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Jim Covault (top) and Nate Davis collaborate on a 20th-century masterpiece in Stage West’s Red.

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Wed 8 - Allison Gregory (see: Monday blurb) has written two plays adapting Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones books to the theater, but it won’t be one of hers that Artisan Center Theatre puts on this evening. Marcy Heisler and ...


Green River Ordinance headlines the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival.

As All Outdoors

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This weekend, Fort Worth and Grapevine have their own events competing for your leisure time, but if you’re diligent, you can fit them both into your schedule. The Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival celebrates its 30th anniver...



Dylis Croman stars in Chicago at Bass Hall this weekend.

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Wed 1 - Nephew Tommy and Michael Shawn headline an April Fool’s Day show at the Improv in Arlington. At this death-defying performance, they’ll cut off and reattach their limbs, set themselves on fire, and take turns jumpin...


The ’70s live at Jubilee Theatre’s 
Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope.

They Keep Comin’

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Here’s a bit of theater trivia: Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope was the first Broadway play ever to be directed by an African-American woman. The year was 1972, and the director was Vinnette Carroll. Written and composed by...



Fort Worth artist Lauren Childs’ “Before You Go” is among the paintings on display.

A Warm, Arty Place

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Combine a cool art show, one-of-a-kind musical performance, a little vino, free admission, and proceeds that benefit a worthy charity, and you’ve got one hell of an event. As part of Spring Gallery Night, Fort Works Art –...


James Michael Taylor and our own Jeff Prince run a songwriting demonstration as part of Wildcatter Exchange, Thu-Sun.

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Wed 25 - In one way, Alfred Hitchcock’s entire filmography was about the pleasures and perils of voyeurism, and nowhere was that more starkly illustrated than in his 1954 masterpiece Rear Window, about a wheelchair-confined p...



TCU gives a lecture on the art of Ologwagdi, Tue.

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Wednesday 18 – Leon Panetta has had a glittering career as White House chief of staff, CIA director, and U.S. Secretary of Defense, during which time he was in charge of the operation that took down Osama bin Laden. The p...


Érica Rivas is far from a happy bride in Wild Tales.

Vendetta Argentina

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Nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, Wild Tales did not win, but it was definitely the most entertaining movie in the field. Damián Szifrón’s collection of six short stories is about Argentinian people taking reve...



Patsy Ferran and Arthur Darvill in Treasure Island.

Treasure Girl

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When adapting Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island to the stage, how do you make this hoary old classic new? For playwright Bryony Lavery, the answer was simple: Turn its hero into a girl. So her Jim Hawkins is now an inn...


Fort Worth Museum of Science and History plays Humpback Whales in its IMAX theater.

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Wed 11 - Old warhorses and new music alike will be spotlighted at UNT’s Concerto Concert, featuring the music department’s brightest soloists. They’ll be performing arias by Stravinsky and Donizetti, as well as works by P...