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Dirty Dozen entertainment guide, Sept. 3-Sept. 9, 2015

Music Buddy Guy


Two blues festivals, two major dance events, an annual musical benefit, and people sharing secrets show the wide range of entertainment available in DFW this week Read more

Review: Symphony festival ends with brisk, vital performances


Special/Rachel Parker

The closing concert of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s summer festival got off to a rousing start with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3. Read more

Fort Worth Symphony festival, day 2


Special to the Star-Telegram

The second concert in the Fort Worth Symphony’s new season opener festival at Bass Hall started with a rarity: Haydn’s Overture to L’isola disabitata (the deserted island). Read more

Review: Steven Lin with FWSO


Special to DFW.com

To open its annual three-concert end-of-summer festival, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra chose music by the classical masters Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, who aren’t really unfamiliar composers in need of a festival. Read more

In the galleries: ‘CHIHULY’ at the Talley Dunn Gallery

Glass artist Dale Chihuly has had a long relationship with Dallas, from his exceedingly popular installation at the Dallas Arboretuem in 2012 to as far back as his solo exibition at the Dallas Musem of Art in 1994. To commemorate this 20-year history, he has returned with a site-specific installa... Read more

Disgraced Getty Museum curator Marion True might be ready to tell her story


The Washington Post

The reporters staked her out. The investigators said she conspired with crooked dealers. And her museum colleagues seemed content to watch her disappear, as if one of the world’s most powerful, respected and sought-after art historians deserved to be the only American curator brought to tr... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2015


Click through for things to do all across DFW! Read more

Theater review: ‘Lovers and Executioners’


Leah Layman

— This couple seems intent on loving one another to death. Read more

Review: Ballet Frontier’s season-opening concert


The producers of Ballet Frontier, fresh from opening a gorgeous new studio last season, are touting the upcoming season as a ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Wasteland’


Jeffrey Schmidt

Susan Felder’s 2012 play Wasteland, directed by Dallas’ Jeffrey Schmidt, poses interesting challenges for its actors and the audience, and the Oklahoma-based unMasqued Theatre meets them head-on at the Studio Theatre at Stage West. Read more

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