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Theater: ‘Welcome to Arroyo’s at Rose Marine hits the perfect beat


Shannon Atkinson

The wild success of the Broadway musical Hamilton might have casual theatergoers thinking that the concept of hip-hop theater is new, but it most certainly is not. More than a decade before Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first hip-hop musical, In th... Read more

Get a look at the performing-arts scene for summer 2016

The Sound of Music

Matthew Murphy

It’s summertime, and that means you’ll have plenty of chances for outdoor performing-arts-going to escape the madness of the presidential race. Read more

Kimbell exhibit highlights centuries-old secret of Le Nain works



The three Le Nain brothers — Antoine, Louis and Mathieu — have been challenging art historians for almost 400 years. The French painters insisted on only using their family name and refused to distinguish their paintings ... Read more

Kimbell to turn parking lot into a mini-park


Courtesy of the Kimbell Museum of Art

The Kimbell Art Museum is putting the “park” into parking. Read more

Top Ten things to do entertainment guide, May 26-June 2, 2016

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

‘The Kitchen Witches’ isn’t as tasty as it could be


James Jamison

BEDFORD The Kitchen Witches, a sharply seasoned comedy that opened at Onstage in Bedford on Friday, features a couple of able cooks. But the recipe it uses does not always please the palate. Read more

Kimbell detective work leads to discovery of lost Bonington painting

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On the afternoon of June 12, 2015, Mac Shafer carried some deeply personal cargo in the back seat of his Ford F-150 as he drove home to Mineral Wells. Read more

3 schools dominate Betty Buckley theater awards

Lonestar ball

Star-Telegram archives

Three area schools dominated the 16th annual Betty Buckley Awards presented at Casa Mañana on Thursday. But the question of which school left the event with the grandest bragging rights was not clearly resolved. Read more

Pharrell’s dance/music collaboration a triumph for Soluna Festival


Sharen Bradford

In interviews in national publications like Rolling Stone, choreographer Jonah Bokaer’s latest dance Rules of the Game, a collaboration with visual/video artist Daniel Arsham and songwriter/producer/composer Pharrell Williams, has ... Read more

Three for three: Hany Abu-Assad’s ‘The Idol’ opens May 27

1 The Idol : Contestants don’t risk their lives to appear on American Idol. But that’s not the case in some parts of the world, and Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad b... Read more

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