Kultur

Reindeer Games

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s that time of year again. Yuletide kvetches are being sung by a choir of folks worried about the Meaning of Christmas being lost. The refrain is so annoying that it’s become a challenge for anyone who wants to s...


Haaa-lelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Kultur
Last Sunday at Bass Performance Hall, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra opened the last of a series of performances of Christmas classics with the Copland-ian First Movement from John Rutter’s Gloria – I froze as th...



A Picture’s Worth …

JEFF PRINCE
It’s impossible to come of age in a city as grand and colorful as Fort Worth without falling in love with the architecture and scenery: skyscrapers, mom-and-pop shops, rivers, viaducts, longhorns, stockyards, trains, movi...


Haaa-lelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah

ANTHONY MARIANI
Last Sunday at Bass Performance Hall, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra opened the last of a series of performances of Christmas classics with the Copland-ian First Movement from John Rutter’s Gloria – I froze as th...



Camera Eyes

ANTHONY MARIANI
Cinema has gripped arty-farty Fort Worth. Coinciding with the second annual Lone Star International Film Festival are several art exhibits informed by moving pictures.


Horizons

ANTHONY MARIANI
Nature is hot. In September, the New Museum in New York City opened After Nature, a group show that gathered post-apocalyptic works in various media, including filmmaker Werner Herzog’s “And a Smoke Arose: Lessons o...



Get Behind Your Ballet

Leonard Eureka
To continue their heroic efforts, Texas Ballet Theater’s dancers are putting on a benefit program tomorrow (Thursday) at the Scott Theater in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. The dancers have already raised about $18...


Going Once …

JEFF PRINCE
Several watercolor paintings recently donated to the Juneteenth Museum on Rosedale Street obviously weren’t rendered by a master, but they were painted with love and skill by one Fort Worth’s most influential Africa...



Fort Worth ‘Boo!’s

JIMMY FOWLER
As Halloween is the season, Fort dwellers might want to ponder the spectral entities in their own backyard. Mitchel Whitington’s Ghosts of North Texas from Republic of Texas Press contains at least as much local history a...


Revolutionary Ballet

Leonard Eureka
It takes guts for a small company like Metropolitan Classical Ballet to try to mount a convincing production of a Soviet-era blockbuster like Spartacus, but the group met the challenge earlier this week in Bass Performance Hall.