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Review: Pink Martini opens 25th Concerts in the Garden Season

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Special/Rachel Parker

Nearly all of the numbers featured the Fort Worth Symphony under the baton of Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya, making his only appearance in this summer’s series. Read more

Review: Texas Ballet Theater’s ‘Crash’ a smashing success

TBT Artistic Director's Choice

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

FORT WORTH If the plan for Texas Ballet Theater’s season finale, Artistic Director’s Choice, was to offer something new and different for its audiences, consider it a smashing success. Read more

Review: Barry Douglas with the Fort Worth Symphony

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Courtesy photo

Miguel Harth-Bedoya chose to end the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s season this weekend with a program including one of the most famous of all piano concertos, especially in Fort Worth: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor. Read more

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

It’s the time for nontheater versions of Shakespeare’s hit plays in Cowtown. The Fort Worth Opera’s Hamlet closed Sunday, and Ballet Frontier of Texas opened A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Scott Theatre on S... Read more

Review: Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers

There’s an annual bonus for Fort Worth Opera subscribers with a sense of adventure. It’s called Frontiers, and it presents bits and pieces of operas that are newer than brand new; often they haven’t even been completed. Read more

Review: ‘Mercy Killers’

Michael Milligan

photo 2014 © Michal Daniel

The tragedy of a death accelerated by inadequate healthcare coverage goes far beyond the pain and suffering of the victim. Read more

Review: Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Hamlet’ at Bass Hall

Fort Worth Opera Hamlet

Star-Telegram

Shakespeare aficionados may find composer Ambroise Thomas’ take on Hamlet infuriating, but the Fort Worth Opera’s lively production may go some way toward softening their wrath. Read more

Review: Gruesome ‘Dog Days’ an ear-splitting, profanity-laced opera

Dog Days dress rehearsal

Star-Telegram

If you’d like a powerful shot of Grand Guignol in your evening’s entertainment, the Read more

Review: After stormy start, ‘La Traviata’ opens Fort Worth Opera Festival at Bass Hall

La Traviata Review

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Verdi’s popular opera repeats during the festival on May 3 and 9. Read more

Art review: Blockbuster Abelló exhibition at Meadows Museum

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Courtesy Meadows Museum

The first of the year’s two great Spanish art exhibitions has opened at the Meadows Museum. Read more

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