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Life of Johnson

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The Amon Carter’s newest exhibit is called William H. Johnson’s World on Paper, and it pays tribute to the African-American artist associated with the Harlem Renaissance.


Wednesday Matinees

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If you’re a reader who picks up this newspaper as soon as it hits the stands on Wednesdays (and we thank you), here’s your reward: The two events we’re spotlighting this week are both movies that screen tonight, so there...



Calling 940

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The week’s most interesting local events are in Denton, so gear up for the I-35 drive and hope the ice is gone.


Chinese Opera

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Fort Worth opera lovers haven’t had it easy the last few months. The local opera company has been in hibernation all season and won’t come out until the big festival in the summer. Meanwhile, the New York’s Metropolitan O...



Lord of the Wings

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When it came out in 1980, Airplane! was considered frenetically paced for a comedy film.


Valet Fever

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P.G. Wodehouse spent almost 60 years of his long life writing about the comic misadventures of Bertie Wooster, the bumbling young English scion of privilege, and his unflappable valet Jeeves, who was always pulling Bertie out o...



Klaatu Barada Nikto

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While the 1950s produced great science-fiction movies such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers, many people associate the decade’s sci-fi with the films of Edward Wood — dreadful special effects, hilariously stilted dialogue,...


Lots of Plots

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The KinoMonda film series at TCU does something unprecedented this Wednesday. The organizer is presenting a double bill of movies from across the Atlantic, markedly different in tone but both containing multitudes of characters...



Another Chest-Nut on the Open Fire

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Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s Russian version of The Nutcracker is the second major production of the holiday classic to come our way. The other is Texas Ballet Theater’s, a Royal Ballet-inspired affair at Bass Performanc...


Fairies and Feet

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December is Nutcracker time, and right on schedule, Texas Ballet Theater presents three weekends of the popular Christmas classic, beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall. Artistic director Ben Stevenson inherited the luxurio...