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Ballet Concerto’s Summer

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For the first time in 25 years, Ballet Concerto’s annual summer program will not include flamenco dancing. Instead, choreographer Luis Montero has created a major balletic setting of Medea for Margo Dean’s company. Michele ...


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WED ? 16 The double bass is called that because it goes an octave below the cello, and in recent decades heavyweight composers such as Elliott Carter, Einojuhani Rautavaara, John Harbison, Christopher Rouse, and Gian Carlo Meno...



Big Sounds

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For centuries, people have yearned to be surrounded and subsumed by music that penetrates to the very soul. The concert hall is one place to do it, but your local movie theater might be almost as good.


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 WED ? 9 TV nostalgists should head to Bass Hall this week to watch Melissa Gilbert star in the stage musical version of Little House on the Prairie, this time playing Ma Wilder instead of little Laura. The show, which fea...



LeBlanc Memorial Benefit Show

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It’s been almost five years since the death of Danielle LeBlanc, but thanks to her family and the local community, her memory has continued to live on through the annual Danielle LeBlanc Memorial Benefit Concert for Battered ...


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WED ? 2 At noon, 8.0 Restaurant & Bar is hosting its annual Indianapolis 500 Champion’s Luncheon, presented by Texas Motor Speedway. The Indy champion, who will be making just his or her second public appearance after bei...



Curtain’s Up on Q Cinema

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The 12th Annual Q Cinema Gay & Lesbian Film Festival boasts half a dozen Southwest premieres including romantic comedies, political documentaries, and dramas about the intersection of religion and homophobia. But the most a...


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WED ? 26 The end of May means the Crowne Plaza Invitational, and with Tiger Woods nursing a sore neck and bruised public image (not that he ever played our city’s tournament anyway), Masters champion and new favorite PGA golf...



Una Poca Justicia

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It’s easy to see why The Secret in Their Eyes won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film this past year. This Argentinean movie is a grand romance and a meditation on the regrets of old age, wrapped up in a cop thriller that nicely ...


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WED ? 19 The recent parole of Talmadge Hayer a.k.a. Thomas Hagan, the only assassin of Malcolm X to admit his guilt, falls during the 45th year since the civil rights leader was murdered. Today would have been Malcolm X’s 85t...