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Theater review: 'Dirty Dancing'

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Matthew Murphy

Never underestimate the power of nostalgia. That yearning for a sentimental throwback comes in double handy with the musical Dirty Dancing, the tour of which opened Tuesday at Bass Hall for Read more

Art exhibit review: ‘Indigenous Beauty’ at Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum

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Courtesy of American Federation of Arts

When the Amon Carter Museum added “of American Art” to its masthead five years ago in anticipation of its 50th anniversary, the museum’s holdings of the breadth of American art had a pitiful hole. Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival on July 5

The Mimir Chamber Music Festival moved to the new Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum on Sunday, adding a cool elegance to the afternoon concert. Read more

Buckley’s students take the spotlight

As graduation ceremonies go, this one was especially tuneful. Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival Concert 1

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Star-Telegram

A full PepsiCo Recital Hall at TCU welcomed the return Thursday evening of the Mimir Chamber Music festival for its 18th season. Read more

Review: Luke Wade at Concerts in the Garden

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Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony’s Concerts in the Garden Series wrapped up the penultimate weekend of its 25th anniversary season Sunday night with a concert by soulful crooner Luke Wade in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Read more

Review: Cliburn Junior finalists perform

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The Cliburn

It’s a cliché of piano competitions for the jury chairman to soften the blow to the eliminated by declaring that the choices were unusually tough. In the case of the Junior Cliburn, there’s more than a grain of truth to the cliché. Read more

Review: Kimbell’s ‘Botticelli to Braque’

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National Galleries of Scotland

Scotland has a Botticelli; the Kimbell Art Museum does not. Read more

Review: ‘Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella’

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Carol Rosegg

This Cinderella goes through some changes. Read more

Review: Arie Vardi at PianoTexas

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Courtesy Cliburn Foundation

PianoTexas had one of its most entertaining programs Friday night as the academy/festival neared the end of this summer’s edition. Read more

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