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Weirdness in Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Kurios’ does not disappoint

Cirque du Soleil Kurios dress rehearsal

jlmarshall@star-telegram.com

Many of Cirque du Soleil’s best shows stick in the memory because of their mix of fantastical, kooky and sometimes creepy characters and storylines melded with feats from typical circus acts bumped up four or five notches, usually as something the viewer hasn’t seen before. Read more

Carter’s Avedon photo display will leave viewers wanting more

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art

When Mitchell Wilder, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s first director, commissioned Richard Avedon to undertake a “Western Project” in 1978, the museum had no way of knowing the New York-based photographer — famous for his fashion photography and portraits of c... Read more

No chance of napping through this Fort Worth Symphony concert

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Manfred Esser

The energy quotient was exceptionally high at Friday night’s concert of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. A new piece from Colombia tested the sonic limits of Bass Hall, there were thunderous peals g... Read more

‘Who Am I This Time?’ throughly examines love

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Timothy Long

Kurt Vonnegut wants us to know that the true path to understanding who we are lies in understanding how and whom we love. Read more

Butter the popcorn and watch the Cliburn finals on the big screen

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Star-Telegram

Piano lovers who can’t be in Fort Worth for the finals of the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will be able to catch it at their local movie theater. The final rounds, ... Read more

Top 10 things to do in DFW, Feb. 24-March 2

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Special to DFW.com

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

Texas Camerata sets stage for special performances this weekend

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Texas Camerata invited its audience to “go Dutch” with its concert at Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday. Read more

Nothing laborious about this ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’

Even though nobody is keeping score, it is all about winning and losing. Read more

Valton Tyler shares his ‘Invented Worlds’ at the Amon Carter

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Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden

Within the frames are carefully rendered drawings of bizarre structures and creatures that defy description. The canvases explode with colors and shapes that curve and undulate in unimaginable ways. They are modern, abstract, surreal and boldly daring. Read more

The Assad Brothers bring musical sibling rivalry to Fort Worth

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Bonnie Trafelet

Sibling rivalries can sometimes be a good thing. Read more

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