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Neiman Marcus prepares to open doors to new Fort Worth store

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Savvy shoppers, start your engines — the finish line is finally here. At exactly 10 a.m. Feb. 10, the new, state-of-the-art Neiman Marcus — the one we’ve all been eyeing from the elevated Chisholm Trail thoroughfare — finally opens to the public. Read more

Unlikely friendship between famous violinist, Fort Worth luthier still harmonious

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It is one of most unusual East-West friendships that anyone could image. Read more

Actor hopes ‘Thurgood’ helps audiences learn about first black Supreme Court justice

Actor Selma Haines, III as Thurgood Marshall in Jubilee Theatre'

Cecil G Fuqua

As a kid in South Florida and then Dallas, Selmore Haines III didn’t know much about Thurgood Marshall, the lawyer and activist who would become the first black Supreme Court Justice in 1967. But he remembers his grandparents having great reverence for the man — as much as they reve... Read more

‘Hedwig’ ready to rock Dallas theatergoers


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When the rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” opened in the off-Broadway Jane Street Theatre in 1998, most of mainstream American only knew the term “transsexual” from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” if that. Even when the show made its Broadway deb... Read more

New play ‘The Christians’ takes the audience to church


Karen Almond

Prepared theater directors and actors research their projects thoroughly, especially when it’s a new work. For the area premiere of Lucas Hnath’s play “ The Christians” at Dallas T... Read more

New film links McVeigh to far right before bombing in OKC



It didn’t start out that way, but a new documentary tying various threads among far-right extremists and Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh serves as a history lesson and, indirectly, as a warning that something so horrible could happen again. Read more

February: Hedwig heads to Dallas, Avedon arrives in Fort Worth and more February A&E news


©2016 Joan Marcus

Stay up-to-date with all the February events taking place in DFW. Read more

Stanley Whitney builds interest in his paintings, block by block

Stanley Whitney exhibit


Stanley Whitney makes painting look so easy. He covers his canvases in loose grids of stacked colors. Simple recipe, no? Read more

Top 10 things to do: Feb. 3-9, 2017


Associated Press

Click through for things to do all over DFW! Read more

‘Be My Baby’ needs changing


James Jamison

This is a Baby that could be tossed out with the bath water. Read more

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