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Women Playing Men

In the early days of opera, certain male roles requiring a falsetto voice were performed by castrato singers. As the castrati disappeared in the...

Let the Games Begin

In Britain, the tradition is that on Boxing Day (Dec. 26), there's a full slate of sports for people to enjoy: soccer, rugby, cricket,...

On the D.L.

Has anybody noticed that not much improvisational comedy goes on at the Improv? The haven for traditional stand-up comics goes back to 1963, when...

Nutcrackers

Having curtailed its season for budgetary reasons, Metropolitan Classical Ballet makes its only public appearance in Tarrant County this weekend, performing The Nutcracker through...

Nutcracker Season

Texas Ballet Theater begins its popular Nutcracker series at Bass Performance Hall on Friday and will continue on weekends through December 24. The company...

Xmas-Rated Theater

We always welcome any theater troupe that can bring us fresh stuff for Christmas, and this week several of the local ensembles are coming...

Slammin’ Saturday

If you like watching large muscular men slam each other to the ground, mark Nov. 28 on your calendar. You'll be able to attend...

Early Jump on Holidays

Ballet Frontier, the performing wing of Ballet Center of Fort Worth, will get a leg up on Christmas, performing The Nutcracker twice on Saturday...

Third Reel

The third Lone Star International Film Festival kicks off this weekend, and festivalgoers will be seeking something to match the awards buzz of 2007's...

Talk It Out

The most interesting events happening this week are all on the lecture and author appearances circuit. At UNT, Cary Peppermint and Leila Christine Nadir...