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Still Crackin’

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December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.


Holiday Homecomings

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Late November is usually a sleepy time for local theatergoers, with all the companies putting on cozy holiday fare, occasionally punctuated by some spikier stuff like The Santaland Diaries.



Old Believers

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In the centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, European civilization was fairly nonexistent and Christianity was just one of a number of religions vying for followers with the likes of Mithraism, Baalism, and Gnosticism...


Lone Star Movie Stars

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It’s finally here, ladies and gentlemen. After years of a cultural scene without a film festival to its name, Fort Worth finally gets back on the horse when the first Lone Star International Film Festival takes place downtown...



Russo-America on Pointe

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In a season-opening double-header, Metropolitan Classical Ballet has booked appearances in both Houston and Fort Worth this week.


Get Out

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Night & Day often recommends events that take place in concert halls, theaters, and museums, but this weekend a bunch of events skip that scene entirely and serve as a nice change of pace.



Tango in a Small Room

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For chamber music fans in general, this is a banner week, with the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth inaugurating its new season and the Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio playing at the Kimbell (see Tuesday’s blurb).


A Real Big Shoe

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It’s strut-your-stuff time for Texas Ballet Theater.



Worldwide Abstracts

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Abstract art is to many minds American art, yet the Modern’s new exhibit, Declaring Space, looks to confound that view.


Leaps and Bounds

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Texas Ballet Theater revives Coppélia this weekend in Bass Performance Hall, with four performances of Ben Stevenson’s popular version of the evening-length classic. Four couples are scheduled to dance the romantic leads of ...