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Students from Arlington High School and Bowie High School exhibit at the AMA.

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WED ▪ 20 Arlington Museum of Art has spent this past month focusing on AISD Youth Art shows, devoting 10 days or so at a time to works by students from different local high schools. Today marks the beginning of the last of th...


A Bright New Boise plays at Circle Theatre, Mar 21-Apr 13.

My Own Private Idaho

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Circle Theatre continues to keep our theater scene fresh and relevant, opening the quietly disquieting A Bright New Boise this week. Samuel D. Hunter’s play, which debuted in New York in 2010, takes place entirely in the brea...



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WED ▪ 13 No matter where you live, chances are you’re in a zone for earthquakes, floods, fires, tornadoes, or hurricanes. These are all challenges for architects, so Tommy Stewart comes to Fort Worth Center for Architecture...


The Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway, Fri-Sun.

I’m Out

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Lots of organizations are taking advantage of the warmer weather to put on events to get you out of the house and ready for the upcoming season. If you’re looking to restock your wardrobe for spring and summer, the Dallas Vin...



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WED ▪ 6 UNT Symphony Orchestra plays this evening with the school’s Concerto Competition winners. Seven pieces of music will be heard in all, including Sibelius’ Violin Concerto and Ravel’s glorious Piano Concerto for t...


TCU Cellofest runs Thu-Sun.

Sit-Down Strings

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In his day job as a music critic, George Bernard Shaw once dismissed the cello as “a bee buzzing in a stone jug,” but more appreciative music-lovers know the instrument as the one that most closely approximates the range an...



San Antonio mayor Julián Castro.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 San Antonio mayor Julián Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention last summer, occupying the same slot that Barack Obama used eight years before as a springboard to bigger things. The ri...


Lambarena will be performed as part of TBT’s spring repertory, Fri-Sun.

Spring Fling

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Texas Ballet Theater brings two major works to Bass Performance Hall this weekend, plus a sprinkling of pas de deux. The two main attractions are Glen Tetley’s powerful Voluntaries, set to Francis Poulenc’s concerto for org...



Beyond Pollution screens Wednesday at 7pm at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

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WED ▪ 20 The Sierra Club’s regular meeting gets cinematic this month with a screening of Beyond Pollution. Barker White’s documentary about the BP oil spill and the damage it caused to the environment and the people livin...


Jafar Panahi in This Is Not a Film.

Films and Not Films

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By now, the story has become part of cinematic lore: Confined to house arrest and banned from filmmaking, Iranian director Jafar Panahi responded by shooting a documentary in his house and smuggling it out of Iran on a flash dr...