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Joyce Yang plays Gershwin with FWSO.

Nielsen Rating

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Undoubtedly the greatest classical music figure to come from Denmark, Carl Nielsen has been steadily gaining appreciation in the last few decades. The composer wrote a number of orchestral works between the 1890s and the 1920s,...


Colossus and the Amazon Queen screens tonight at 10pm at The Grotto.

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WED ▪ 26 Lots of sci-fi movies in the 1950s and ’60s featured lone men traveling to planets or distant lands populated only by hot women. For some reason, it was never the reverse. The Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club will u...



TBT’s annual repertory program includes a North Texas premiere.

Stepping Out

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People who like variety in dance programs are in luck this week. For its annual repertory program, Texas Ballet Theater will tackle works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, George Balanchine, and company director Ben Stevenson MacMillan...


More than 400 pieces of needlepoint will be on display this week at Thistle Hill as part of A Needlepoint Love Story.

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WED ▪ 19 More than 400 pieces of needlepoint will be on display this week at Thistle Hill as part of A Needlepoint Love Story. (That’s a lot of thread.) Showcasing works by more than 50 artists, the exhibit is for the benef...



Wayne Thiebaud’s “Salads, Sandwiches, and Dessert” at Amon Carter’s Art and Appetite.

Food, Glorious Food

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A few weeks ago we remarked in this page on Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” and how the glass in the diner’s window was so vividly rendered that you felt like you could reach inside the painting and tap on it. Well, now yo...


The Met’s production of Rusalka broadcast is at 6:30pm at various movie theaters.

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WED ▪ 12 Renée Fleming absolutely crushed the national anthem at the Super Bowl, didn’t she? Now you can see the soprano at her day job, so to speak, when she stars in the Met’s production of Rusalka, Dvorák’s opera t...



The Kimbell’s Japanese art is a backdrop for suits in Samurai.

A Shogun’s Armor

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When the makers of Star Wars were inventing the design of Darth Vader’s helmet, they borrowed liberally from the kabuto, the helmet that samurai wore, often adorned with ornaments to identify the warrior’s place of origin a...


Retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra at Winspear Hall Wednesday.

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WED ▪ 5 There will be many misty eyes at Winspear Hall when retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra. He’ll be playing as part of Shostakovich’s First Piano Conce...



Benjamin Britten’s music is showcased at Broadway Baptist Church.

Great Britten

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Last November marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten, whose music made him a consensus choice for the greatest British composer since Henry Purcell more than 200 years before. At a time when mainstream cl...


Roger Corman's 1994 Fantastic Four screens at The Grotto Wednesday.

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WED ▪ 29 Oley Sassone’s 1994 film of The Fantastic Four was never intended to be seen and was made on the cheap to fulfill a contractual requirement that would ensure that Roger Corman’s production company retained the ri...