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Jonathan Flippo (front) finds it difficult to juggle Taylor Staniforth, Jenna Anderson, and Sara Blair in Theatre Arlington’s Boeing-Boeing.

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WED ▪ 14 The country music TV program The Penny Gilley Show has been taping at Grapevine’s Palace Theater all this week. Tonight marks the final one, with headliner Jake Hooker joined by polka stylists Ted Lange and Mollie ...


Karina Canellakis conducts DSO in Southlake, Sun.

Classical Crossover

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Music fans in Fort Worth are no strangers to seeing a woman conduct an orchestra — Mei-Ann Chen has proved to be a popular guest conductor for Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Now the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has joined in the...



Dancer LeAnn Benjamin performs in a hallowed museum’s exhibition space in National Gallery at the Modern. See Friday.

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WED ▪ 7 Much like their male counterparts, the TCU women’s basketball team is prospering this year. Unfortunately, so is everybody else in the Big 12, so even though the Lady Frogs are 8-4 at this writing, they’re near th...


Bruce Wood (right) rehearses dancers in this photo at AMA.

In a Dancer’s Memory

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The sudden death of Bruce Wood last spring left a huge hole in the dance world and North Texas’ performing arts landscape. The choreographer, who had studied under the legendary George Balanchine and enjoyed the status of pri...



Remi Budge and Caroline Ellis can’t help falling in love in Artisan Center Theater’s All Shook Up.

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WED ▪ 31 If you’d rather avoid all the New Year’s Eve stuff (see sidebar) going on today, your best bet is probably Panther Island Ice. Fort Worth’s only outdoor skating rink has been brought back for another holiday se...


Luke Wade headlines the New Year’s Eve celebration at Sundance Square.

Turn the Page

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As always, there are tons of New Year’s Eve events going on this Wednesday evening. The traditional ones include special performances of the shows at Stage West and Artisan Center Theater (see Monday blurb for more informatio...



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WED ▪ 24 Through December, the Omni Fort Worth Hotel has given the locals a reason to visit with readings from children’s books like The Legend of the Poinsettia and An Otis Christmas, accompanied by hot chocolate and cooki...


Matthew McConaughey in Interstellar, at FWMSH’s IMAX theater.

Big Big Screens

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After Christmas, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is bringing in two new films to show on its IMAX screen. The first is Interstellar, Christopher Nolan’s jumbo-sized and very science-friendly space epic. The movie...



A shot from last year’s Unsilent Night event in New York. CD/FW holds it here, Fri.

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WED ▪ 17 If you can look past the “Deutschland über alles” jingoism of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, it’s actually a rather enjoyable time. The Metropolitan Opera runs an encore broadcast of this, the only comic ope...


The Southern Lights flicker in Antarctica: A Year on Ice

Four Months of Night

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Most movies about the Antarctic focus either on the place’s natural wonders or on those cute and cuddly penguins. Those things are present in Antarctica: A Year on Ice, but they’re far from the whole show. This documentary ...