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Archibald Motley’s “Tongues (Holy Rollers)” at the Amon Carter.

All That Jazz

KRISTIAN LIN
A New Orleans native who adopted Chicago as his hometown, Archibald Motley Jr. (1891-1981) never lived in Harlem, and yet he became one of the leading artists of the Harlem Renaissance, the great African-American cultural flowe...


See Wednesday

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 4 The appeal of Patsy Cline remains undiminished more than 50 years after the country singer’s death. Always … Patsy Cline may not be the most au courant theatrical option, but for a midweek evening, Casa Mañana’...



Àlex Brendemühl and Florencia Bado first meet in The German Doctor.

Das Experiment

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The deeply unsettling The German Doctor begins in 1960 with an Argentinian couple (Diego Peretti and Natalia Oreiro) opening a lakeside resort hotel, where one of their first guests is a Teutonic physician (Àlex Brendemühl). ...


See Tuesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 This month’s Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club takes up Think Big as its target of derision. The 1989 comedy about two dull-witted truck drivers transporting toxic waste tried to make stars out of pro wrestlers Peter...



Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

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Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra resumes its place in the pit and will be heard again next season...


National Theatre Live brings King Lear to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Sam Mendes’ staging of King Lear won rave reviews for its conception of Shakespeare’s tragic hero as a genocidal dictator and its opulent staging. (The Guardian opened its review with, “It would be worth it for...



Nicolas Cage tries to keep his demons in check in Joe.

Last Angry Man

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As far back as the late 1990s people were bashing Nicolas Cage for his bizarre career choices that seemed unbefitting an Oscar winner. We like Cage’s weirdness, even if it means stuff like the Ghost Rider movies. In Joe, he g...


See Thursday

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED · 14 If you missed the Metropolitan Opera’s broadcast of La Cenerentola last week because you were attending the Fort Worth Opera festival, you now have another chance to see it. Rossini’s setting of the Cinderella sto...



Little Texas headlines the music at Main Street Days.

Beer in Wine Country

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With summer fast approaching, now is a good time to be sampling light, refreshing beers that fit the season. You can do that at the 30th annual Main Street Days celebration in Grapevine. The city named after the wild grapes nat...


portrillos

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WED · 7 Similar to rodeo, charrería is a traditional Mexican competition demonstrating skill in horsemanship. The World Series of Charrería will bring this style of horse show to the Will Rogers Memorial Center, the first ti...