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The Southern Lights flicker in Antarctica: A Year on Ice

Four Months of Night

Most movies about the Antarctic focus either on the place’s natural wonders or on those cute and cuddly penguins. Those things are present in...
TBT’s hilarious satire The Nutty Nutcracker will be part of the Nutcracker festivities this month.

Get to Crackin’

Rounding out this year’s salute to Tchaikovsky’s three great ballets, Texas Ballet Theater begins its annual performances of The Nutcracker Friday in Bass Performance...
Sybarite5 plays classical and rock at Live Oak, Thu.

Arranging Strings

Widely divergent kinds of music will be arranged for stringed instruments at two different performances this week. First, TCU Cello Ensemble will feature 11...
Aaron Roberts, cobra, John-Michael Marrs, and Thomas Ward in Stage West’s The Explorers Club.

The Gift of the Stage

They’re known as “rent parties,” the shows that theater and performing arts troupes put on over the holidays to give spectators some holiday cheer...
Albrecht Dürer’s “The Nativity” is on display at AMA.

Scenes from the Nativity

The Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Massacre of the Innocents, the Flight into Egypt, the Adoration of the Magi, the Madonna and Child ––...
Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons in Whiplash at the Modern.

Blood and Skins

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...
Reese Witherspoon in Wild, part of LSIFF.

Multiple Screens

For its eighth edition, the Lone Star International Film Festival has joined forces with Christopher Kelly of the late, lamented Modern Cinema festival. Together,...

Angry Birds

While praying for Tony Romo’s health, the Dallas Cowboys will have no fear of the Arizona Cardinals when they come to AT&T Stadium. By...
Fei-Fei Dong plays a free concert at Fort Worth Library, Thursday.

Preludes to Nothing

In the time of Bach, preludes were a genre of small musical pieces for the keyboard intended to introduce a larger work. However, in...
Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer in Texas Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty.

A Prince’s Kiss

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...