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2011 The Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards

Fort Worth Weekly Music Staff
Fort Worth may never be a “music town” in the way that, say, Los Angeles, Austin, Nashville, Seattle, and New York City are, with multiple venues, several destination studios, a couple of big labels, and a lot of famous res...


Texas Ballet Theater’s Best

Along with TBT’s stellar Don Quixote, some pieces by Bruce Wood Dance Project also enlivened the weekend.
LEONARD EUREKA
For lovers of story ballets, there’s none more entertaining than Don Quixote, at least the version created by Texas Ballet Theater director Ben Stevenson, which had its North Texas premiere last weekend in Bass Performance Ha...



Julius Caesar Reigns

Baroque opera indeed has a local audience.
LEONARD EUREKA
In its 65-year history, the Fort Worth Opera had never performed a Baroque opera until last week, when Handel’s Julius Caesar was presented in Bass Performance Hall (with a reprise on Sunday). And what a debut: visually stunn...


Hydrogen Jukebox: Hot Air

Fort Worth Opera’s version is with you in Rockland, but I’m not.
KRISTIAN LIN
In classical music, each new work is tasked with keeping the art form alive, and each live performance of a contemporary piece of music is an event and an occasion for taking the cultural temperature of a local audience. So we ...



Onto Music Awards 2011

Hearsay
Though we still haven’t chosen a charitable beneficiary for our 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards compilation CD, this year’s disc is still going to be pretty darn awesome. A few days ago, a slew of local artists –– n...


Memorial Day Weekend

Big Ticket
First off, don’t forget to pay respect to our brave servicemen and -women this weekend. You wouldn’t have the opportunity to act the fool this weekend without them. Secondly, if you’re gonna act the fool, take a cab home....



His Blood Boils — In a Good Way

John Q. Reader
To the editor: Just wanted to drop a note in praise of an article that music columnist (and associate editor) Anthony Mariani wrote a few weeks back.


Music Awards, Pandora, FWRA

Hearsay
Allow me to apologize in advance for the overdose of Music Awards mumbo-jumbo that commenced last week, but we want you to be well aware of the free nearly-50-band festival on Sun., Jun. 26, in eight venues in the West 7th corr...



Van Cliburn Piano Amateurs

Big Ticket
Preliminaries of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs get under way Monday in TCU’s Ed Landreth Auditorium, with 10 countries represented on the list of 73 contestants. The amateurs competi...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 11 Get an advance look at next month’s Q Cinema festival, or just take in the fabulosity of a drag queen beauty pageant at the Miss Q Cinema. Contestants will compete in talent, evening wear, and lip-syncing events. The...