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Dirty dozen entertainment guide: April 4-10

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NCAA Men’s Final Four and March Madness Music Festival Read more

In the galleries: Works by Desmond Mason at Hotel ZaZa

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Courtesy of the artist

Hotel ZaZa in Dallas is hosting an art exhibition of work by former NBA player Desmond Mason, who during a 10-year career played for Seattle, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City and Sacramento. The 22 paintings in oil, acrylic and mixed media will be on view through May 1. Mason, who grew up in Waxahachie, ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Doubt, A Parable’

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Eric Younkin

The script is filled with uncertainties, but there is nothing doubtful about the quality of Theatre Arlington’s fine production of Doubt, A Parable, the troubling religious drama by John Patrick Shanley that opened March 28. Read more

Stage review: ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ ’

Theater directors must just live for snagging a job on a musical revue like Ain’t Misbehavin’ — the show built with songs from the great stride piano composer Fats Waller — which opened at Jubilee Theatre on Friday. Read more

Clarinetist steers the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth in a new direction

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Special to the Star-Telegram

An exceptional virtuoso, clarinetist Julian Milkis, joined a pianist and a string quartet Saturday afternoon and helped steer the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth in a new direction. Read more

Yo-Yo Ma’s Texas connections run more than skin deep

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SPECIAL/ RICHARD W. RODRIGUEZ

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who will perform at the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Gala Concert on Thursday, hasn’t played often in Fort Worth, but there are connections. Read more

Texas Ballet Theater’s Dallas performance leaves something to be desired

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If you caught Texas Ballet Theater’s mixed repertoire performance in Fort Worth last month, well, you saw what looks to be an early front-runner for dance production of the year. The company’s Dallas edition, however, with two of the three works seen in Fort Worth, pales in comparison. Read more

Kimbell Art Museum bringing Scottish treasures to Fort Worth

The National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh are sending 55 of their greatest treasures to tour three museums in the United States. The Kimbell Art Museum will be one of those stops, the Fort Worth museum announced Friday. Read more

Han and Finckel offer praiseworthy performances in Cliburn at the Kimbell series

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Special/Rachel Parker

Prokofiev. Shostakovich. Scriabin. Rachmaninoff. Cliburn Concerts. Another piano recital, right? Only half right. Read more

An expert guide to Spring Gallery Night

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To see Gallery Night takes longer than a night. Which is why, when the galleries open Saturday at various times, it is wise to begin the rounds with a well -esearched plan and a map. Read more

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