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

Critics’ picks: Give a fun Tom Cruise film another shot on DVD

1 Live Die Repeat — Edge of Tomorrow: This Tom Cruise science-fiction vehicle, originallhy released simply as Edge of Tomorrow, was the enigma of the summer. Great reviews (90 per-cent on Rotten Tomatoe... Read more

Review: Dallas Museum of Art’s retrospective of Isa Genzken

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The Dallas Museum of Art is so very proud of its big fall exhibition, “Isa Genzken, Retrospective.” Read more

Cliburn silver medalist Beatrice Rana returns to Bass Hall stage



In little more than a year since she took both the Silver Medal and the Audience Award at the last Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Beatrice Rana has become an inte... Read more

Five questions with Joel Ferrell on ‘The Rocky Horror Show’



Joel Ferrell on ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Read more

Review: Sara Evans with the Fort Worth Symphony


Special to the Star-Telegram

Country chanteuse Sara Evans, who performed with the Fort Worth Symphony in a pops concert at Bass Hall on Saturday night, did not need any help with her vocals. But she sure could have used some pointers on geography. Read more

Review: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer at Bass Hall

Several performers have brought down the house at Bass Hall but until Friday night, none of them had tried to change its name. Read more

Theater review: ‘Thinner Than Water’ at Kitchen Dog Theater


There’s no shortage of plays about family dysfunction, but this side of Sam Shepard or Tracy Letts, it’s tough to find contemporary plays about siblings at odds that dig deeper into the psychology of rifts. Read more

State Fair Instagram contest 2014: call for entries (submission period closed)


UPDATE: The submission period for this contest is now closed. Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2014

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From Big Tex to Index Fest, Day in the District to a vintage market at Texas Motor Speedway, it’s a great week to be outside in DFW. Read more

In the galleries: Adam Ball at the Goss-Michael Foundation


Courtesy of The Goss-Michael Foundation

British artist Adam Ball’s exhibition “The Space Between” is at the Goss-Michael Foundation through Oct. 4. He is presenting large-size murals that combine lab-produced slides of his own DNA, man-made mechanical parts, and images of the natural world with which he illustrates... Read more

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