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Fort Worth Opera to focus on Latino works in upcoming seasons


Arizona Opera

Fort Worth opera patrons can expect to hear Spanish sung on stage for the next several seasons. Read more

Opera ‘Embedded’ deals with issues of ageism, sexism


Fargo-Moorehead Opera

Buried Alive and Embedded were commissioned and developed by the New York-based American Lyric Theater in 2009 to honor the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe. Read more

JFK’s effect on North Texas, in 20 facts

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Star-Telegram illustration; photo source: UTA Special Collections/Star-Telegram Collection

In November 1963, President John F. Kennedy spent a few fleeting hours in North Texas, and the reverberations of that historic, triumphant and ultimately tragic visit here are still felt today. Read more

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra impresses with CD of Brahms, Lutoslawski


Prokofiev has been much on the mind of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and its audiences because of a recording contract encompassing all five of the Russian composer’s piano concerto... Read more

Three for three: ‘Born To Be Blue’ and more



1 Born To Be Blue: Robert Budreau’s well-crafted biopic about famed West Coast jazz pioneer Chet Baker isn’t getting a big push, and that’s unfortunate. Not only does Ethan Hawke turn in a p... Read more

The Top 10 things to do entertainment guide


Nine Photography

Click through for things to do across DFW! Read more

Review: Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Chamber Music Society concert at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth was like some candy bars — soft on the outside and chewy in the middle. Read more

Presidential Dreams: Matthew Worth prepares for title role in Fort Worth Opera’s ‘JFK’


Alex Lepe

Opera singers who audition for principal roles might hear any number of adjectives to describe their tryout performance. Perhaps a “good,” or “excellent,” followed by a “thank you, we’ll be in touch.” Read more

Stella retrospective sets new standard for the Modern

Photo & video: Frank Stella exhibition at the Modern 10

Special to the Star-Telegram

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has never looked quite so modern — in the 20th-century-modern-art way. The museum is almost exploding with 100 enormous paintings and sculptural works in Read more

Learn these Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival essentials

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The Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival is the city’s biggest spring party, stretching over four days and from one end of downtown (the convention center) to the other (the courthouse). Read more

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