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In the galleries: Focus exhibits at Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Filling out the summer gallery space at Fort Worth Community Arts Center are two exhibits in the Focus galleries. “Constructed Contents,” by Shelley Scott and Delaney Smith, and “The Long Awaiting of the Never Was,” by Sharon Shero, will anchor the center through Aug. ... Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival presents Taneyev quintet

Russians are always amazed that Americans do not know the music of Sergei Taneyev because he is one of the most frequently played composers in their country. Just knowing that his teacher was Tchaikovsky and one of his students was Rachmaninoff should whet the appetite of those who love overripe... Read more

Review: Classical Mystery Tour closes Concerts in the Garden

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Like a band breaking up before fans are ready, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra signed off on another Concerts in the Garden season Saturday night in front of a packed audience at the Botanic Garden. The farewell performance welcomed a British invasion, of sorts, the day after America celebrate... Read more

Review: ‘Mind’s Eye’ at the Dallas Museum of Art

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The Dallas Museum of Art is hoping you will be so inspired by its summer exhibition that you will begin collecting art and someday show your appreciation by bequeathing all or part of your world-famous collection to the DMA. Read more

Review: Concerts in the Garden Family Fireworks Picnic creates a sense of community

The Fort Worth Symphony’s three-show Independence Day offering is not a concert experience but an experience of community. Read more

Denton exhibit features wedding fashions dating from 1800s

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Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides, from a 1900s dress with a lace choker collar, to a beaded flapper dress from the 1920s, to a 1980s satin confection with an explosion of organdy ruffles. Read more

DFW the Beautiful: a photo essay

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Celebrating Independence Day with some of the everyday majesty of North Texas. Read more

Instagram contest winner: America the Beautiful

Last week, we asked you to show us your best versions of America the Beautiful — in and around North Texas — in our Instagram contest. Thanks to those who entered; we got some terrific entries, and we’ve crowned a winner: Ricky Trevino of Fort Worth. Read more

In The Galleries: Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery

The joys of summer are on exhibit at Photographs Do Not Bend gallery in Dallas in “Summertime: And the Living Is Easy.” Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: July 4-10

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Star-Telegram

A full bill for area Independence Day celebrations, plus ‘Horrors,’ ‘Miserables’ and more. Read more

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