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Theater review: ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’

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Jeremy Daniel

“Do you know what they put on stage these days? Frothy comedies and boy-meets-girl sex farces.” Replace “sex” with “screwball” and you’ve got a description of Nice Work If You Can Get It, the latest “new”... Read more

Theater review: ‘The Crucible’ by Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre

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Walter Betts

Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible — which is, along with his Death of a Salesman, one of the best-known and most studied plays of American theater — in the early 1950s as an indictment of McCarthyism. Set in the 1690s Salem w... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: Sept. 19-25, 2014

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A comedy festival, a blues festival, a brisket festival and a celebration of New York art in the ‘80s make this a festive week in DFW Read more

Arts writers’ picks for the week of Sept. 21

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1 Black-ish : In the early ’70s, the sitcom format proved to be on the cutting edge in dealing with issues of race. ABC summons up the spirit of those days with Black-ish, deb... Read more

In the galleries: ‘George Catlin Revisits the West’

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Paul Mellon Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Sid Richardson Museum will open “Take Two: George Catlin Revisits the West” on Sept. 25. Catlin was the artist who made exhaustive studies of American Indians. Were it not for his portfolios and paintings, there would be scant record of their dress and customs. The 17 paintings on e... Read more

Film celebrating Bruce Wood to screen at Dallas VideoFest

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Fallen Angel, a 2008 documentary about the late, local choreographer Bruce Wood and his dance company, Bruce Wood Dance Project, will screen as part of the upcoming Dallas VideoFest next month. It has been updated with an epilogue, Fallen Angel I... Read more

Theater review: ‘Whodunit’ at Theatre Arlington

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Eric Younkin Jr.

Whodunit … The Musical might as well be called Whodoesntknowit. Read more

The Trinity: It’s our river, so love it — all of it

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Courtesy of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The names Carter and Trinity are both close to Fort Worth’s heart. Read more

Review: Texas Camerata performs a program full of high points

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Special to the Star-Telegram

An evening full of beauty and, often, exuberance opened Texas Camerata’s 25th anniversary season Sunday, with soprano Ava Pine as vocalist. Read more

Review: Bruce Wood Dance Project’s ‘Lovett + More’

We’ll never know what dances had yet to come from the brilliant Bruce Wood, who died unexpectedly in May at age 53. But he left us with some 80 works, and the Bruce Wood Dance Project is determined to keep his legacy going. Read more

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