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Fort Worth Opera announces 2015 festival lineup

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The big news about the Fort Worth Opera’s 2015 festival was announced in February: The world premiere of A Wrinkle in Time, based on Madeleine L’Engle’s young-adult classic, has been scrapped in an effort to take next season’s budget from ... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: April 11-17, 2014

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Joyce Marshall/Special to DFW.com

This week's fun guide features the opening of Lone Star Park, opera, a party on Crockett, Stomp! and more. Read more

Brian Luenser captures Fort Worth with an artistic eye

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Alittle less than five years ago, Brian Luenser joined Facebook, the social media site. Like a lot of people diving in for the first time, he had a hard time seeing what all the fuss was about. Read more

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival returns to prime real estate for 2014

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Let’s face it. Last year, it was a little disconcerting. The Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival was lovely as usual, but it wasn’t exactly on Main Street. At least not all of it. Read more

Theater review: Take Orlando’s lead on enchanting journey

There is a lot of living, a lot of loving and a lot of cool theatrics in Stage West’s thoroughly charming regional premiere of Orlando, an adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s 1928 novel of that title by contemporary American playw... Read more

Cliburn at the Modern spotlights Pulitzer-winning composer, teacher

Saturday’s Cliburn at the Modern program spotlighted the busy Jennifer Higdon (she’s booked up through 2020 with her commissions alone). She’s a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who teaches composition at the prestigious Curtis Institute. Read more

Voices of Fort Worth to perform in Piano Pavilion


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Here’s something you don’t see every day: Students asking a professor for more work. Read more

Yo Yo Ma makes Fort Worth Symphony’s gala grand


Special/Rachel Parker

Thursday night’s gala concert by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra could well have been titled “Dvorak’s Greatest Hits.” Read more

John Angeles returns to his ‘Stomp’ing grounds

When we last spoke with percussionist John Angeles, he was pushing a broom. But, oddly, the Fort Worth native was happy about it. Read more

The Dallas Museum of Art tells the story of Islamic art through light

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The entrance to the Dallas Museum of Art’s exhibit “Nur: Light in Art and Science From the Islamic World” is a curved hallway bathed in brilliant light. It is an attempt to cleanse the palate to dispel anticipations of paintings on canvas or sculptures of marble. Read more

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