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The Lang Way Around

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Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.


Arms and the Woman

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Stage West’s press release about Major Barbara likens the play to The Apprentice.



Feast Daze

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St. Patrick’s Day has gradually transitioned from a religious feast day to a secular holiday that provides a reason for everyone, regardless of religion or national origin, to sup, imbibe, and generally make merry in mid-...


Pas de Grand

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For its spring program, Metropolitan Classical Ballet makes a deep bow to Tchaikovsky.



Film Buffs and Foodies

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This is International Week at TCU, and for the second straight year, the KinoMonda film series will mark the occasion with a blowout event called TCU Food and Film.


Out of the Woodwork

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Since the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth moved into its current home, one of its most popular pieces has been Martin Puryear’s “Ladder for Booker T. Washington,” the sculpture of a small, crooked wooden ladde...



V-Day Roundup

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Valentine’s Day may be a creation of the retail sector to drive up sales during a slow period, but it has given rise to no shortage of entertainment options in Tarrant County this year.


The Joint Is Jumpin’

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Spike Lee once behaved like a jackass to one of this paper’s interns, but that doesn’t diminish the artistry of the films made by this unruly, bristling, angry, risk-loving giant of American cinema.



Martyr and Man

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Dr. Samuel Johnson once wrote that “when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrate his mind wonderfully.” The condemned character in Ernest Gaines’ A Lesson Before Dying needs a bit of assi...


Domestic Troubles

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Sarah Ruhl has told this story often, but it bears one more repetition: She came up with the idea for her comedy The Clean House after going to a party and overhearing a woman talk about her maid, who had stopped cleaning her h...