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Review: Bruce Wood Dance Project’s ‘Lovett + More’

We’ll never know what dances had yet to come from the brilliant Bruce Wood, who died unexpectedly in May at age 53. But he left us with some 80 works, and the Bruce Wood Dance Project is determined to keep his legacy going. Read more

Review: Harth-Bedoya begins 15th season as maestro of FWSO


The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is off and running with a new season. For the man on the podium, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, there’s something a little special about this one: It’s the 15th year he has been the musical guide of the orchestra. Read more

Trinity River photographer channels an artistic challenge


Courtesy of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art commissioned a portfolio of images about the Trinity River from photographer Terry Evans. Before the Chicago-based photographer made the first of her five trips to Fort Worth, the Carter’s senior curator of photography John Rohrbach warned her, ȁ... Read more

Review: Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

In just a year of public performances in North Texas, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance has made it clear that it’s best when audiences are kept guessing. While certain terms of artistic director Joshua L. Peugh’s dance vocabulary are peeking through, the dances he has produced last ... Read more

Review: Dallas DanceFest


Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

In a year with a record number of performing arts festivals in North Texas, with more to be added in 2015, the inaugural Dallas DanceFest will perhaps go down as one for the history books. Ten groups representing an impressive range of styles kicked off the event Friday night at Dallas City Perf... Read more

Violinist brings down the house on FWSO festival’s last day

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The audience was smaller Sunday afternoon than earlier in the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s annual August festival, but enthusiasm was high for three masterpieces by Brahms and ... Read more

Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra festival Day 2

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It’s a good thing that Brahms and Dvorak are among the most popular classical composers, for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is giving its audience a big dose of the two in its August festival. By the time it’s over on Sunday afternoon, the orchestra will have played 15 of their ... Read more

FWSO’s Brahms, Dvorak fest off to good start



The official opening of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s season is still three weeks off, but for the last few years there has been a sort of prelude in the form of a three-day August festival. Read more

Review: It’s a Man’s World

It's a Man's World

It turns out there is something to be said for having a Y chromosome. Read more

Theater review: ‘Candy Barr’s Last Dance’

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Candy Barr will always be known foremost as an exotic dancer, the most famous stripper — one with panache — in 1950s and ’60s Dallas. Read more

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