Archive for September, 2014
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Diva to DVA

Sheran Goodspeed Keyton is taking her talent behind the scenes in a new theater company.
JIMMY FOWLER | photos by vishal malhotra
From the beginning of her long career as a North Texas stage performer, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton has been hard to ignore. The actor-singer-director, 39, has an onstage presence that tends to steal focus even when her character i...


Everything, including the beef pho, is made from scratch at Miss Saigon II. Adrien P. Maroney

Viet Star

Miss Saigon Café still has some rough spots but is a worthy Westside addition.
LAURIE JAMES
Fort Worth is not short on places for Vietnamese cooking, but you have to go far afield to find the really good stuff. The original Miss Saigon Café in the ’burbs of Hurst obviously fills a need, at least for folks who don...



Cliburn silver medalist Beatrice Rana performs with FWSO this weekend.

The Russians Are Here

BIG TICKET
If the recent Van Cliburn International Piano Competition didn’t satisfy your need for Russian classical music (all three medalists chose Russian concertos for the final round), then the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has you ...


LBJ at home on the range. AP Photo/Bill Hudson

Presidential Lens

Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum hosts a spellbinding archival photo exhibit.
JEFF PRINCE
A photo exhibit at The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas is powerful enough to transport viewers into a time warp, even though many of the photos have been seen before. The American President: Photographs from the Archives of The As...



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Dallas Cowboys Fans Are Most Loyal

Jeff Prince
A guy fell in love with a woman. And by love, I mean L-O-V-E with a little bit of OCD thrown in. The guy sent flowers and candy and all kinds of gifts, and put up with so much crap from that woman, who stood him up for dates, f...


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Fort Worth Author’s Book On Charles Manson Draws Praise

Jeff Prince
Jeff Guinn‘s new book about infamous killer and cult leader Charles Manson is getting plenty of praise from critics, including Janet Maslin at The New York Times. The Los Angeles Times review was lukewarm but overall it l...



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Seasonal Jobs at Cutting Edge

JIMMY FOWLER
Mid-August arrives in North Texas, and a boy’s thoughts turn to: Haunted houses, the professional amusement kind where you pay admission to let strangers in makeup jump out at you from shadowy corners. This fall, for a change...


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The Fort Worth Producer Behind “Jobs”

Kristian Lin
Jobs starts playing in a movie theater near you, and even though I didn’t think much of the film, the sheer willpower of Fort Worth native Mark Hulme, the movie’s producer and chief financial backer, is largely resp...



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Fort Worth Cats Play for Championship

Kristian Lin
The scheduling dropped too late to make it into our Calendar section this week, but our own Fort Worth Cats will compete for the championship of United League Baseball starting tonight, as LaGrave Field hosts Game 1 of the best...


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Josh Weathers ‘I Will Always Love You’ Doesn’t Always Thrill

Jeff Prince
The Josh Weathers video of him slaying “I Will Always Love You” at The Kessler Theater in Dallas is the viral hit of the week. In that video, the audience is as quiet as an enthralled church mouse. Numerous versions...