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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 1 There’s always a good time to think about the less fortunate, so Tarrant Area Food Bank marks the beginning of September with an open house that takes the public behind the scenes of this local charity. The event is 1...


Kickoff

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September is here, so that must mean it’s time for football again. Specifically, it’s time for football at Cowboys Stadium, and with games going on three days this week (see: Monday blurb), the groundskeepers are going to h...



Night & Day

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WED ? 25 Texas Family Musicals closes out its season with two performances of Neil Simon’s chestnut The Sunshine Boys, about two old vaudeville actors who reunite one last time to reprise their routine for television. The sho...


Baroque Festival

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Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya begins his second decade leading the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra with a dramatic shift of gears this week. The annual preseason festival, now called the Great Performance Festival, starts Friday ...



Night & Day

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WED ? 18 Having suffered from anorexia nervosa for more than 20 years, Jena Morrow now makes it her mission to educate people about the condition through her experiences. She’ll be at TCU this evening to discuss her memoir, H...


Smoke Screen

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Made in 1936, Reefer Madness owes much of its current fame to its rediscovery in the 1960s. That’s because Louis J. Gasnier’s film (properly titled Tell Your Children) is so incredibly, laughably wrong about the effects of ...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 11 The New York Yankees play only two games in North Texas this regular season, and the second one starts tonight. With the sale of the team done and their newly acquired players settling in, the Rangers should be in the ...


Something for Everyone

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The Stolen Shakespeare Guild puts on its Condensed Shakespeare Festival for the next two weekends, and what an evening of theater it promises to be. This year’s festival, billed as the “Toga Party Edition,” has all kinds ...



Night & Day

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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 ...