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FWSO Musicians on Strike

Kristian Lin
Bad news on the orchestral music front: The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians officially went on strike today, forcing the cancellation of this weekend’s concerts, where Dvořák’s “New World” Symp...


VVOES headlines at the Live Oak, Wed.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 24 – The letter “w” used to be printed as a double v, a touch that inspired the title cards for the film The Witch and also the name of the band VVoes, the indie-rock outfit that just won Best New Band at Fort Wor...



Curtis Raymond Shideler (foreground left) tries to placate a restive cast in Circle Theatre’s Don’t Talk to the Actors.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 15 - It’s all about 1990s kiddie nostalgia at Sundance Square tonight. As part of their Wednesday outdoor movie series, they’re showing Little Giants, a 1994 comedy that stars Rick Moranis (remember him?) as a dweeb who...


The Le Nain brothers’ “Three Men and a Boy” is part of the Kimbell’s new exhibit.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 18 - The disturbing recent reports of widespread coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef lends an extra potency to Coral Reef Adventure, one of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s current IMAX documentaries. ...



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Coda

Fort Worth Weekly
After an unusually tumultuous season, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra brings its 2015-16 concert season to a close this weekend. Their program is full of crowd-pleasers without even a vaguely unfamiliar piece to meet our ears, bu...


Though nearly 50 years old, the choreography in Stevenson’s Cinderella still holds up. Photo by Ellen Appel.

Texas Ballet Theater’s Sweet Feet

Impressive dancing brought Texas Ballet Theater’s Cinderella to life again.
Leonard Eureka
Of all fairy tales, Cinderella is probably the most familiar. It has been recounted in books, plays, movies, TV shows, operas, and ballets. Each generation seems to embrace the story: A gentle young woman goes to live with a se...



The Kholodenko family in happier times.

UPDATED: Death at Kholodenko House

Kristian Lin
This truly terrible story is still developing out of Benbrook: Van Cliburn Competition gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko arrived at his home yesterday morning and found his daughters killed in their beds, while his estranged wife ...


Carolyn Judson was wonderful in Texas Ballet Theater’s Classic Combination. Ellen Appel.

Birthday for Ben

To celebrate the artistic director’s 80th anniversary, TBT danced up a storm.
Leonard Eureka
Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple bill at Bass Performance Hall. Classic Combination featured three great ...



Leonard Slatkin returns to FWSO this weekend.

Return Engagement

Fort Worth Weekly
It was quite a coup for the Van Cliburn Piano Competition to engage one of America’s greatest conductors, Leonard Slatkin, to conduct the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for its final round three years ago. The maestro will ret...


Photo by State Rep. Ramon Romero

Stock Show Parade or Klan Rally?

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Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo officials are barring people from displaying the Confederate battle flag at official events from now on. The ban included participants at last Saturday’s downtown parade that drew thousands o...