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Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival on July 5

The Mimir Chamber Music Festival moved to the new Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum on Sunday, adding a cool elegance to the afternoon concert. Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival Concert 1

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A full PepsiCo Recital Hall at TCU welcomed the return Thursday evening of the Mimir Chamber Music festival for its 18th season. Read more

Buckley’s students take the spotlight

As graduation ceremonies go, this one was especially tuneful. Read more

In the galleries: Craighead Green Gallery


Courtesy Craighead Green Gallery

Craighead Green Gallery, with its large stable of artists, is hosting its “Annual Group Exhibition” starting this weekend. More than 50 of the gallery’s artists are participating in this exhibit, which runs through Aug. 1. It’s a good opportunity to see a variety of wo... Read more

Real-life ‘Baby’ enjoying 'Dirty Dancing'


Matthew Murphy

The stage adaptation of the popular 1987 movie opens at Bass Hall on Tuesday. Read more

Arts writers’ picks for the week of July 5

1 My Beautiful City Austin: David Heymann, an Austin-based architect and professor of architecture at UT, has written what he swears is a book of fiction about a young architect’s missteps when interpreting his clients’ desires... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: July 3-9, 2015

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The combo of fireworks, Billy Bob’s picnic, “Jaws” and “The Blues Brothers” means it’s Independence Day weekend in North Texas. Read more

Theater review: ‘The Nance’


Mike Morgan

In the first scene of Douglas Carter Beane’s play The Nance, the character Chauncey makes a crack about an actor eating a ham sandwich. Wouldn’t that be cannibalism, he muses? Read more

Theater review: ‘Kountry Girls’


Lois Leftwich

There is a lot more music than food served at Mama’s Kountry Cafe. Read more

Theater review: ‘Almost, Maine’


James Jamison

This show’s comic timing is excellent. But in terms of the seasons, not so much. Read more

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