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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

Review: 5 Years by Bruce Wood Dance Company

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since choreographer Bruce Wood died, but it’s great to know that his company, Bruce Wood Dance Project as it was revived in Dallas five years ago, is keeping his memory alive. The best way to do that, of course, is to revive his con... Read more

Review: Video Games Live at Concerts in the Garden

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Star-Telegram

All the audience members needed were their Wii remotes and XBox and Playstation controllers. Read more

Review: Music of U2 at Concerts in the Garden

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Special to DFW.com

After a Concerts in the Garden opening weekend that broke attendance records with 6,500 patrons, week two started Friday night with no sign of a sophomore slump. Read more

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

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