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Fort Worth Symphony festival, day 2


Special to the Star-Telegram

The second concert in the Fort Worth Symphony’s new season opener festival at Bass Hall started with a rarity: Haydn’s Overture to L’isola disabitata (the deserted island). Read more

Review: Steven Lin with FWSO


Special to DFW.com

To open its annual three-concert end-of-summer festival, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra chose music by the classical masters Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, who aren’t really unfamiliar composers in need of a festival. Read more

In the galleries: ‘CHIHULY’ at the Talley Dunn Gallery

Glass artist Dale Chihuly has had a long relationship with Dallas, from his exceedingly popular installation at the Dallas Arboretuem in 2012 to as far back as his solo exibition at the Dallas Musem of Art in 1994. To commemorate this 20-year history, he has returned with a site-specific installa... Read more

Disgraced Getty Museum curator Marion True might be ready to tell her story


The Washington Post

The reporters staked her out. The investigators said she conspired with crooked dealers. And her museum colleagues seemed content to watch her disappear, as if one of the world’s most powerful, respected and sought-after art historians deserved to be the only American curator brought to tr... Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2015


Click through for things to do all across DFW! Read more

Theater review: ‘Lovers and Executioners’


Leah Layman

— This couple seems intent on loving one another to death. Read more

Review: Ballet Frontier’s season-opening concert


The producers of Ballet Frontier, fresh from opening a gorgeous new studio last season, are touting the upcoming season as a ... Read more

Theater review: ‘Wasteland’


Jeffrey Schmidt

Susan Felder’s 2012 play Wasteland, directed by Dallas’ Jeffrey Schmidt, poses interesting challenges for its actors and the audience, and the Oklahoma-based unMasqued Theatre meets them head-on at the Studio Theatre at Stage West. Read more

Three for three

1 About Elly : Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is best known in the U.S. for the powerful, Oscar-winning A Separation in 2012, but this 2009 film — about an outing by a group o... Read more

In the galleries: Fort Worth Community Arts Center


Courtesy of Fort Worth Community Arts Center

It’s that time of year when the art community disappears until September. Galleries close; museums are packing up the summer shows and readying for fall. It is the art doldrums. One of the only facilities still mounting exhibits is the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, and even it has gall... Read more

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