TCU’s Rose Bowl Wrap-Up

Our resident Horned Frog alum picks up the pieces of a glorious and victorious weekend.
Los Angeles has always seemed like a big, fake city in comparison to the friendly streets of Fort Worth, but this time, the trip west for the Rose Bowl turned the glitzy town into a truly magical place. Still wearing a big, goo...

Knuckle Up into Movies

A local tattoo parlor also houses an impressive collection of movie props and costumes.
Plenty of kids and kids at heart will be dressing up like their favorite super-heroes this weekend, and some fans of the genre make their devotion even more permanent — with tattoos. But imagine going to get a tattoo of, say,...

Texas Dance Theatre Goes Hyper-Modern

Too much confusion marred the fledgling TDT’s latest performance.
Texas Dance Theatre brought its inaugural season to a close by offering a potpourri of Modern pieces last weekend at Scott Theater. They covered a lot of stylistic territory but weren’t all stellar.

Down the Chimney, Hatch

Christmas is for children, even the grownup ones. A one-night program of live music, short theater pieces, and comic sketches, SceneShop’s sixth annual revue A Fifth of Christmas promises to be irreverent, rude, and as ta...


As the show’s title indicates, John Carlisle Moore is trying to execute 40 oil paintings in as many days. To that end, he’s rendering the pictures of flowers and vegetables from the Burpee Seed catalog onto canvas. ...


Anyone who’s planning to see Stage West’s production of Liz Lochhead’s comedy Good Things should know this: A major cast member dropped out of rehearsals shortly before the original opening night and was repla...

Scaling Heights

It took a few years, but Dallas has finally caught up with Fort Worth and Houston and now has a world-class opera space, the Margo and Bill Winspear Opera House. The inaugural production was the Dallas Opera’s new take on...

CD, Sharp

A major element of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s renaissance in this decade has been the willingness of conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to program and promote esoteric contemporary fare, giving Fort Worth audiences a peri...


New York audiences were understandably abuzz when Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth debuted way back in 1942. Wilder was already considered an innovative American dramatist on the strength of 1938′s Our Town a...

The Zoo Redux

Thirty years ago, if you were in high school and you had a car, you almost had to have a sticker in your back window swearing fealty to either of two radio stations: KZEW/98-FM The Zoo or KTXQ/102-FM Q102.