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Gunther Schuller receives a tribute at UTA, Sat.

Celebrating Composers

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Gunther Schuller turns 88 next week, and so UTA is holding a celebration of this composer who has led an extraordinary life. A sideman for Miles Davis on his Birth of the Cool album, Schuller gave up performing soon afterward f...


Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth is broadcast at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worh Wed at 2pm & 7pm.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 6 Kenneth Branagh won raves for his theater-in-the-round version of Macbeth, which he staged earlier this year in a deconsecrated church in Manchester, with rain falling on the dirt stage in mid-performance and audience...



Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in August: Osage County at LSFF.

Lucky Seven

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The seventh annual Lone Star Film Festival takes place this weekend and gives us an advance look at Oscar-contending movies. Foremost among those are Nebraska, a deadpan black-and-white comedy by Alexander Payne (The Descendant...


Hangman’s House of Horrors is hanging it up .

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WED ▪ 30 It’s the last hurrah for Hangman’s House of Horrors. After 25 years, the Fort Worth institution (which has always donated its profits to charity) is staging its last scare this week, as its founder moves on to sc...



Adonis Rose Jazz Orchestra performs at the reopening of Sundance Square, Sat.

Sundance Rises Again

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So, all that construction that’s been plugging up downtown Fort Worth for the past year and a half? It’s finally finished, and you’re invited to see the results at the Sundance Square Plaza Opening Celebration going on th...


¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada runs thru April 6 at Amon Carter.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 23 Just in time for Día de los Muertos comes Amon Carter Museum’s new show ¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada. The Mexican printmaker died 100 years ago this year and was famed for his highly detailed prints ...



Legendary composer Philip Glass will conduct his ensemble at Bass Hall, Tue.

Blood-Curdling

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In preparation for the 1999 reissue of Tod Browning’s classic horror film Dracula, Universal Studios commissioned Philip Glass to compose a soundtrack. The result has become a concert hall favorite (with or without the accomp...


The broadcast of London’s Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote screens at 6:30pm at Cinemark Ridgmar.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 16 If Texas Ballet Theater doesn’t satisfy your ballet jones, you can see Don Quixote at one of two movie theaters this evening. The broadcast of London’s Royal Ballet’s performance is the first in a season of bal...



Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer dance the title roles in TBT’s Romeo and Juliet.

Big Time Crush

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Surprisingly, it wasn’t until 1935 that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet made its way onto the dance stage, in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater. Prokofiev’s sumptuous score and Adrian Piotrovsky’s workable libretto made it poss...


CANstruction runs thru Sun at 1101 Melbourne Rd, Hurst.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 9 Once again, it’s time to get a jump on the holiday food drives by heading to North East Mall to see CANstruction, the annual display of temporary sculptures made out of canned goods erected to raise money for Tarran...