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Texas Ballet Theater takes steps toward future

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Like Aurora, the title character of Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Sleeping Beauty, Texas Ballet Theater is ready to be awakened with a kiss. Read more

Hall Ensemble perks up new season with coffee-shop performances

The Hall Ensemble decided it needed to get out of the house. Read more

Review: Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth


Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth’s latest site-specific dance is called Sky Descending: Dancing Between Two Buildings, but of the eight movements in this hourlong work at the Kimbell Art Museum, the most interesting choreography does not happen between the Louis Kahn building and the year-ol... Read more

Review: Music of Lowell Liebermann at Cliburn at the Modern

The Cliburn at the Modern series, which focuses on the music of living composers, put its spotlight Saturday afternoon on a master of listenable music, Lowell Liebermann. Read more

Review: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation!


Special to the Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is paying homage this weekend to one of the great composers and songwriters of our lifetime: Marvin Frederick Hamlisch, whom we lost in 2012. Read more

State Fair of Texas Instagram contest: 2014 winners

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Check out the winner and runners-up in this year's DFW.com State Fair of Texas Instagram contest, as well as a gallery of other top entries. Read more

Five questions with...Joseph Kalichstein

The pianist moves from judge to performer with an upcoming performance at the Modern Read more

Critics’ picks: ‘Los Angeles Plays Itself,’ the definitive doc of an iconic city

1 Los Angeles Plays Itself: After being available only in festival or academic settings, this documentary about the “City of Angels” and how it has portrayed its image to the world can finally be seen by the general public.... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Oct. 10-16, 2014

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

In the galleries: ‘Art in the Metroplex’


Courtesy Fort Worth Community Arts Center

The annual “Art in the Metroplex” exhibit was having trouble meeting its role of an annual art event. The exhibit that is open to artists in North Texas began in 1983 and was an instant success with more than 900 pieces submitted for consideration. And therein was the problem ȁ... Read more

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