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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 8 Ballet Concerto once again rings in the holiday season with a selection of works that pointedly do not include The Nutcracker. This year’s selections feature Swingin’ Into the Holidays and The Christmas Grump, based...


Nutcracking Times Two

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Both Texas Ballet Theater and Metropolitan Classical Ballet will open their annual Nutcracker productions this weekend: TBT in Bass Performance Hall and MCB in Texas Hall on the University of Texas at Arlington campus.



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 1 Arlington Museum of Art opens its new show in midweek, and even more unusually, instead of paintings or sculpture, the Christmas Tree Festival features trees decorated by various charities. Good for AMA for waiting unti...


Mean Green Christmas

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The colleges are offering a smorgasbord of events before the crush of finals and the winter break, but UNT has a particularly intriguing slate of things going on this week. The week is bookended by lectures about war zone exper...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 24 After a playoff flameout last year, the Texas Brahmas try to get back to their title-winning ways as their season gets under way. A familiar opponent, the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs team, faces the Brahmas tonight but,...


Modeo for Men’s Health

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If you’ve noticed a more than ordinary amount of moustaches around town, it isn’t just your imagination. Movember, a foundation dedicated to raising awareness and funds for men’s health, challenges men around the world to...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 17 Remember when Les Misèrables was one of Broadway’s biggest hits? Musical theater sure has come a long way since then. Today’s stage may be dominated by the likes of Wicked and Spring Awakening, but those nostalgic...


Drewe Lies

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People don’t usually think of graphic novels as a medium for delicate literary satire, but that’s what Posy Simmonds accomplished when she wrote Tamara Drewe, which has now been turned into a dense and funny comedy film. It...



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WED ? 10 The fourth Lone Star International Film Festival plays at the AMC Palace and other locations. This year’s highlights include Mike Leigh’s Another Year, Jeff Malmberg’s Marwencol (a documentary about a brain-damag...


Touch Me

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Duncan Sheik first came to prominence in the mid-1990s as a pop singer-songwriter, carving out airy, pleasing songs like “Barely Breathing” and “She Runs Away.” For all the lapidary artistry of these gems, he envisioned...