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

Texas Ballet Theater to present works of highly acclaimed choreographers

TBT Carlos Acosta


As a boy in Cuba, Carlos Acosta wanted to play football, but his father enrolled him in ballet school. In Cuba, the arts are government-subsidized, dance is highly regarded, and ballet is one of the country’s most prominent cultura... Read more

Ballet Frontier taking leaps toward future success


Amy Shaw

Ballet Frontier of Texas keeps upping its game. In its season-opening performance on Saturday, Director’s Choice, three performances by Fort Worth’s rising ballet company were on par with the visiting companies. Read more

This ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ is simply super


Chip Tompkins

This production puts the “super” back into Jesus Christ Superstar. Read more

Music and voices make ‘Guys and Dolls’ sing


Eric Younkin Jr

Theatre Arlington decided to roll the dice with a production of the classic musical Guys and Dolls to open its 44th season, and the result is a show that comes up with neither snake eyes nor a natural. Read more

Under the rainbow: New exhibit at Amon Carter hangs by colorful threads


Steven Watson

A woven rainbow has appeared in the atrium of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. It took two weeks to coalesce and not a drop of rain was felt as artist Gabriel Dawe creat... Read more

Background on FWSO musicians’ strike: What went wrong

Symphony Strike


Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra went on strike Thursday afternoon, forcing symphony management to Read more

Actor Daniel Rowan comes home to Casa for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’


Casa Mañana

Some musical theater roles require performers to sing and dance. Read more

FWSO musicians on strike, weekend concerts canceled

Symphony Strike


The music has stopped for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Read more

FWSO says anthem tradition will continue

FWSO plays National Anthem


Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra patrons have come to expect the playing and singing of the national anthem at the start of every concert. Read more

Opera Ball, Gallery Night and other can’t-miss events in September


Jan Versweyveld

Stay up-to-date with all the September events taking place in DFW. Read more

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