Archive for August, 2014

Gallery

Upstairs Art Gallery
Gallery
Dotty Zamora has spent most of her career painting in the rough medium of wax emulsion, but a recent trip to Italy has inspired her to take up painting in oil. You can see the fruits of her labors in her current show at Upstair...


Fairmount Historic Home Tour

Jimmy Fowler
What’s a good way to spend Mother’s Day 2011, which is this Sunday May 8? Take mom to see gorgeous, architecturally intact Fort Worth homes originally built in the early twentieth century through the 1920s. The Fairmount To...



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Beaver (PG-13) Jodie Foster directs and co-stars in this film about a business executive (Mel Gibson) who suffers a mental breakdown and communicates with the world solely through his beaver hand puppet. Also with ...


Ballet Frontier’s La Sylphide Shines

The fledging Fort Worth company puts on its first full-length evening ballet – and succeeds.
LEONARD EUREKA
Ballet Frontier came of age last weekend in Scott Theater with a striking new production of August Bournonville’s La Sylphide. In just a few seasons, the company felt strong enough to present its first full-length story balle...



Bier Bullies

Big Ticket
The Danish drama In a Better World won the 2010 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, and it’s the sort of movie that tends to win that award, for all the good and bad that implies. While a transplanted Swedish doctor (Mikael...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 4 What does a Native American composer sound like when writing within the traditions of Western classical music? You can find out when Other Arts hosts an open rehearsal of an untitled work by Navajo composer Raven Chacó...



Outsiders See Fort Worth As Cautionary Tale

Jeff Prince
The good folks in Pennsylvania are trying to slow down the natural gas drilling while they study the repercussions, and they’re using Fort Worth as an example — of a horror story.


Sgt. Justin Minyard Tackles Warrior Games

Jeff Prince
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Justin Minyard, a Fort Worth native, is among the 200 wounded service members set to compete in the second annual Warrior Games later this month in Colorado Springs, Colo. Soldiers go head to head in ev...



Another Win for the AHHS Whistleblower

betty.brink
On Saturday, former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal and whistleblower Joe Palazzolo received a letter from the Texas Education Agency director of field audits, Dorinda Cavazos Wheeless, that “was music to my...


FW Actor Barry Corbin Gets Some Dallas Love

Jeff Prince
You don’t fully realize how prolific, talented, and funny Fort Worth actor Barry Corbin is until you see clips of his many film and TV performances strung together in a video tribute like the one shown this weekend at the...