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Les Misérables runs Wed-Sun at Bass Hall.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Broadway debut of Les Misérables, but there’s an even better reason to see the show at Bass Hall this week: to prepare for the movie version hitting theaters this Christ...


The Birds, celebrating its 50th anniversary, screens at 7pm at various movie theaters

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 19 The last of Hitchcock’s films to be generally considered a classic, The Birds is a frequently baffling science-fiction yarn about a California coastal town that’s suddenly menaced when the local avian population ...



Corrie Donovan is a featured soloist at the Modern Music Festival.

Music of the Now

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Fort Worth’s contemporary classical music scene is in much better shape now than it was 10 years ago. It’s not just the universities and specialist groups like Other Arts and Sounds Modern (which held a concert just last we...


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ANTHONY MARIANI
WED ▪ 12 The end of this month is going to be brutal for your first-place Texas Rangers, who’ll be taking on the roaring A’s and Angels back to back. But until then, it’s smooth sailing, starting with a home stand again...



Le Freak headlines Grapefest.

Grapefest 2012

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Alexander Fleming, the bacteriologist who discovered penicillin, was quoted as saying: “Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.” Since biblical times and well before, the fermented grape has been credited with healin...


Tomb offering stand. Tang dynasty, 8th century. Earthenware, three-color (sancai) glaze, 2 1/16 by diam. 11 ¼ inches (5.2 by 28.6 cm). Norton Museum of Art, Purchase, the R.H. Norton Trust, 62.11. © Norton Museum of Art

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 The infinitely refined artistry of Chinese ceramics is on display at the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas. On the Silk Road and the High Seas: Chinese Ceramics, Culture, and Commerce explores the history of porc...



Mike Moffatt’s “Pocket Trouble” is on display at Fringe Gallery.

Street Art

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If you needed a reminder that it’s September already, Fall Gallery Night lands this Saturday evening. Many shows are up through next month, but you’ll want to hurry to catch some of the more short-lived ones, such as Grackl...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 29 Those of us who wish to write for a Catholic audience for a living should drop by the Catholic Writers’ Conference at Arlington Convention Center. The event includes a blogging summit in addition to the usual pitch...



Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg are exes and BFFs in Celeste and Jesse Forever.

My Best Friend’s Wedding

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Rashida Jones has had rewarding supporting roles in movies and on TV’s Parks & Recreation, but she’s never had a chance to prove herself as a leading lady in film. Celeste and Jesse Forever is that chance, one that she ...


fFormer No. 1 Jelena Jankovic will compete in the Texas Tennis Open tournament starting today thru Fri at Hilton DFW Lakes Hotel.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 22 Defending champion Sabine Lisicki has pulled out of the Texas Tennis Open, but you can still catch some bright names in this women’s tennis tournament as its later rounds wind down. Among them are Lisicki’s fello...