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Stained Class

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Like most single working mothers, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton feels lucky if she can grab five minutes of “me” time on any given day. Unlike her hardworking peers, though, the Fort Worth native happens to be one of the ...


Moving Pictures

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Philip Haas has based most of his films on odd works of fiction — the Oscar-nominated Angels and Insects came from A.S. Byatt’s novella Morpho Eugenia, and The Blood Oranges originated with an obscure John Hawkes bo...



Photo Finish

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A bunch of exhibits opened up about a month ago as part of Spring Gallery Night, and while mediocrity dominates, there are some bright spots.


Wizard of Odd

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Arlington-based filmmaker Frank Mosley remembers the first movie he ever acted in. It wasn’t directed by him. His father ran the camcorder for a one-boy version of The Wizard of Oz in which the 4-year-old Mosley played al...



Woman on the Block

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Ever since Fort Worth Opera switched to a festival format instead of a conventional season, the troupe’s strategy has been to stage two traditional repertory operas and one contemporary opera at the same time. It’s ...


Out of the Fire

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Give humble thanks if you find yourself at the old Tarrant County Courthouse looking at a painting that depicts the long-gone Texas Spring Palace. Plenty of passionate detective work and unheralded effort will have gone into re...



Know Fear

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When the planners at the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival found they needed a program director and coordinator for the 2009 edition of their Fearless Film Festival, which showcases movies of 20 minutes or less, they turned to ...


Jewels

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You may have to walk through Material/Object a couple of times to really “get” it. Chris Powell, Fred Spaulding, and Nicholas Wood’s collection of sculptures, paintings, and drawings is a rondo of Rothko, Judd...



Disco Dick

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The strange and varied career of local radio personality Richard Hunter, a.k.a. Big Dick Hunter, a.k.a. BDH, will soon take another turn. On April 1, the one-time Fort Worth mayoral candidate and bassist for ’90s rockabil...


In the Zone

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Butterfly Connection crosses over into a dimension of virtuosity. Last Saturday night in an office storefront on East Lancaster Avenue, the scene was like something from one of those 17th-century French salons. Artists and arti...