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Kimbell Art Museum acquires rare Guercino

"Christ and the Woman of Samaria," c. 1619-20, by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino, has been acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in memory of Edmund P. Pillsbury, director of the museum from 1980 to 1998.

Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum

FORT WORTH -- The Kimbell Art Museum has added another 17th-century Italian baroque jewel to its collection, Christ and the Woman of Samaria, c. 1619-20 by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino. The dramatic depiction of Jesus aski... Read more

Modern focuses on multitasking artist Ben Jones

The on-ramp to the art future is on vivid display at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in the latest Focus exhibition by multihyphenate artist Ben Jones -- painter, animator, comic-book illustrator, performer, storyteller and furniture designer. Read more

Ticket prices may rise for some events at Bass Hall

The hall plans higher rates for the Van Cliburn Foundation, Fort Worth Symphony, Texas Ballet Theater and Fort Worth Opera. Read more

FWSO concert to celebrate Route 66

Perhaps no ribbon of highway has been made famous in more songs celebrating America and Americana than Route 66. Now the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, led by its principal pops conductor, Ron Spigelman, will offer a concert that traces, in song, that meandering strip of asphalt. The concert will... Read more

Yo-Yo Ma to appear at Bass

The Cliburn is crowing about one of the musical high-water marks of its season. Read more

Wynton Marsalis is just one of this jazz show's many stars

DALLAS -- What a week it's been for jazz in North Texas. Read more

Catch rising star Taylor Mac at the Undermain Theatre in Dallas

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Liz Liguori

I'll be frank. I'm always up for theater, but I was exhausted from a long workday, and wasn't sure I wanted to make the drive into Dallas to see what I was envisioning as a very "experimental" performance at the Undermain Theatre. ... Read more

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