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Review: CD/FW Dance Exchange — A Choreographers Showcase

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Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth usually begins its Modern Dance Festival at the Modern with “CDFW Dance Exchange: A Choreographers Showcase,” but this year, the concert closes the company’s 11th annual festival. This is likely to accommodate the schedule of the guest artists, ... Read more

Review: Modern Dance Festival at the Modern


Courtesy of Christophe Collette

Immersive performance has become a trend around the country in recent years as arts organizations try new ways of connecting with their audiences, but the folks at Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth were way ahead of the curve. In their dance installations at area art museums, and especially at the an... Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival closes on a high note

This summer’s Mimir Chamber Music Festival closed the same way it began— with interesting repertoire performed by outstanding artists. Read more

Review: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Jubilee Theatre


Cecil Fuqua

It looked as though Jubilee Theatre was venturing outside its comfort zone by scheduling the darkly botanical musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors to close its 2013-14 season. Read more

Theater review: ‘Les Miserables’


Dallas Theater Center

It has been nearly three decades since the musical Les Miserables was upgraded from concept album to West End — and subsequently Broadway and world — stage sensation. And it’s taken that long for a director to decide that it’s worthy of re... Read more

Review: Mimir Chamber Music Festival presents Taneyev quintet

Russians are always amazed that Americans do not know the music of Sergei Taneyev because he is one of the most frequently played composers in their country. Just knowing that his teacher was Tchaikovsky and one of his students was Rachmaninoff should whet the appetite of those who love overripe... Read more

Review: Classical Mystery Tour closes Concerts in the Garden

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Like a band breaking up before fans are ready, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra signed off on another Concerts in the Garden season Saturday night in front of a packed audience at the Botanic Garden. The farewell performance welcomed a British invasion, of sorts, the day after America celebrate... Read more

Review: ‘Mind’s Eye’ at the Dallas Museum of Art



The Dallas Museum of Art is hoping you will be so inspired by its summer exhibition that you will begin collecting art and someday show your appreciation by bequeathing all or part of your world-famous collection to the DMA. Read more

Review: Concerts in the Garden Family Fireworks Picnic creates a sense of community

The Fort Worth Symphony’s three-show Independence Day offering is not a concert experience but an experience of community. Read more

Review: Ballet Concerto performs ‘breezy’ summer dance concert


Special to the Star-Telegram

The recent rain kept it relatively cool and sent a lovely breeze through Trinity Park Pavilion on Thursday night for the opening of Ballet Concerto’s 32nd annual Summer Dance Concert. And that wasn’t the only thing about the experience that could be described with the adjective &#x... Read more

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