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The cast of Artes de la Rosa’s Romeo and Juliet prepares to tackle The Bard.

A New Romeo and Juliet

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As one of Western culture’s greatest artistic creations — ever — Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has undergone numerous adaptations over the centuries. But one new incarnation stands to be one of the most novel (or sacri...


"Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" plays at Addison’s WaterTower Theatre thru Sep 29 .

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 4 If you’ve found yourself wishing that Molly Ivins were still around to make tart observations on the state of Texas politics, you can take solace in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins. Margaret and All...



Vadym Kholodenko returns to the scene of his triumph, Tue.

Gold Returns

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In his first local appearance since winning the last Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko will open the Cliburn Concert Series on Tuesday with an unusual Rachmaninoff program in Bass Performance Hall. I...


Eric Bana arranges a clandestine rendezvous at a crowded Wembley Stadium in Closed Circuit.

I’ll Be Watching You

A terrorist’s lawyers can’t escape the British government’s eyes in Closed Circuit.
KRISTIAN LIN
Paranoid political thrillers crested in the 1970s, but I’m looking forward to a new wave of them inspired by the revelations by Edward Snowden and others about the extent to which our digital trails are being snooped on. Perh...



The Audience will be broadcast Wednesday at 2pm & 7pm at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 Helen Mirren and Peter Morgan just can’t stay away from Queen Elizabeth II. The star and screenwriter of the 2006 film The Queen reunite for the stage play The Audience, which depicts vignettes from the weekly meet...


Jeb Berrier’s documentary Bag It screens Wednesday at Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Night & Day makes an effort to reuse plastic bags from the grocery store, but too many people simply throw them away, which is a reason why there’s a huge patch of floating plastic in the middle of the Pacific ...



Cliburn silver medalist Beatrice Rana performs with FWSO this weekend.

The Russians Are Here

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If the recent Van Cliburn International Piano Competition didn’t satisfy your need for Russian classical music (all three medalists chose Russian concertos for the final round), then the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has you ...


MST3K takes on Starship Troopers, Thu.

Bug Zappers

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The pity of Rifftrax Live: Starship Troopers is that the original 1997 movie was supposed to be funny, but it failed so miserably at that job that now comedians are encouraging us to laugh at  the movie rather than with it. De...



Turkey Shoot starts tonight at 10pm at The Grotto

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 24 For your delectation, the Wondercrust Movie Club offers up Turkey Shoot (also known as Escape 2000), a 1983 movie whose plot about a bunch of prisoners being hunted for sport in a dystopian future world strikes some ...


There will be a meditation workshop 6:45-8pm at The Wellness Center Wednesday.

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ANTHONY MARIANI
WED ▪ 17 Five minutes of meditation can be equivalent to a good, long nap, but for most of us, achieving complete stillness and silence is beyond difficult. To help frustrated meditation students begin to control their though...