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In the galleries: ‘JFK: A Fractured Reality’ at Fort Worth Community Arts Center


Courtesy Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. The events of the day and the frenzy that followed have been painted by Fort Worth-based artist Leslie Lanzotti Solomon, replicating the mass-media portals of the time — the fuzzy images of t... Read more

Three for three: ‘Ornette: Made in America’ on Blu-ray and more

1 Ornette: Made in America on Blu-ray: Fort Worth’s native son and award-winning jazz musician is celebrated in Shirley Clarke’s innovative documentary, freshly remastered and newly available, afte... Read more

Classical trio strings together electric performance at the Live Oak

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Special to the Star-Telegram

In an era when classical music takes itself so molto serioso, the Cliburn Foundation presents a wider range of music. From its outreach concerts to special events in nonconventional venues, the organization cert... Read more

Two films by Javier Téllez to be shown at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts


Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

Sara-Jayne Parsons has returned to Texas. Read more

Cliburn favorite Alessandro Deljavan returns to Fort Worth

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Special to the Star-Telegram

With its generous prize of concert bookings and artist management, the quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition brings prestige, money, travel opportunities and — most importantly — an instant career as a concert pianist to those who make it to the final round of the ... Read more

Review: Texas Camerata presents intimate concert of Baroque works

Texas Camerata concerts, which feature musicians playing Baroque music on historically accurate instruments, transport audiences to the period of Bach, Handel and other prodigious composers of the era. Read more

Violinist Simone Porter chooses her words carefully

Simone Porter, the 18-year-old violinist who will be performing Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra next weekend, comes across as a dedicated professional and charming young lady when being interviewed. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: Nov. 7-13, 2014


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Click ahead to see this week’s Dirty Dozen, your weekly 12 pack o’ fun to what’s going on in DFW. Read more

In the galleries: ‘Signals’ at William Campbell Contemporary Art


Courtesy William Campbell Contemporary Art

Texas artist Stephen Daly uses a visual notation, much like calligraphy, as a means of communication in his drawings. At first glance, his drawings look like a musical score that has lost its grounding stave and clef mark. He admits it is a similar notation. “A mix of formal, symbolic and ... Read more

Critics’ picks: Bob Dylan fans get a reason to celebrate

1 Bob Dylan, The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: Christmas comes early this year for Dylan fans. This massive, gorgeously realized six-disc set, in stores now for $120, brings to official lig... Read more

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