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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 4 The Aardvark takes a break from local bands to host the Pretty Things Peepshow tonight. This burlesque and sideshow includes live music, whip cracking, contortionism, sword swallowing, walking on broken glass, and other...


Sing It Out

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College campuses are supposed to be dead in the summer, but UNT isn’t holding to that this week. The school’s dance, theater, and opera students will all be taking the stage this weekend only, so you may want to head up to ...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 28 It’s nice to have the Texas Rangers beating up on their divisional rivals instead of the other way around. The Oakland A’s visit the Ballpark this midweek, with the Rangers facing perfect-game pitcher Dallas Braden...


Can We Talk?

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If you missed the one-week run of Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work at AMC Grapevine Mills, don’t despair. Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg’s documentary portrait of the standup comic/TV talk show host comes to the Modern Art Museu...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 21 The show in Arlington Museum of Art’s Mezzanine Gallery is appropriately entitled Wide Spectrum. Encompassing both James Haddock’s abstract landscapes and Mahto Hogue’s highly traditional Southwestern portraits, ...


Blue Heaven

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Jubilee Theatre’s musical revue Blues in the Night takes its title from Harold Arlen’s shimmering, insinuating 1940s jazz number, and that should give you the right clue about what to expect from this show. The emphasis is ...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 14 This month UNT Planetarium is holding special presentations for families on Wednesday mornings. This week features a puppet video made by UNT staff that covers the role of the sun and moon in the weather and the changi...


MCB is Back

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After a six-month absence, Metropolitan Classical Ballet is back with a four-ballet program Saturday at Texas Hall on the campus of University of Texas at Arlington. Guest dancers and returning principals from previous years wi...



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WED ? 7 Former American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado stars in Dallas Summer Musicals’ production of Dreamgirls running this month. As usually happens with stage shows that spawn successful movie musicals, the actors have to c...


Metamorphoses, Apocalypses

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The annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival is always good for a few pieces of music that you’ve never heard before, and this year’s program is no exception. Besides the usual component of Beethoven and Brahms, this year’s fe...