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Fort Worth getting a holiday replacement

Home for the Holidays

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If you listen closely during the holiday concert presented by the Symphony Musicians of Fort Worth at Will Rogers Auditorium on Nov. 27, you might hear something unexpected coming from the viola section. Read more

Holiday arts and entertainment guide for Dallas-Fort Worth



The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra may have canceled its lineup of holiday concerts, but there’s still plenty of arts and entertainment to look forward to this holiday season. Read more

Is Scarpetta heading where no medical examiner has gone before?

Will Kay Scarpetta one day be the first medical examiner to investigate a death in space? Read more

Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth impresses with string quintet



Chamber music audiences hear a lot of string quartets, not only because many prominent composers wrote them but because there are many modern ensembles around in the configuration — two violins, one viola and one cello — to play them. Read more

Pianist Abduraimov showcases both virtuosity and artistic maturity


Special to the Star-Telegram

A remarkable young pianist who combines exceptional virtuosity and the soul of a true poet presented the latest Cliburn at the Kimbell program in Renzo Piano Pavilion Thursday night. Read more

Casa Mañana adding cabaret theater

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Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

Casa Mañana Theatre is expanding. In March 2017, Fort Worth’s oldest theatrical organization will break ground on capital improvements that include a small cabaret theater, new administrative offices, a storage facility for cost... Read more

The better ‘Angels’ of our nature return to Dallas


Mike Morgan

Despite being three hours long, Millennium Approaches, the first part of Tony Kushner’s epic and much-awarded play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, always feels like extended exposition for the second part, Read more

Fort Worth Symphony musicians ‘Press Play’ with Hall Ensemble


Dwight Vasel

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s season is in abeyance right now, but that doesn’t mean its instruments are gathering dust. A lively local group of musicians, the Hall... Read more

North Texas Book and Map Show to exhibit rare finds in Arlington

Michael Utt, a vendor at the North Texas Book & Map Show

Courtesy of Michael Utt

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the report that “print is dead” has been greatly exaggerated. Read more

Former Ray Charles backup singer brings one-woman show to Jubilee



A few weeks ago, Cynthia Scott was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. She was introduced by a nephew, who praised her integrity. Read more

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