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Martin Clark and Meng-Jung Tsai in The Threepenny Opera.

English Steal

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Before they were chased out of Germany by the Nazis, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill were the most potent force in European theater, pioneering a style of drama called “epic theater” that used devices such as musical numbers ...


The Ridglea branch of Fort Worth Library holds a community meeting this evening to discuss future improvements to the branch.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 25 We should take advantage of every opportunity to improve our cherished public institutions, and you have one such opportunity when the Ridglea branch of Fort Worth Library holds a community meeting this evening to di...



Step Rideau brings his Zydeco Outlaws to National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration.

Cowboy Zydeco

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The National Day of the American Cowboy started in 2004 as a result of the efforts of American Cowboy magazine, which wound up designating the fourth Saturday of every July as a day of recognition. This year in Fort Worth, the ...


Roberto Montenegro. The First Lady, 1942. Oil on cardboard.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 18 After Mexico established itself as a free nation in 1910, culture blossomed in extraordinary fashion as the country’s artists such as Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, and Rufino Tamayo engaged the trends sweeping the...



Ben Stidham and Elizabeth Dewhirst in Anything Goes.

Easy to Love

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Anything Goes was revived on Broadway last year to great acclaim, but the musical has never really been in eclipse. Since it debuted in 1934, the show has endured as a vehicle for some of Cole Porter’s greatest songs. The sto...


HOffman

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 11 Based on the short stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann, Offenbach’s opera The Tales of Hoffmann is an episodic work in which a drunken Hoffmann tells various tales of his romantic misadventures to students in a tavern. In a...



Lloyd Harvey stars in Jubilee Theatre’s Company.

Bell Rings, Door Chimes

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Jubilee Theatre has reinterpreted the likes of Shakespeare and Molière before, but when it comes to musicals, the troupe usually sticks with original material. And why not, given that their original shows have been such great ...


Independence Day

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 4 As you might expect on Independence Day, there are all manner of 4th of July celebrations going on this evening. We note that Fort Worth’s official celebration, Fort Worth Fourth, has moved to Panther Island Pavilio...



Barbara Tucker and Brahms “Bravo” LaFortune in Check Your Body at the Door.

Modern Motion

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The cool, air-conditioned confines of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will be the perfect place to take in the Modern Dance Festival at the Modern, the ninth annual staging of this Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth showcase, wh...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 Weren’t the Detroit Tigers supposed to have the best offense in the majors by now? Injuries have reduced last year’s AL Central champions to a .500 team, but they’re still dangerous, and they’ll be thinking a...