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Jubilee Theatre names new artistic director

William 'Bill' Earl Ray

Freddie Watkins

A year after Jubilee Theatre released Artistic Director Tre Garrett, who was arrested in early 2015 and accused of soliciting child prostitution, William “Bill” Earl Ray has been named the new artistic director of the longest-running black theater in North Texas. The announcement wa... Read more

Analysis: Fort Worth Symphony, other orchestras work to stay in tune with economic reality


Special/Rachel Parker

After pulling through the recession five years ago, orchestras across America are searching for the right tune. Read more

Theater review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at Fair Park


Dallas Summer Musicals

It may have begun as a sap-laden bestselling novel in 1992, but the musical version of The Bridges of Madison County, which opened Tuesday at the Music Hall at Fair Park courtesy of Dallas Summer Musicals, is surprisingly bold. Read more

Review: Joshua Romans at Cliburn at the Kimbell

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Cellist Joshua Roman was back in town on short notice Thursday night, and a welcome return it was. Roman and his longtime colleague, pianist Andrius Zlabys, were filling in for cellist Alisa Weilerstein and her partner. Weilerstein had to cancel because of impending motherhood. Read more

Three for three: ‘99 Homes’ focuses on real-estate crisis

1 99 Homes: The Big Short might end up a big winner at this year’s Oscars ceremony, but another, less heralded film about the financial crisis shouldn’t be forgotten. Ra... Read more

Artist Glenn Kaino brings ‘performance’ art to Modern

Glenn Kaino Focus show at Modern 2


You probably have been in a museum and seen a painting with eyes that seem to follow you around the room. Read more

Superstar violinist Joshua Bell returns for FWSO gala

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JAG Entertainment

The last piece violinist Joshua Bell played for Van Cliburn was Tchaikovsky. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide, Feb. 4-Feb. 10, 2016

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Theater review: ‘Clever Little Lies’ at Circle Theatre


Tim Long

Be forewarned: The fibs told in Clever Little Lies, the domestic drama that opened at Circle Theatre on Saturday, are neither minor nor especially sharp-minded. Read more

Hurst’s Artisan Center Theater continues its stages of growth

Artisan Center Theater


In the nearly 13 years since the curtain went up on its first production, Artisan Center Theater has grown into an institution that has nearly 20 full-time and salaried employees, sells an astonishing 95 percent of its seating capacity for its nonstop roster of shows and has an annual budget of $... Read more

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