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

In the galleries: Adam Ball at the Goss-Michael Foundation


Courtesy of The Goss-Michael Foundation

British artist Adam Ball’s exhibition “The Space Between” is at the Goss-Michael Foundation through Oct. 4. He is presenting large-size murals that combine lab-produced slides of his own DNA, man-made mechanical parts, and images of the natural world with which he illustrates... Read more

Theater review: ‘Tomorrow Come Today’

Tomorrow Come Today

Christi Nielsen

Much of the science fiction consumed in popular culture is about spectacle, of gargantuan spacecraft and distant space/time travel, and/or antagonistic creatures or planetoids that could destroy us. In Gordon Dahlquist’s Tomorrow Come Today, having its world p... Read more

Cliburn names Leonard Slatkin competition jury chairman

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Throughout his decades of conducting, Leonard Slatkin has not been a fan of music competitions. Read more

Theater review: ‘The Sound of Music’ at Casa Mañana

 The Sound of Music

Samuel Rushen

A quick glance at the program for Casa Mañana’s production of The Sound of Music, the 2014-15 season-opener, which debuted Friday, reveals that the production is loaded with heavy hitters from out of town. Read more

Theater review: ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’

Adapting the 1920 German Expressionist silent film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari for the stage is rife with possibility, and leave it to Hip Pocket Theatre to take a route few others would have considered. It stays true to the silent concept by not adding much spoken d... Read more

Theater review: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’


Karen Almond

It’s campy. It’s classic. And it’s never been more fun than this. Read more

Review: Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival at Gexa Energy Pavilion

Oddball Comedy


In more than one sense, the second installment of Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival at Gexa Energy Pavilion was a more temperate affair. Read more

Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center makes way for Thomas Heatherwick

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If you worry about the future, despair at the state of the world and dread the headlines, you are certainly not alone, but all is not hopeless. Read more

Review: The Amernet Quartet


Mait Jüriado

Haydn, Janacek and Chausson are not obscure names to most lovers of classical music, yet the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth, which presented music of the three to open its season Saturday afternoon, managed to come up with a work that was both obscure and clearly a masterpiece. Read more

Review: “Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s”

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New York in the 1980s was vibrant, dangerous and chaotic — the perfect petri dish in which street-smart artists could launch their careers. Read more

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