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Theater review: ‘Steel Magnolias’


Samuel Rushen

There is a lot more than just sets and perms going on in Truvy’s beauty salon. Read more

Theater review: ‘Time Stands Still’

Times Stands Still, the drama that opened Amphibian Stage Productions’ 2015 season on Thursday at the Milburn Theater, looks and feels exactly like the sort of show you would see off-Broadway in New York. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: March 6-12, 2015

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From an Irish festival to a fringe festival, Six Flags rides to Big 12 basketball, there’s a lot to flip over this week in North Texas Read more

Theater review: ‘International Falls’


Bradley Jones

Long ago, Smokey Robinson taught us that there are few things sadder than the tears of a clown. Read more

Ruta Lee keeps Fort Worth audiences starstruck

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Ruta Lee proudly comes from the school of saying whatever pops into her head, filters and volume level be damned. Read more

2015 Cliburn Festival to showcase the works of Chopin

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What Beethoven is to the orchestra, Chopin is to the piano. Read more

Review: Kimbell exhibit shows artistic view of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass


Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass

The Bass family has contributed greatly to the city of Fort Worth. Their latest largess is sharing the art collection compiled by the late Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, mother and father to brothers Sid, Edward, Robert and Lee, at the Kimbell Art Museum in a free exhibition. Read more

Theater review: ‘Mississippi G’damn’


South Dallas Cultural Center

DALLAS — So far, 2015 is the year of Jonathan Norton. The Dallas playwright has been snagging local productions of his work, and a fair amount of grant money, for about five years now. Proving that you get stronger with time and experience, Norton’s plays seen this year have shown s... Read more

Theater review: ‘Kinky Boots’


Dallas Summer Musicals

The musical Kinky Boots, which won the 2013 Tony Award for best musical and is based on the 2005 British film of the same name, has just about everything that works in a standard Broadway musical. Read more

In the galleries: Vicki Owen at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and more


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There will be no escaping the artwork of Fort Worth resident Vicki Owen during the month of March. She has three exhibitions opening. “Shackleton’s Antarctic Voyage,” running March 6-28 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, features 17 encaustic monotypes inspired by explo... Read more

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