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Five questions with...Joseph Kalichstein

The pianist moves from judge to performer with an upcoming performance at the Modern Read more

Critics’ picks: ‘Los Angeles Plays Itself,’ the definitive doc of an iconic city

1 Los Angeles Plays Itself: After being available only in festival or academic settings, this documentary about the “City of Angels” and how it has portrayed its image to the world can finally be seen by the general public.... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Oct. 10-16, 2014

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Click ahead to see this week’s Dirty Dozen, your weekly 12 pack o’ fun to what’s going on in DFW. Read more

In the galleries: ‘Art in the Metroplex’


Courtesy Fort Worth Community Arts Center

The annual “Art in the Metroplex” exhibit was having trouble meeting its role of an annual art event. The exhibit that is open to artists in North Texas began in 1983 and was an instant success with more than 900 pieces submitted for consideration. And therein was the problem ȁ... Read more

Theater review: ‘The Brothers Size’


Buddy Myers

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brother/Sister Plays was first fully presented as a trilogy in 2009 (each had been workshopped years before), when the playwright was nearing 30. Considering the innovation and skill of the work, as evidenced in Jubilee Theatre ... Read more

The Trinity River, through the lens of Star-Telegram photographers



When the Amon Carter Museum of American Art debuted its exhibition “Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans” in August, there was some vocal dissent. Read more

Star-Telegram readers’ photos of the Trinity River


Dale Smith

Star-Telegram readers love the Trinity River. That became apparent when the newspaper’s review of a Fort Worth museum’s Trinity River... Read more

Inside the Perot Museum’s exhibit “2theXtreme: MathAlive!”


Oscar Williams

The newest temporary exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science answers every student’s biggest math question: “When am I ever going to use it?” Read more

Bass Hall audience treated to exceptional performance of Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s concerts this weekend are in the hands of two guests, and they are quite an impressive pair. Read more

Irving Arts Center’s ‘Peruvian Gold’ exhibit shines light on pre-Incan cultures


Museo Sican

Richard Huff, executive director of Texas’ Irving Arts Center, who is retiring in August after 20 years on the job, had been looking to go out on a high note. Read more

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