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Theater review: ‘Next to Normal’

Next to Normal

Onstage in Bedford

There is nothing easy about Next to Normal, the hard-hitting, contemporary musical that opened Friday at Onstage in Bedford. Read more

Theater review: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Fiddler on the Roof

Michael C. Foster

In the immortal words of dairyman Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, there’s something to be said for tradition. It’s one of those musicals that directors know better than to mess with, and when done almost to perfection — as happens at Lyric Stage &#... Read more

Send us your photos of the Trinity River

River Ride

David Kent

A new photo exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, “Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans,” features photos taken by a Chicago-based artist of the Trinity River — the waterway, events and people around it. Read more

Trinity River photographer channels an artistic challenge

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Courtesy of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art commissioned a portfolio of images about the Trinity River from photographer Terry Evans. Before the Chicago-based photographer made the first of her five trips to Fort Worth, the Carter’s senior curator of photography John Rohrbach warned her, ȁ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Buyer & Cellar’

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Joan Marcus

In a world where celebrity worship becomes increasingly bizarre with each day’s headlines — like the freakout over hacking into A-list Clouds — it’s refreshing to see a stalker story that not only ends well, but results in newfound respect for the celeb. Read more

Review: Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

In just a year of public performances in North Texas, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance has made it clear that it’s best when audiences are kept guessing. While certain terms of artistic director Joshua L. Peugh’s dance vocabulary are peeking through, the dances he has produced last ... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Sept. 5-11, 2014

Rams Cowboys Football

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The Dallas Cowboys, GrapeFest, air races and a Drake v. Lil Wayne throwdown make this a particularly eclectic week in North Texas. Read more

Review: Dallas DanceFest

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Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

In a year with a record number of performing arts festivals in North Texas, with more to be added in 2015, the inaugural Dallas DanceFest will perhaps go down as one for the history books. Ten groups representing an impressive range of styles kicked off the event Friday night at Dallas City Perf... Read more

In the galleries: Fall Gallery Night

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Saturday is Gallery Night in Fort Worth, an evening of strenuous gallery hopping. This is the semi-annual event when all the deeply devoted art crowd comes out to play. The afternoon tour begins at one of the Fort Worth Art Dealers galleries of long standing where you pick up a map to plan the ro... Read more

Tarrant-area arts planner for fall 2014

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Hopefully the outdoor temps will start dropping soon because it’s time to wrap up in a pashmina or throw on a sport jacket and head indoors to your nearest well-air-conditioned arts venue. Read more

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