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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 4 The Texas Brahmas are back in the CHL playoffs, and this week they’ll be playing two or possibly three games at NYTEX Sports Centre against their North Texas rivals, the Allen Americans. After splitting the first tw...


Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm in Declaration of War.

Sing Through the Pain

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About eight years ago, French actors Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm were informed that their 18-month-old son was suffering from a brain tumor. Their tribulations in the years since then are the subject of Declaration ...



Zoé Héran and Jeanne Disson play kids’ games in Tomboy at Four Day Weekend Theatre, Wed.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 French filmmaker Céline Sciamma made an impressive debut a few years ago with her lesbian-themed drama Water Lilies. Her strongly reviewed latest film, Tomboy, about a 10-year-old girl who lets kids in her new neigh...


Reefer Maddness

Theater Roundup

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Lovers of the stage will enjoy an embarrassment of options this week. Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, about a playwright and an actress who encounter complications after leaving their previous spouses for each other, is a typi...



Ann-Marie Barker’s “The Living Room” at Casa Mañana.

Reframing

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For whatever reason, the main attractions at this year’s Spring Gallery Night seem to lie outside the usual venues. Don’t get us wrong: The traditional spaces still have some stimulating shows opening this weekend. William ...


Young Frankenstein runs thru Thu at McDavid Studio.

Night & Day

Anthony Mariani
WED ▪ 14 Tonight and tomorrow night only, Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the stage adaptation of Mel Brooks’ 1974 classic monster-movie spoof Young Frankenstein. Winner of the 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award and th...



Sargent paintings at Amon Carter

Amon Carter’s Sargent

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Two exhibits opened last Sunday: the sprawling The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark at the Kimbell Art Museum and the intimate Sargent’s Youthful Genius: Paintings from the Clark at the Amon Carter ...


Jason Wooten and Adam Hose in Rent.

Gays Gone By

Fort Worth Weekly
Two plays from the 1990s that tackle gay issues open this weekend. Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer and multiple Tony-winning Rent takes the stage at Casa Mañana through next weekend. Though the contemporary take on Puccini’s La...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 Having served as prime minister of Canada from 1993 to 2003, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien comes to TCU to discuss world affairs as part of the Vicente Fox Forum. His retirement hasn’t been uneventful; a few ...


Scenes from a Marriage

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Unlike many films that come to us from Iran, A Separation isn’t overtly political, which is probably why the thuggish Iranian government felt comfortable submitting it for Oscar consideration. Don’t let that put you off thi...