Opinion By Bud Kennedy

A send-off for an artist who helped launch Willie Nelson

D’Ann Dikes / Special to the Star-Telegram

Bo Powell’s life story is almost beyond belief, but there are news clippings and witnesses to prove it.

Review: Hall Ensemble gives enjoyable, informal concert at coffee house

There were masterpieces of music well played — including a couple of pieces so little known to the musical public that they might as well have been brand new.

Review: Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth

Pianist Joseph Kalichstein proves his artistic mettle.

It’s Texas Book Festival time

More than 280 authors converge on the State Capitol to talk about their craft.

Book review: ‘The Birth of the Pill’

Jonathan Eig’s curiosity and his wife’s urging led him to investigate the development of ‘one of the first blockbuster drugs.’

What’s new in bookstores this week

Of note: Cary Elwes on ‘The Princess Bride,’ John Grisham’s new female hero and the anatomy of a superstorm.

Review: Sleeping Beauty is entertaining, but long

The classical ballet continues Sunday at Bass Hall in Fort Worth.

Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame gears up for Catwalk in Cowtown

The museum will hold its first auction of celebrity-designed denim jackets Oct. 23.

Cliburn competition documentary to premiere at Lone Star Film Festival

The film, about the 2013 international piano competition, will screen Nov. 5 at Bass Hall.