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FWSO’s Harth-Bedoya strives for harmony

Indulge Miguel Harth-Bedoya


It’s high noon on a slightly overcast day, and Miguel Harth-Bedoya, music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, is holding lunchtime court at his favorite table at the City Club’s Terrace Room. Read more

Review: Harth-Bedoya begins 15th season as maestro of FWSO


The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is off and running with a new season. For the man on the podium, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, there’s something a little special about this one: It’s the 15th year he has been the musical guide of the orchestra. Read more

‘Nice Work' gives Gershwin a new attitude


Composer George Gershwin and his lyricist brother, Ira, wrote many book musicals, including the first musical to win the Pulitzer Prize, Of Thee I Sing, but aside from their masterpiece American opera, Porgy and Bess, few of their musicals... Read more

Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre opens second season

'The Winter's Tale' 001

Walter Betts

The act of making theater stems from deep artistic passion, so it makes sense that sometimes — perhaps too often — business sense isn’t always taken into account for artists who just have to make theater happen. Which is why the story of Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre is a b... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: Sept.12-18, 2014

South Beach Comedy Festival

Mitchell Zachs/AP

A stand-up comedian turned TV star, a new view of an ancient city, a modern-day celebration of the grape and more this week, if you get out and about. Read more

Theater review: ‘Next to Normal’

Next to Normal

Onstage in Bedford

There is nothing easy about Next to Normal, the hard-hitting, contemporary musical that opened Friday at Onstage in Bedford. Read more

Theater review: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Fiddler on the Roof

Michael C. Foster

In the immortal words of dairyman Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, there’s something to be said for tradition. It’s one of those musicals that directors know better than to mess with, and when done almost to perfection — as happens at Lyric Stage &#... Read more

Send us your photos of the Trinity River

River Ride

David Kent

A new photo exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, “Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans,” features photos taken by a Chicago-based artist of the Trinity River — the waterway, events and people around it. Read more

Trinity River photographer channels an artistic challenge


Courtesy of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art commissioned a portfolio of images about the Trinity River from photographer Terry Evans. Before the Chicago-based photographer made the first of her five trips to Fort Worth, the Carter’s senior curator of photography John Rohrbach warned her, ȁ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Buyer & Cellar’


Joan Marcus

In a world where celebrity worship becomes increasingly bizarre with each day’s headlines — like the freakout over hacking into A-list Clouds — it’s refreshing to see a stalker story that not only ends well, but results in newfound respect for the celeb. Read more

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