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Top Ten Things to Do, Oct. 27-Nov. 3, 2016


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‘Funnyman’ will leave you saying ‘wowsa!’


Tim Long

The tears of a clown fall throughout Funnyman, the devastatingly good show business drama that opened at Circle Theatre on Friday. And as the final curtain approaches, those tears grow into an ocean that washes the audience in a wave of intense emotion. Read more

Nothing to fear in this ‘Phantom of the Opera’


Bass Hall

— Since we are now in the Halloween season, it should not be surprising that Bass Hall is currently haunted by an eerie, wandering spirit. Read more

Silent nights: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra cancels concerts through Dec. 31


Special/Rachel Parker

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra won’t deck Bass Hall with Christmas music this year. Symphony management announced Monday it has canceled concerts through Dec. 31 as a result of the ongoing musicians’ strike. Read more

Cartoons bear message in art with a KAWS

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Well in advance of entering the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, prepare to receive a sizable jolt from its latest exhibition, “KAWS: Where the End Starts.” Read more

Last Word, Deep Vellum keep indie bookstore spirit alive

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A bathroom is not usually a highlight when a business owner offers a tour. But, for Paul Combs, who opened The Last Word bookstore on Jennings Avenue in Fort Worth’s Near Southside in May, it’s indicative of how h... Read more

‘Phantom’ producer promises ‘spectacular’ production at Bass Hall

The Phantom of the Opera

Matthew Murphy

It’s hard to believe from a man who is now one of the richest people in Great Britain, but when Cameron Mackintosh started producing ... Read more

Top 10 Things to Do: Oct. 20-Oct. 27, 2016


Glow Wars

Say goodbye to Big Tex and say hello to Glow Wars, the Texas Veggie Fair, the Ranch Bash and the Frontier Fall Fest Read more

‘Tartuffe’ brims with timely themes


Bart Stewart

The play is more than 300 years old and, yet, it is incredibly timely. Read more

Chamber Music Society’s Saturday program delivers on the twists

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The title of Saturday afternoon’s program of the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth was “Slavs … With a Twist.” It’s not immediately clear what that means, but if it signifies a turning away from musical styles usually associated with certain Slavic composers, ... Read more

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