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Review: Shaping Sound at Bass Hall


Performing Arts Fort Worth

If there’s one thing that the TV dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance instills in its contestants, it’s versatility. Travis Wall, the Season 2 runner-up who is now a judge on the show, takes that idea to heart in Shaping Sound, the LA-base... Read more

Sarah Koenig, of ‘Serial’ fame, coming to Fort Worth this summer


Meredith Heuer

The host of the popular podcast ‘Serial’ will speak at a convention in August. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: January 30-Feb 04, 2015


Karen Almond

Click through o check out fun things to do across DFW this week! Read more

Spanish cellist to make U.S. concerto debut with Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra


Performing Arts Fort Worth

Most virtuosi on the concert stage today started playing when they were very young. Cellist Adolfo Gutiérrez Arenas didn’t pick up a cello until he was 14, but he made up for lost time. Read more

Pachelbel, Nena and a home of one-hit wonders


German National Tourist Board

This is the story of the collision of two “ one-hit wonders” — one from the flashy world of pop-rock and the other from the hallowed ranks of classical music — a... Read more

'Odysseo' gallops into North Texas


Lynne Glazer

It’s a few hours before showtime, and Amanda Orlowski is giving a tour of the stables at Cavalia’s Odysseo, a spectacle that combines the equestrian and circus arts. As one of the riders in the show, the Toronto native introduces a number of stallions and ge... Read more

In the galleries: Rodeo at Marfa Contemporary


Courtesy of the artist

An excellent exhibition of photographs by Fort Worth-based photographer Rima Lee is on exhibit in “Rima Canaan Lee: Rodeo” at the Marfa Contemporary through March 16. True, Marfa is about as far away as you can get from here and still be in Texas, but this group of photos was taken ... Read more

Critics’ picks: Great news about the Modern



1 Free admission at the Modern: Great news! The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is offering free admission every Sunday in 2015. This includes admission to the special exhibitions, as well as all of the programs the museum offers, including docent-led tours and drawing i... Read more

Dallas Opera set to premiere ‘Everest’ on Jan. 30


Johan Persson

This year the Dallas Opera will achieve a feat that is akin to reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain: produce three world-premiere operas, each commissioned by the organization. That would be big news for any size opera company, but for a group as large as the Dallas Opera, w... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Jan. 23-29, 2015


Francois Bergeron

Click through for this week’s guide to things to do in DFW! Read more

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