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Fort Worth Symphony musicians ‘Press Play’ with Hall Ensemble


Dwight Vasel

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s season is in abeyance right now, but that doesn’t mean its instruments are gathering dust. A lively local group of musicians, the Hall... Read more

North Texas Book and Map Show to exhibit rare finds in Arlington

Michael Utt, a vendor at the North Texas Book & Map Show

Courtesy of Michael Utt

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the report that “print is dead” has been greatly exaggerated. Read more

Former Ray Charles backup singer brings one-woman show to Jubilee



A few weeks ago, Cynthia Scott was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. She was introduced by a nephew, who praised her integrity. Read more

Top Ten Things to Do, Nov. 10-Nov. 17, 2016

Veterans Parade 112


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Cliburn competition to leave Fort Worth? Foundation CEO says no way

Day4 Cliburn Final 319

Star-Telegram archives

The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is staying in Fort Worth, even if the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians are still on strike when the competition begins next May. Read more

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ strikes the right notes


Curtis Brown

It was a gathering of titans in a surprisingly humble place. Read more

‘Of Thee I Sing’ joyfully skewers politics


James Jamison

— The parallels between the presidential election in George Gershwin’s 1931 musical Of Thee I Sing and the current national nightmare are astonishing. But the biggest similarity is, sadly, that the American electorate isn’t very bright. So that’s g... Read more

Dallas Opera’s ‘Moby-Dick’ still has its original power


Dallas Opera via Twitter

It’s not often that an opera by a still-living composer gets multiple go-rounds, but Moby-Dick has pulled off the feat. Jake Heggie’s and Gene Scheer’s work was premiered by the Dallas Opera in 2010, subsequently made the rounds internationally, was tel... Read more

‘Border Cantos’ a union of photography and sound


courtesy of the artist

This art exhibition has its own soundtrack. Read more

November: Save the dates for November benefits, concerts and early holiday happenings


Richard Hubert Smith

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

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