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DFW International to become David Foster Wallace International?


Giovanni Giovannetti

The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport should be re-named for the late author David Foster Wallace, says a writer for the New York-based online culture sit... Read more

In the galleries: National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame has been under construction, and the new first-floor gallery, Hitting the Mark: Cowgirls and Wild West Shows, is now complete. The headliner for the opening is Annie Oakley, who comes to life via hologram technology. The gallery will also display some ... Read more

Arts writers’ picks for the week of Aug. 2

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1 Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead: If you left any of the “Mad Max” movies thinking, “The one thing missing was zombies,” then this is your kind of film. A splatter-ific blend of sun-baked Australian post-apocalypti... Read more

PBS to air Cliburn documentary ‘Virtuosity’


The Cliburn

The film largely explores the relationships the pianists have with their music, their families, audiences and critics. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide, July 30-Aug. 6, 2015


Saguaro Road Records

The sun is blazing and so are our entertainment choices in DFW, ranging from country queen Tanya Tucker to a play inspired by ‘The Simpsons,’ SausageFest to the Mayhem Festival. Read more

Critics’ picks: Click on artist Ed Blackburn’s ‘Not Exactly a Site’


Via email

1 ‘Not Exactly a Site’: Email friends of Fort Worth-based artist Ed Blackburn have been treated to a volley of Blackburn’s latest artwork, art generated as news happens. He is playing with the message as medium, creating artworks on the computer and ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Pippin’


Photo by Terry Shapiro

The national touring production of the hit Broadway musical Pippin rolled into Bass Hall on Tuesday and showed itself to be surprisingly defiant. From curtain rise to curtain fall, the principals constantly thumb their noses at either gravity or the calendar — ... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: July 24-30, 2015


Mike Morgan

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

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth to close festival with Choreographers Showcase

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A few years ago, Kerry Kreiman, co-founder of Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth, came up with a new concept for the company, introducing a “season on wheels.” Read more

‘Jerry Springer: The Opera’ gives vulgarity its 15 mins.



Andy Warhol famously said that everyone gets his or her 15 minutes of fame, but one song from an award-winning 2003 British musical might be a more appropriate comment on America’s reality show- and social media-spurred fame obsession: This Is My Jerry Springer Moment Read more

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