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The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) takes the stage at Amphibian.

Theater Roundup

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A bumper crop of theater shows represents your best bet for entertainment this week. For younger audiences, Theatre Arlington puts on an adaptation of Charlotte’s Web for two weekends with a largely youth cast, while Hip Pock...


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WED ▪ 3 The Mimir Chamber Music Festival runs this week at TCU. Among the highlights are Prokofiev’s Second String Quartet (subtitled “On Kabardinian Themes,” referring to the mostly Muslim ethnic minority from the nort...



Willie celebrates a special 4th, Thu.

The Picnic Turns 40

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Ah, the power of round numbers! It’s always a special occasion when Willie Nelson throws his annual Willie’s Picnic for the Fourth of July, but this year marks both the country music legend’s 80th birthday and the picnic...


War of the Planets screens tonight at 10pm at The Grotto.

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WED ▪ 26 The Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club returns with another bad movie for the comedy troupe/filmmaking collective Shut Up and Prance to make fun of. Alfonso Brescia’s 1977 science-fiction opus Cosmos: War of the Plane...



Michelle Gifford leads Ballet Concerto’s annual Summer Dance Concert.

Ballet Concerto Time

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For its annual Summer Dance Concert, Ballet Concerto will revive three ballets from its extensive repertory. The nonprofit company will celebrate 31 years this week under the direction of founder Margo Dean. Popular duo Michell...


This House will be broadcast at 2pm & 7pm on Wed, June 19 at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

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WED ▪ 19 Even if you have no interest in 1970s British parliamentary politics, you’ll still want to check out This House, James Graham’s play about how the Labour party hung onto a wafer-thin majority in 1974. The 30-year...



Andrés Franco conducts FWSO, Fri-Sun.

Russians in the Garden

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As happens every four years, the Concerts in the Garden have been overshadowed by the Van Cliburn Competition. However, now that the competition is over, you can turn your attention to Fort Worth’s quintessential classical mu...


Learn to create calm spaces.

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WED ▪ 12 How do we design interior spaces that reduce our stress levels? One answer: Figure out a way to keep smartphones out of said spaces. TCU interior design professor Laura Prestwood should have more enlightening ideas, ...



This cup-holding figurine is part of the Kimbell’s Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes.

The Art of Wari

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In 2002 the Kimbell Art Museum acquired a Wari figurine of a standing dignitary that has become a popular item in the permanent collection. This week you can learn more about the time-enshrouded culture that produced that begui...


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WED ▪ 5 There are only four performances left of L.I.P. Service’s production of Fool for Love, Sam Shepard’s dark and darkly humorous play about love, hate, and dying myths of the Old West, told through battling lovers at...