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FWSO, Baby!

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Fresh from its four-day Mozart marathon last month, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra begins its regular subscription series Friday with a grab-bag of audience favorites. The Bass Performance Hall program will include Brahms’...


Gallery Night Goods

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Like most good things, Fall Gallery Night is getting a little too big. There’s so much to see and so many people to fight through that its usual pleasures are fading fast. Gone are the quick refills of boxed wine. Gone, the s...



Intelligent Designs

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Dancing The Creation of the World sounds like a major undertaking for a small dance company, but Metropolitan Classical Ballet takes up the challenge Saturday with a 10th anniversary season-opening performance in Bass Performan...


Birthday at the Bass

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The Fort Worth Symphony joins the rest of the world in celebrating Mozart’s 250th birthday with a four-day festival beginning tomorrow (Thu) in Bass Performance Hall. Mozart created an astonishing array of solo pieces, concer...



Nights of Cinema

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Federico Fellini began his filmmaking career as the Italian movie industry was picking itself up from the ruins of World War II, much like the rest of the nation. He started out in the same neorealist vein as his contemporaries...


Livin’ La Paz Loca

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As we’re learning from the Middle East, trying to implant American-style democracy overseas is a much harder job than it looks. For an example closer to home, look no further than Our Brand Is Crisis, a documentary film by Ra...



August in August

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In Woody Allen’s 1979 film Manhattan, his character says, “When it comes to relationships with women, I’m the winner of the August Strindberg Award.”


R U Q?

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The name of Dallas filmmaker Israel Luna’s new feature is R U Invited?: Five Guys & a Sex Party, and it’s about, well, guess.



Hear the Sirens Singing

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We’ve already had a musical version of The Odyssey. Five and a half years ago, the Coen brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou? adapted Homer’s epic poem into a vastly enjoyable film set in Depression-era Mississippi, aided ...


Middle East Texas

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Most Weekly readers surely know that Texas art is no longer confined to cowboys and bucolic landscapes. Still, most art in local galleries is derived from either European or Mexican traditions. North Texans who want to see art ...