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Thomas Demand brings thought-provoking photos to the Modern

Thomas Demand exhibit at the Modern


Does knowing make it better? Or is it better not to know? Read more

Cliburn’s 2016-17 sees more concerts in smaller Fort Worth venues

Hilary Hahn

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The Cliburn announced its 2016-17 concert season today, which includes changes in venues and series programming, all leading up to the 15th international competition in the summer of 2017. Read more

Jubilee Theatre to stage fewer shows by black writers next season


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In a significant departure for one of Texas’ longest-running black theaters, just one of the six shows Jubilee Theatre will present in its 36th season — announced Wednesday — is written by a black playwright: Aug... Read more

Three for three: Festival of the Kid at Stage West

1 7th Annual Festival of the Kid: Fort Worth’s Stage West celebrates children with this unique festival in which plays by kids are professionally mounted and performed by their peers. Running Monday through Wednesday, the pieces address such issues as school pride... Read more

Top 10 things to do entertainment guide: May 6-12, 2016

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Another taco festival, a new Fort Worth park, the Kentucky Derby, a Tejano festival, and celebrating mom top the list of activities this week. Read more

‘Deferred Action’ at Dallas’ Wyly Theatre seems ripped from headlines


Karen Almond

In recent years it has been widely noted that political satire, via fake news online and on TV, is more difficult to convey because the real headlines coming out of Washington, D.C., the state capitals and on the campaign trail have become increasingly and head-shakingly unreal. Read more

Theater review: ‘Under the Skin’ at Circle Theatre


Tim Long

Most of us are glad to give our hearts to loved ones. But would we give ’em a kidney? That is the question under the knife in Under the Skin, a 2015 dramedy by Michael Hollinger currently up at Circle Theatre. Read more

Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Barber of Seville’ keeps audience laughing

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An increasingly hyper Barber of Seville was the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s latest entry, Saturday night in Bass Hall. Read more

Texas Ballet Theater to debut Val Caniparoli’s ‘Without Borders’


Ellen Appel

When one of the busiest choreographers working in American ballet, Val Caniparoli, started creating a new work for Texas Ballet Theater last fall, he had some of the most important elements in place. Read more

Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Barber’ teams veteran director, young singers

Few operas are more familiar to the general public, opera-loving or not, than Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. The comedy had a disastrous debut in Rome in 1816, plagued with onstage mishaps, an underprepared cast and an audience — largely made... Read more

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