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Less-heard selections make Round 2 memorable

In the world of classical music, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better-known trio of composers than Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. That’s undoubtedly one of the reasons that the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra based its last two August festivals on their music. Read more

FWSO fest opens with hauntingly beautiful Mozart, ironic ‘Farewell’


Special to the Star-Telegram

For the second year in a row, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is drawing names from the A-list of Viennese composers to kick off another season of the classics. Read more

What’s on DFW stages and in museums this fall


Lynn Lane

It’s the time of year arts and entertainment lovers get jazzed about: anticipating the new seasons for the local performing-arts companies and blockbuster museum exhibits. Read more

Top 10 things to do: Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2016

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Associated Press

Click through for things to do all over DFW! Read more

‘The Taming’ tackles political debate with humor and a heavy hand


TayStan Photography

Miss Georgia wants to rewrite the Constitution. Read more

FWSO festival to use scaled-down orchestra


Star-Telegram archives

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is primed to shock its audiences with some “naked” music in its Classical Masters Festival: The Music of Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart, which will run Friday through Aug. 28 at Bass Hall. Read more

Hip Pocket not tilting at windmills with its beautiful ‘Don Quixote’


John Carlisle Moore

Miguel de Cervantes’ novel Don Quixote, one of the most celebrated works of literature, has fascinated artists for centuries, inspiring ballets, music compositions, a musical and other stage adaptations. Read more

Rose Pearson, Circle Theatre founder, dies



Rose Pearson, co-founder and executive director of Circle Theatre, died Friday morning of cancer. She was 69. Read more

‘The Sound of Music’ not the same old song


Matthew Murphy

If you need an example of how revive a musical that even casual theatergoers know entirely too well and, regrettably, expect a carbon copy of the movie version, ländler over to Bass Performance Hall this week. Read more

Stage West’s provocative ‘Bootycandy’ gets a standing ovation


Buddy Myers

Perhaps what’s most surprising about Stage West’s regional premiere of Bootycandy is how audiences are reacting to it, judging from opening night and reports from the first weekend. Read more

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