Arts

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...


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...


Electioneering

Gallery
  The 2008 presidential election is over, but you can still catch the politically themed art show at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts through this weekend. Seven different artists display works in various media that comment on our...



No Country for Old People

Jimmy Fowler
In most live theater productions, “audience participation” is limited to measured reactions from the house, including the requisite applause after musical numbers and during the curtain call. A spirited standing ova...


Citing Sources

Gallery
The show at Gallery 414 is called Citing Sources because it features paintings inspired by photographs. James Lassen makes realistic renderings of found snapshots and pictures of cell phone users, while Devon Nowlin digitally m...



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...


Faces & the JFK Paintings

Gallery
  This month marks the 45th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, an event that permanently scarred North Texas. The current exhibit by Leslie Lanzotti at Artspace 111 features Monet-like renditions of photog...