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TITAS’ New Season Goes Seriously International – And Big On Debuts

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We already knew TITAS would present the world premiere of the great Twyla Tharp’s 50th anniversary tour, but the full schedule has troupes from Canada, France, the UK and Taiwan — most of them making their debuts here.

Saturday Spotlight – Let’s Make Something!

Spend the day making everything from pinball machines to wearable art at the Fort Worth Museum of History and Science.

Review: Finding Melancholy And Mirth With A Mark Morris Masterpiece On PBS

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Mark Morris brings his dance genius to the music of George Frideric Handel and the poetry of John Milton in L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato tonight at 8 pm on PBS.

Diavolo Dance Theatre Returns to Dallas To Defy Gravity Some More

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It’s not like you have to defy gravity to get here, but Diavolo’s director Jacque Heim loves Texas, so maybe that’s why his dancers will be head-over-heels — and spending a lot of time in the air at the City Performance Hall

Danny Buraczeski Jazzes Up SMU’s Spring Dance Concert

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Our three-part series of interviews with choreographers working on SMU’s Spring Dance Concert concludes with jazz dance master Danny Buraczeski and James Baldwin.

John Selya Tackles Tom Stoppard And Pink Floyd For SMU’s Spring Dance Concert

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It’s not like that’s a challenge or anything – taking on Dark Side of the Moon as re-conceived by intellectual playwright Tom Stoppard for a BBC radio play, and making it into a dance piece.

Joshua Peugh Choreographs New Work for SMU’s Spring Dance Concert

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The first of three dance interviews: Joshua Peugh of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance has choreographed a new work for SMU’s Spring Dance Concert, and it mixes Dean Martin, Herb Alpert and, of course, Ryuichi Sakamoto.

SMU Gets Its Largest Grant – Ever – For Meadows Museum and Arts School

Its the largest gift in SMU’s history — joining the $1 billion the college is close to raising — and the largest grant from the Meadows Foundation.

“Framing Desire” Includes 40 Photos Acquired By The Modern

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s new exhibit shows off a heap of work The Modern now owns. Jeff Whittington talks to The Modern’s Andrea Karnes about the museum’s focus on photography.

Saturday Spotlight – Let Chuck Jones Inspire You to Animate

Check out the best of Chuck Jones, from “What’s Opera, Doc?” and “Ali Baba Bunny” to the Oscar-winning “The Dot and the Line”… or make your own animation creation.

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