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Real-life Fort Worth Opera couple first got cozy in Cosi

In Mozart’s comic opera Cosi fan tutte, the course of true love does not always run smoothly. Read more

In the galleries: Brand 10 art space marks its relocation with film

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Brand 10 art space, the lovely white box gallery on Seventh Street, has relocated to the and X annex on South Locke Avenue, and X has morphed into brand 10. For the reopening, or relocating, the gallery is presenting a film and performance by After School Special. “House Party,” an ... Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: April 25-May 1, 2014

Music Beck

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EdgeFest 24 and whole lot of festivals, including Prairie Fest in Fort Worth and the big Earth Day to-do in Dallas, will be springing up this weekend. Read more

Theater review: Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

Daddy’s probably dying, the favored son doesn’t seem to give a cotton boll about continuing the family line and his brother’s bratty kids won’t quiet down. Read more

Ben Folds to play with Fort Worth Symphony

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Courtesy Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 3 at Bass Hall, the symphony announced Monday. Read more

Fort Worth Opera Festival opens with starkly contrasting ‘Pearl Fishers,’ ‘With Blood, With Ink’

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Special/Rachel Parker

Fort Worth Opera opened its 2014 festival this weekend with two starkly contrasted works, each effective in its own way. Read more

Theater review: ‘Spunk’ at WaterTower Theatre

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Karen Almond

George C. Wolfe skewered some African-American tropes in his 1986 play The Colored Museum. Just a few years later, he paid homage to the stories of an early African-American literary giant, Zora Neale Hurston, by celebrating her vivid prose in his play Read more

Theater review: ‘Evita’

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Photo by RICHARD TERMINE

Turns out the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musicals that began as concept albums — Jesus Christ, Superstar and Evita — are the ones that hold up best. Sure, the schlock that is Phantom of the Opera Read more

Art in the drive-through lane at the Nasher

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Star-Telegram

When the German-Iranian artist Bettina Pousttchi first visited the Nasher Sculpture Center in 2012, she was scouting the museum and Dallas for her first American exhibit. The Nasher had invited the Berlin native to create an installation for its Sightings series, and she was in town to feel the p... Read more

Vermeer String Quartet delivers masterful Easter-themed performance

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Earthquakes have been so frequent in our area and, it seems, around the world lately that it should be no surprise that the Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum had one of its own on Saturday afternoon. Read more

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