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Review: Anna-Bella Papp’s sculptural objects at the Nasher

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It is odd how a common material presented in an unusual but not unremarkable way can look so completely new. Such was the case in viewing the sculptural works of Anna-Bella Papp at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Her exhibition, “Sightings: Anna-Bella Papp,” opened over the weekend in ... Read more

Theater review: ‘The Golden Apple’


Michael C. Foster

Ken Mandelbaum’s must-read book Not Since Carrie, which tells the stories of notable Broadway musical flops between 1950 and 1990, saves the 1954 musical The Golden Apple for the last show he discusses, and in the chapter “H... Read more

Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra


Special to the Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s arrangement with Vadym Kholodenko is already paying dividends. The winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn competition appeared with Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the orchestra in Bass Hall on Friday night and gave a grand demonstration of his musical gift. Read more

In the galleries: “Needles to Mojave” at brand 10 art space


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“Needles to Mojave,” at brand 10 art space in Fort Worth, is an exhibit that recounts the cross-country adventure of Dallas-based artist Johnny Robertson. From here to as far west as he could drive, he recorded the entire trip, unedited, from the passenger seat of his car, so you, t... Read more

Theater review: ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

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Stolen Shakespeare Guild

Rupert Holmes’ The Mystery of Edwin Drood is one of those musicals you forget how much you love until you see a performance as vibrant as the one that opens Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s ninth season. Read more

Review: Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society presents Denis Azabagic

Denis Azabagic

Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society

It is apparently hard to rattle Denis Azabagic. Read more

Critics’ picks: ‘Once Upon a Time in America’ on Blu-ray

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1 Once Upon a Time in America — Extended Director’s Cut on Blu-ray: Director Sergio Leone’s final film, starring Robert De Niro and James Woods, enjoyed an ignominious reception upon its ini... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Oct. 24-30, 2014


Six Flags

Click ahead to see this week’s Dirty Dozen, your weekly 12 pack o’ fun to what’s going on in DFW. Read more

Review: Hall Ensemble gives enjoyable, informal concert at coffee house


Brad Loper

Someone undoubtedly had history in mind when planning Sunday evening’s opening of the Hall Ensemble’s fourth season. Read more

Theater review: ‘Fellowship!’ at Circle Theatre


Leah Layman

This show has a familiar ring to it, but you are probably not going to recognize it on sight. Read more

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