Jeff Corwin Experience comes to UTA Wed, March 27.

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WED ▪ 27 Animal Planet viewers will recognize the name of Jeff Corwin. The conservationist and host of The Jeff Corwin Experience comes to UTA to discuss his work saving animal species from extinction. 100 Heartbeats: A Globa...


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Though it isn’t the Final Four, the regional round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament offers up some tasty games –– the four surviving teams from the South region will stop by Cowboys Stadium this weekend. The firs...