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Spooky Circus

Caroline Collier
Everyone loves Halloween, but for arty types who don’t have children to take door to door or who find dressing up gauche, there’s not much doing. To help fill the cultural void, Denton composer and arranger David Pi...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 21 Nothing like a freebie. Coordinated by TCU prof Martin Blessinger, TCU Music Department students will be putting on an ensemble concert at 7:30pm at PepsiCo Recital Hall in the Walsh Center for the Performing Arts at t...



Dark Color

Big Ticket
Two important, nearly diametrically opposed exhibits are opening on Saturday. Both are well worth close inspection.


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 14 Spoken-word poet Mike Guinn, a member of the nationally ranked Fort Worth Slams team, conducts a poetry workshop at Cooper Coffee every Wed. Admission to the event at 1209 S Cooper St in Arlington is free. Call 817-795...



New York State of Mind

Big Ticket
Before Dave Matthews and John Mayer, there was Billy Joel, a singer-songwriter who had the technical chops to satisfy progressive tastes and the ability to write the kind of simple, effective, no-nonsense lyrics that made mains...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 7 With the art world now in the midst of rediscovering James Ensor, now’s a great time to learn about this remarkable early-20th-century Belgian painter. Kimbell curator Bart Devolder gives a lecture entitled James ...



Three Strings

Big Ticket
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra‘s commitment to new music continues this weekend. Oh, Dvor├ík’s “From the New World” Symphony will be played as a sop to the traditionalists in the crowd, but the rest of th...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
THU ? 1 John Patrick Shanley’s film version of Doubt last winter boasted some terrific performances, but it still only gives you a hint of the concentrated power and relentless forward push of the play, which whips by in ...



TBT’s New Season

Leonard Eureka
It’s a time of anniversaries. Three of the ballets scheduled for Texas Ballet Theater’s season-opening program are celebrating milestone birthdays, including artistic director Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes, s...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
THU ? 24 TCU’s theater students have been busy. In addition to the school’s production of Doubt this week, they’re also putting on Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile in conjunction with Circle The...