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Three for three: Miniseries, a box DVD set and prize-winning art


Audience Network

1 The Code and Anzac Girls: Here are two compelling Australian miniseries available in the U.S. that deserve more attention. The ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Bonnie and Clyde’


WaterTower Theatre

Of the dozen-and-some-change musicals composed by Frank Wildhorn, his biggest hit was Jekyll & Hyde and one of his most high-profile flops was Dracula, the Musical. Both are based on iconic fictional characters that happened to be psychot... Read more

Cliburn competition documentary to premiere at Lone Star Film Festival

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A documentary about the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will get its world premiere on a big screen inside Bass Hall in three weeks. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: Oct. 17-23 2014


Kimbell Art Museum

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: Schola Cantorum gives deeply moving concert of African-American spirituals

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Star-Telegram archives

Schola Cantorum of Texas mined one of the richest veins of American music on Sunday evening, presenting a program of African-American spirituals in Grapevine’s First United Methodist Church. Read more

Theater review: ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

Janet Yates Vogtand Mark Friedman have made a career of writing clever children’s musicals based on famous tales — Grimm and otherwise — and contemporary children’s books, including Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale and Read more

Review: ‘Navigating the West’ at Amon Carter Museum


Manoogian Collection

The United States in the mid-1800s was a time of great political and social turmoil. Nowhere was that more apparent than in Missouri. Read more

Texas Ballet Theater takes steps toward future

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S-T archives

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

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