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Critics’ picks: ‘OY/YO’ sculpture; ‘Don’t Look Back’ from Criterion; thriller ‘The Gift’ on DVD

1 OY/YO: Any New Yorker will recognize the exclamation “Yo.” Spelled backward, it’s “Oy. ” Now both are the subject of an 8-foot-tall aluminum sculpture by artist Deborah Kass in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It... Read more

Have yourself an ugly little Christmas (sweater)

As the weather gets cooler and thoughts turn to the holidays, don’t overlook the value of a really, really ugly Christmas sweater. Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Nov. 19-26, 2105

2014 Parade of Lights live


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In the galleries: Billy Hassell at William Campbell Contemporary Art

The inimitable wildlife paintings by Fort Worth-based artist Billy Hassell will be on exhibit at the William Campbell Contemporary Art through Jan. 2. “Compass” features new paintings and the first of a series of five lithographs commissioned by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundati... Read more

Lottery system installed for ‘The Book of Mormon’


DFW.com archives

Here’s a different way to get tickets to the acclaimed Tony Award-winning play The Book of Mormon, coming to Fort Worth’s Bass Hall Dec. 1-6. Producers are installing a lottery system that will sell 20 seats to each performance for $25 each. Read more

Theater review: ‘The Heir Apparent’ at Stage West


Buddy Myers

The past, present and future get all tangled up in a most delightful way in Stage West’s production of The Heir Apparent, which opened Saturday. Read more

Theater review: ‘Dixie’s Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull’



— Dixie Longate has come a long way since she first started hosting Tupperware parties for paying audiences in theaters. That experience, called Dixie’s Tupperware Party, has played to sold-out audiences of whoopin’ and hollerin’ women (mos... Read more

Review: Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth

Chamber Music Society


The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth has been on quite a roll the last couple of seasons. The streak continued Saturday afternoon with an impressive assembly of prominent musicians. Read more

‘Cowtown Stardom’ dresses up for Fort Worth fundraiser


Star-Telegram archives

The spare bedroom is full. Bags and boxes crowd the twin beds. Floor space is jammed with hanging racks stuffed with garments on loan from a long list of celebrities, all with ties to Fort Worth. Read more

Fort Worth Symphony concert honors victims of Paris attacks

Friday night’s concert by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra had an especially somber beginning. Read more

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