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Kick Off

Anthony Mariani
On Friday, Texas Dance Theatre introduces itself to Fort Worth with  a Gala Kickoff Opening at Scott Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 15 After starting their season with a home sweep of Cleveland, the Texas Rangers found the shoe on the other foot when they got swept in Detroit. This evening they close out their series against the Baltimore Orioles, who...



Night and Day

ANTHONY MARIANI
Wednesday, April 8 Dentonian indie-rockers Matthew & The Arrogant Sea open for two acts from the Great White North — singer-songwriter Kate Maki and headliners Great Lake Swimmers — at Hailey’s, 122 Mulber...


Turning Corners

KRISTIAN LIN
How do you keep a classic play like Our Town from going stale? It’s simple – turn it into an opera. Of course, it helps to have one of America’s best living composers write the music. That would be Ned Rorem, ...



Glass Slipper, Silver Lining

Leonard Eureka
There’s good news and bad from Texas Ballet Theater as its season-closing revival of Ben Stevenson’s Cleopatra rolls into Bass Performance Hall this weekend.


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
25 ? WED Chicago native Stuart Dybek is a poet and short-story writer with a great eye for realism (like many other writers from Chi-town), but he also has a tendency to strike surreal notes, as in “Death of the Right Fie...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
If you’ve never heard Tuvan throat-singing before, you’ll be left wondering how one human voice can seemingly produce two, three, or even four distinct pitches at the same time. The practice has roots in the spiritu...


What a Kick!

Kristian Lin
With the weather turning cooler, it’s a good time to stay indoors while pursuing a good time. Two sports events are going down on Saturday night in northeast Tarrant County, so you’ll have to choose.



Lake Effect

Leonard Eureka
A revival of Ben Stevenson’s lavish production of Swan Lake starts the New Year for Texas Ballet Theater, with five performances scheduled in Bass Performance Hall beginning Friday. TBT artistic director Stevenson’s...


Planet Destroyer

Kristian Lin
“I got hate mail from third graders,” said Neil de Grasse Tyson (with no small amount of amusement) recently on The Daily Show. He was referring to his part in Pluto losing its status as a recognized planet three ye...