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Review: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation!


Special to the Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is paying homage this weekend to one of the great composers and songwriters of our lifetime: Marvin Frederick Hamlisch, whom we lost in 2012. Read more

Review: Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth


Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth’s latest site-specific dance is called Sky Descending: Dancing Between Two Buildings, but of the eight movements in this hourlong work at the Kimbell Art Museum, the most interesting choreography does not happen between the Louis Kahn building and the year-ol... Read more

Review: ‘Navigating the West’ at Amon Carter Museum


Manoogian Collection

The United States in the mid-1800s was a time of great political and social turmoil. Nowhere was that more apparent than in Missouri. Read more

Bass Hall audience treated to exceptional performance of Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s concerts this weekend are in the hands of two guests, and they are quite an impressive pair. Read more

Inside the Perot Museum’s exhibit “2theXtreme: MathAlive!”


Oscar Williams

The newest temporary exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science answers every student’s biggest math question: “When am I ever going to use it?” Read more

Review: Sara Evans with the Fort Worth Symphony


Special to the Star-Telegram

Country chanteuse Sara Evans, who performed with the Fort Worth Symphony in a pops concert at Bass Hall on Saturday night, did not need any help with her vocals. But she sure could have used some pointers on geography. Read more

Review: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer at Bass Hall

Several performers have brought down the house at Bass Hall but until Friday night, none of them had tried to change its name. Read more

Review: Dallas Museum of Art’s retrospective of Isa Genzken

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The Dallas Museum of Art is so very proud of its big fall exhibition, “Isa Genzken, Retrospective.” Read more

Review: The Amernet Quartet


Mait Jüriado

Haydn, Janacek and Chausson are not obscure names to most lovers of classical music, yet the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth, which presented music of the three to open its season Saturday afternoon, managed to come up with a work that was both obscure and clearly a masterpiece. Read more

Review: “Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s”

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New York in the 1980s was vibrant, dangerous and chaotic — the perfect petri dish in which street-smart artists could launch their careers. Read more

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