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Surveying our ecletic arts scene, from the galleries to the stage.

Three for three

1 About Elly : Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is best known in the U.S. for the powerful, Oscar-winning A Separation in 2012, but this 2009 film — about an outing by a group o... Read more

In the galleries: Fort Worth Community Arts Center

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Courtesy of Fort Worth Community Arts Center

It’s that time of year when the art community disappears until September. Galleries close; museums are packing up the summer shows and readying for fall. It is the art doldrums. One of the only facilities still mounting exhibits is the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, and even it has gall... Read more

Pianist Steven Lin returns to Bass Hall with new perspective

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A pair of Cliburn Competition alumni and the concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will share the stage with three even-more-famous guys named Ludwig, Franz Joseph and Wolfgang at Bass Hall this weekend. Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Aug. 21-27, 2015

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Michael Wilson

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Theater review: ‘Lili’

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Robert Bourdage

What happens on the stage at Hip Pocket Theatre is generally not conventional theater, and even when it delights with a physical theater such as puppetry, it’s not a standard puppet show. Often, object manipulation, hand-held puppets, shadow puppetry and bunraku are more frequently seen t... Read more

Theater review: ‘The House of Blue Leaves’

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James Jamison

Dad works at a zoo and writes songs in his spare time. Mom is so far off her rocker that she can’t even find the porch where it was once parked. And Junior apparently wants to blow up the pope. Read more

Theater review: ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

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Stolen Shakespeare Guild

To perversely paraphrase a certain famous writer from the past, the course of true chicanery never did run smooth. Read more

Theater review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’

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Lois Leftwich

The great 20th-century American playwrights have their reputation because of finely drawn characters and storytelling that plumbs the modern American psyche, but they’re also known for something you don’t get in the much shorter works of contemporary playwrights: detailed stage dir... Read more

Arts writers’ picks for the week of Aug. 16

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Star-Telegram

1 Miguel Harth-Bedoya CDs: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra music director Miguel Harth-Bedoyais sometimes thousands of miles north at his other “gig” — conducting the Norwegian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Two new recordings highlighting this cross-cultu... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide, Aug. 13-Aug. 19, 2015

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Invision/Associated Press

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