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JFK Unbound

Labyrinthine plot aside, the music and performances at the world premiere of the Fort Worth Opera’s most ambitious commission to date were solid.
Edward Brown
As crowds piled into Bass Performance Hall last weekend, young men and women wearing cardigans, sharp suits with thin ties, box dresses, and other mainstream ’60s attire handed out red-white-and-blue election buttons with “...


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JFK’s Last Night

The Fort Worth Opera’s ambitious commission sheds light on a little known side of the first family.
Edward Brown
In a dark hotel room, the first lady is awakened by a nightmare. A dimly lit bathroom can be seen through an open door nearby. Inside, the body of her husband is slumped over. Morphine pills are scattered around him. Jacqueline...



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Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 20 - Oscar-nominated actresses don’t often come here to give free concerts, but that’s what Hailee Steinfeld will be doing at Sundance Square today as part of the H&M store’s opening festivities. The Pitch Perfect...


Superman has some advice for “Jack.”

A Death in Pictures

Dennis Blagg gathers some of Leslie Lanzotti’s most skeptical JFK paintings.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worthian Leslie Lanzotti describes her painting style as “fractured reality.” Fitting then that one of her favorite subjects is shrouded in mystery. And not just any big question but one of the biggest in the history o...



Dallas 1963 By Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis Twelve: Hatchett Brook Group, 2013. $28, 372 pps.

Dark Dallas

Back in 1963, Kennedy was a wanted man by the de facto white supremacists who ran the city.
MARGARET ALLYSON
This is not a book about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In fact that event and its aftermath are detailed only in the epilogue. Instead, Dallas 1963 is a fascinating study of the political climate in the city i...


TCU puts on "Fort Worth Remembers JFK" Wednesday at 6:30pm.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 11 The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination looms closer and closer, and Fort Worth isn’t about to miss out on the occasion. TCU puts on Fort Worth Remembers JFK, a panel discussion mediated by Bob Sc...



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Presidential Lens

Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum hosts a spellbinding archival photo exhibit.
JEFF PRINCE
A photo exhibit at The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas is powerful enough to transport viewers into a time warp, even though many of the photos have been seen before. The American President: Photographs from the Archives of The As...


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Fort Worth-centric Art Exhibit Opens In Dallas

Jeff Prince
An interesting art exhibit soaked in Fort Worth history opened today … in Dallas. The Dallas Museum of Art’s newest exhibit, Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, wouldn’t ...



Oh, It Was Homage That Made Erykah Badu Drop Trou

Jeff Prince
Erykah Badu is a marketing genius. Who knew getting worldwide press coverage for her new video and appearing on national TV was as easy as stripping at Dealey Plaza? Badu is facing a fine up to $500 for disorderly conduct. That...