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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...



Night & Day

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...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Dallas Architecture Forum takes its lecture series to Arlington this evening when widely acclaimed architect James Carpenter comes to UTA to discuss the role of glass in architecture and his work developing new ty...


American Vistas

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This week two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open shows against each other, and they offer sharply different views of our nation’s history.



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 1 After breaking up with her boyfriend, animator Nina Paley took solace in reading the Sanskrit epic poem Ramayana while listening to vintage jazz records. The result was Sita Sings the Blues, an animated film that re-t...


Safe Harbor

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Le Havre made the honorable mention section of the Weekly’s list of the best movies of 2011, but only now can Fort Worth audiences get a chance to see this superb French comedy.