Archive for December, 2014
The annual TCU workshop/festival featured some of the best playing you’ll hear all year.
For 30 years now, one of the most ambitious and popular extracurricular programs at Texas Christian University has been the annual Piano Texas International Academy and Festival. Every year, the intensive month-long music camp ...
With his new Austin/Brooklyn band, the Fort Worth native harkens back to honey-brown, twang-free country-pop.
Fort Worth native Andrew Kenny has earned critical praise and a national following as lead vocalist and songwriter for both the seminal mid-’90s slowcore outfit American Analog Set and, more recently, the Austin/Brooklyn pop ...
A Bedford therapist uses color to delve into his patients’ psyches.
At first glance, psychologist Dr. Steven Vazquez’ office in Bedford looks like an ordinary therapist’s room — quiet and dim, tasteful paintings and diplomas on the wall, and unremarkable furniture.
My parents live about 90 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area, and so their summer weather experience is slightly different than that of folks around here. I say “slightly” because Lodi still gets hot as balls. The main...
The votes are in. All 10 million of them. Just kidding. We’re talking about only a few thousand here. Close to 10. But still only a few. Yep, all of the votes in our 14th or 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards have bee...
It’s beyond satire. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, telling The New York Times what he had learned during his long tenure, explained that “I will always be an advocate in terms of wars of necessity. I am just much more...
Gallery 76102’s first-ever juried competition is called 897 Square, after the square mileage of Tarrant County.
Local art historian Scott Barker and his cohorts at Collectors of Fort Worth Art came up with a novel idea awhile back — they wanted to create an exhibit of early Texas art and ask a wide assortment of local art collector...
Terrence Malick ponders life, the universe, and everything.
The fifth film in 38 years by reclusive Texas auteur Terrence Malick is The Tree of Life, the polarizing film that drew boos and walkouts when it premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and yet went on to win the top pr...
Even if you’re not from cattle country, you’ll find this doc engaging.
Buck is a close study about a horseman and his methods, so no wonder it has widened out beyond the specialty art-house theaters here in North Texas, where there’s a natural constituency of moviegoers who are interested in hor...