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Four Day Weekend blows out candles spectacularly


Four Day Weekend

Fans of the improvisational comedy team Four Day Weekend will be pleased to learn that the troupe turned 20 at Bass Hall last Thursday night without showing the slightest hint of having matured in any way. Read more

Concerts in the Garden series ready to rock 2017 lineup



This year’s Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Concerts in the Garden series is going to rock ’n’ roll. Read more

Cory Booker kickoff underscores SXSW’s political ambitions



Politics and social issues have long been part of the daily diet at the 10-day-long South by Southwest, the massive global confab about music, film and technology that turns downtown Austin into gridlock every March. Read more

Fort Worth dancer comes home for Dancing Beyond Borders


The Dancing Image

Many singers and actors first fall in love with these arts as youngsters in church, but it’s rarer for the house of worship to imbue the love of dance. Unless you’re Christen Ashley Williams, who couldn’t take her eyes off the praise dancers at First Saint John Cathedral in east Fo... Read more

Top Ten Things to Do, March 9-16, 2017



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

Museum of Street Culture announces first exhibit, coming this fall

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Star-Telegram archives

The Museum of Street Culture, part of the long-awaited Encore Park development that includes the historic 508 Park building ... Read more

Going for gold: Meet the pianists going for gold in the 2017 Cliburn competition

It is the rise of the South Koreans at this year’s Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Read more

Casa Mañana’s ‘West Side Story’ is America’s story


Curtis Brown

Based on “Romeo and Juliet,” the 1957 musical “West Side Story” is an artfully put-together commentary on the dangers of two sides — families, religions, countries — constantly fighting for no good reason. “Because we don’t like them”... Read more

Dover Quartet makes a lasting impression with music by composer who inspired its name


Dover Quartet

The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth has become one of the prime presenters of fine music in the city. Saturday afternoon’s concert in the Piano Pavilion was one more confirmation of that. Read more

Texas Ballet Theater goes contemporary in memorable mixed rep program

Texas Ballet Theater review


There may have been elements of classical and neoclassical ballet in the mixed repertory program that Texas Ballet Theater presented Friday through Sunday at Bass Hall, but this program is the most contemporary that the company has performed. Read more

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