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Dirty dozen entertainment guide: July 17-23, 2015

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Nicki Minaj will be singing, ‘Pippin’ will be popping, Pat Green will be rocking, and ‘Frozen’ will be icing over in Sundance Square during this hot week in DFW. In fact, there’s so much going on, we’ve got a baker’s dozen of selections this week. Read more

Theater review: ‘Oklahoma!’ at Stolen Shakespeare Guild

Bart Stewart

That place just to the north of us has seldom looked (or sounded) so good. Read more

For Harper Lee, ‘Mockingbird’ fans, the wait is over

Books Harper Lee


It’s the biggest literary surprise of the 21st century: On Tuesday, 55 years after the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, the reclusive 89-year-old Harper Lee will release her ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’


Dragstrip Courage

Some big questions are raised in Dragstrip Courage’s production of the classic absurdist drama Six Characters in Search of an Author, which opened Friday at Arts Fifth Avenue. Read more

In the galleries: Tyler Museum of Art


Courtesy Tyler Museum of Art

You’re in the car, and the kids are bickering. “She looked at me!” “He’s making faces at me!” Time to pull over. A good place to break in the middle of the family road trip is the Tyler Museum of Art, where “The Art of the Brick” opens Frida... Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival’s closing concert

The 2015 Mimir Chamber Music Festival came to a close in TCU’s PepsiCo Hall on Friday evening with a program that was typical of this season, which has been noticeably more adventurous than past years. Read more

Art exhibit review: ‘Indigenous Beauty’ at Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum


Courtesy of American Federation of Arts

When the Amon Carter Museum added “of American Art” to its masthead five years ago in anticipation of its 50th anniversary, the museum’s holdings of the breadth of American art had a pitiful hole. Read more

Theater review: 'Dirty Dancing'


Matthew Murphy

Never underestimate the power of nostalgia. That yearning for a sentimental throwback comes in double handy with the musical Dirty Dancing, the tour of which opened Tuesday at Bass Hall for Read more

Fort Worth artist Vernon Fisher juries Artspace111 exhibition


Courtesy Artspace111

Artspace111 in Fort Worth is hosting t he Second Annual Regional Juried Exhibition. The juror this year was Vernon Fisher, the most accla... Read more

Arts writers’ picks: ‘The Suicide Theory’ and more


Freestyle Releasing

1 The Suicide Theory: With no publicity or stars, this low-budget Aussie thriller is likely to get lost in the summer flood of new releases. Big mistake. Taut as piano wire, this story of a suicidal loner who h... Read more

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