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Korean baritone dominates McCammon Voice Competition

Korean baritone Joo Won Kang dominated the 2014 McCammon Voice Competition on Saturday afternoon, taking not only the competition’s $15,000 first prize but also the audience-favorite award by the largest margin in the contest’s 29 years. Read more

Didgeridoo’s earthy sounds fill Bass Hall

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The twain met in Bass Hall on Friday night. Read more

Review: White Day by Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

Perhaps the biggest compliment to be given Joshua L. Peugh is that in his short time as a professional choreographer in North Texas, he has proven that you can never know what to expect from him. That’s good. Read more

Review: Anderson and Roe inaugurate Cliburn Sessions

Classical music buffs who visit New York City frequently lament that we don’t have anything here like Poisson Rouge, a nightclub that features the best classical artists, many of whom are in town to play in other venues. “Serving art and alcohol” is their motto. Read more

Review: Lots to love about ‘Lucy’

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Jeremy Daniel

As with any long-running TV show, there supposedly was a lot of drama behind the scenes of what is arguably the best-loved sitcom ever, I Love Lucy. Like, William Frawley and Vivian Vance (Fred and Ethel) supposedly hated each other. Read more

Review: Cliburn medalist Yang shines on Gershwin piece

Pianist Joyce Yang displays a muscular and frequently sassy side of her expansive skill set in Gershwin’s Concerto in F. Read more

Review: Sharon Isbin at Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society

It was a concert that exuded confidence. Read more

Review: Stage West’s ‘Starbright & Vine’ needs more laughs

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Buddy Myers

Balancing subjects on opposite ends of the comedy-drama spectrum is always tricky, especially if the goal is not to write a dark comedy. It’s a conundrum that hasn’t been solved by Richard J. Allen or Stage West, where his Starbright & Vine is having it... Read more

Review: Texas Ballet Theater

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Stephen Visneau

Anyone hoping for solid technique, showmanship and gut-wrenching drama will have the prayers answered in Texas Ballet Theater’s first mixed repertory program of the 2013-14 season, “Epic Masterpieces,” which opened Friday at Bass Hall. Read more

Review: Cliburn memorial concert

If anyone had any doubt that the piano is just as appropriate a symbol of Fort Worth as cowboy boots and longhorns, the program in Sundance Square Plaza on Thursday evening should have been a convincer. Read more

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