Home  >  Arts

Cultural District

Surveying our ecletic arts scene, from the galleries to the stage.

The Top 12 Things to Do entertainment guide, April 14-April 20, 2016

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival


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

Three for three for the week of April 17

Cats Opener 07

Star-Telegram archives

1 USA Film Festival: The 46th edition of North Texas’ longest-running film fest begins Wednesday, and there are several notable screenings, including Love and Friendship, the latest from director Whit Stillman ( M... Read more

Theater review: ‘Persuasion’ at Fort Worth Community Arts Center


Bart Stewart

Few stage productions have ever celebrated the institution of marriage more thoroughly than does Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s production of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, which opened at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center last week. Read more

Review: Schola Cantorum closes season with ‘Cathedral Echoes’

Review Schola Cantorum 01

Special to the Star-Telegram

Schola Cantorum of Texas is closing its season this week with ecclesiastical programs in two area churches. Sunday afternoon’s program was in First United Methodist Church in Grapevine; a repetition is scheduled for Monday night in Fort Worth’s Arborlawn United Methodist Church. Read more

Theater review: ‘I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers’ at Amphibian Stage Productions


Lanny Nagler

“Why be a king when you can be a kingmaker?” asks Sue Mengers, remembering when she realized that if she couldn’t compete with Hollywood goddesses for a screen career, she could play with the big boys at choosing who should be on screen. Read more

Duncanville museum displays antique automated musical instruments

Olden Year Musical Museum in Duncanville_life

Special to the Star-Telegram

Inside a 16,000-square-foot, red-brick and sheet-metal building lies a treasure trove of antique automated musical instruments and machines once popular in parlors, drawing rooms, restaurants and circuses. Read more

Critics’ picks: Cliburn’s young winners come back to Fort Worth


1 Cliburn in the community: The Cliburn will welcome back to Fort Worth the top prize-winners in last year’s inaugural junior competition for the first time since their winning performances at TCU last summer. Alim Beisembayev (Kazakhstan), Arsenii Mun (Russia) a... Read more

Caruso and the coliseum redux — cowboys and culture mix well

Caruso in Cowton

Special to the Star-Telegram

What if Pagliacci had been about a rodeo clown? Read more

Kholodenko and FWSO bring lyric grace to Prokofiev recording

Day 4 Cliburn Final 211


A new release is an auspicious introduction to the survey of Prokofiev’s piano concertos by Vadym Kholodenko, Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Read more

Theater review: ‘God’s Trombones’ at Jubilee Theatre


Buddy Myers

Jubilee Theatre’s past is shaking hands with its present in God’s Trombones, the beloved musical revue that opened last Friday. Read more

Page 3