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Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons in Whiplash at the Modern.

Blood and Skins

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Playing this weekend at the Modern, Whiplash is a soft-headed melodrama at heart, but its performances alone are worth watching. Andrew (Miles Teller) is a talented jazz drummer whose dreams of being the next Buddy Rich seem to...


Abi Oxley and AJ Azer create a familiar tableau in a new venue in Artisan Center Theater’s Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 Artisan Center Theater’s current production of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty might appeal to the crowd that bought tickets to Maleficent this summer, but it’s worth seeing just as much for the troupe’s new 150-seat...



Come make an ofrenda for Día de los Muertos at Arts Fifth Avenue, Sat.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 29 There will be a Spanish flavor when UNT Concert Orchestra gathers for its performance this evening. Clay Couturiaux will conduct Manuel de Falla’s Suite No. 2 from his ballet The Three-Cornered Hat and Chabrier’s...


George Takei talks about his colorful life and career at UNT, Monday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 22 If you go into National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Medea expecting a play about a large black man in drag as an old woman, you’re in for quite a nasty shock. Helen McCrory stars in the production of Euripides’...



Carolyn Judson was spectacular as Aurora, perhaps her best role.

What a Beauty

Texas Ballet Theater opened its season brilliantly with a lavish classic.
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There probably isn’t a better way to open a dance season than with a lavish production of Sleeping Beauty with choreography by Ben Stevenson, sets and costumes by Broadway designer Desmond Heeley, and a Tchaikovsky score that...


Edgar Degas’ “Dance Class” is part of the Kimbell’s Faces of Impressionism exhibit. See Sunday.

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WED ▪ 15 Verdi’s original opera version of Macbeth had the Scottish usurper sing a final aria after being mortally wounded by Macduff, but eventually the composer decided that that was too silly and returned to Shakespeare...



Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer in Texas Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty.

A Prince’s Kiss

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Texas Ballet Theater continues its run of Tchaikovsky ballets with season-opening performances of Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. The sparkling production was designed by Tony Award-winning Desmond Heeley...


MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibit catches on at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

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WED ▪ 8 The Dallas VideoFest kicks off today with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger, a 1926 film based on the story of Jack the Ripper. Later on the festival will show This Is Spinal Tap, Charles Burnett’s mast...



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Arts Goggle Time

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The Near Southside will be the place to be this weekend. On Friday night, it’s another edition of Friday on the Green. Acoustic rockers Whiskey Folk, the loud and rowdy Longshots, and the psychedelic Un Chien will take the st...


Del Shores makes a personal appearance at this year’s Q Cinema festival.

Shores to Shores

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For its 16th annual film festival, Q Cinema is bringing in a special guest with an outsize reputation. The Texas playwright, filmmaker, and actor will be on hand to screen Del Shores: Naked. Sordid. Reality, a filmed one-man sh...