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Wood Builds a Cabin

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Choreographer Bruce Wood opens major shows in Fort Worth and Dallas this week, giving his creative energies an extra stretch. His Bruce Wood Dance Company starts its 11th season Monday, in Bass Performance Hall, and Lyric Stage...


Redistricting

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As if there aren’t enough reasons to visit Fort Worth’s Cultural District, a slew of performance arts groups will be taking over the area’s museums and vying for your attention in Day in the District, a daylong celebratio...



Cliburn Times Three

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The Cliburn Concert Series returns this week, and there’s more than ever of it to enjoy. This fall, the series expands into three different venues, each with its own focus. Subsuming the old Modern at the Modern series, the C...


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.”