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

Theater review: ‘The Nosemaker’s Apprentice’ at Amphibian Stage Productions


Amphibian Stage Productions

And now for something not completely different. Read more

With his new book ‘Auto Biography,’ Earl Swift is king of the road


Earl Swift

A car can be a simple mode of transportation — a way to get from Point A to Point B. Read more

Review: Modern Dance Festival at the Modern


Courtesy of Christophe Collette

Immersive performance has become a trend around the country in recent years as arts organizations try new ways of connecting with their audiences, but the folks at Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth were way ahead of the curve. In their dance installations at area art museums, and especially at the an... Read more

Review: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Jubilee Theatre


Cecil Fuqua

It looked as though Jubilee Theatre was venturing outside its comfort zone by scheduling the darkly botanical musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors to close its 2013-14 season. Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival closes on a high note

This summer’s Mimir Chamber Music Festival closed the same way it began— with interesting repertoire performed by outstanding artists. Read more

Theater review: ‘Les Miserables’


Dallas Theater Center

It has been nearly three decades since the musical Les Miserables was upgraded from concept album to West End — and subsequently Broadway and world — stage sensation. And it’s taken that long for a director to decide that it’s worthy of re... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: July 11-17


Associated Press

Make room on your plate this week for Taste of Dallas, peaches, modern dance, Asian films, hair metal and second helpings of so much more. Read more

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

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