Ready to Wear

“I asked my mom to buy me a seersucker suit from Cox. Instead, she got me a cocksucker suit from Sears.” – anonymous


Local curator gets personal, while public art shines over Dark streets.
I always read with a little stack of Post-it Notes nearby.

The Austin Biennial

Applications for the third annual Texas Biennial are now available at www.texasbiennial.com. A group art show composed of open submissions, the biennial, if you haven’t already guessed, is grossly biased toward Austin, th...

For God! For Country! For Foam!

A local battle-gaming group dukes it out south of Mexia.
Cole Williams
Is there anything better than wailing on someone with a foam stick?

This Old House

Even a stellar Stage West cast can’t redeem a hackneyed critical fave.
There’s not a bad seat in the house at the “Old Vic,” Stage West’s new, old digs at the industrial end of West Vickery Boulevard.

Manhattan Express

The FWSO makes an impressive Carnegie Hall debut.

Losing, Lost Gems

In these angsty times, sometimes you have to scour the art scene for life.
As mannered Britons dump garbage all over gallery floors under the auspices of creating “art,” and brash young Americans simply Xerox their favorite photos of celebrities onto canvases in a seemingly endless, relent...

The Big Picture(s)

A touring photo exhibit perplexes, while the 817′s two major dance companies generate some ka-ching.

Open Ears and Minds

Seattle transplant Herb Levy settled in Fort Worth eight years ago so that his wife, painter Carol Ivey, could be closer to her family.

New Visions

Based on the debut last weekend of the Lone Star International Film Festival, good cinematic things are in store for the Fort.
One of the best things about the Lone Star International Film Festival, presented by the Lone Star Film Society, is that the festival’s inaugural outing last week was true to the “Lone Star” and “International” portio...