Arts

Thick Pickings

JEFF PRINCE
This past summer, a cancer-stricken and emaciated A.C. “Ace” Cook said he was no longer interested in buying art and was selling his beloved Hock Shop Collection, a multi-million-dollar assortment of paintings by th...


The Last Art Show

Gallery
You may have heard this in other parts of the Weekly, but we couldn’t let it pass without taking notice of the impending demise of Firehouse Art Gallery. The engagingly eccentric venue closes down with one final art show ...



Bull Disclosure

DAN MCGRAW
Full disclosure: I listen to SportsRadio 1310-AM The Ticket quite a bit, which means I’m a P1, a.k.a. a devoted Tickethead. I’m also in the station’s coveted 25-to-54-year-old male demographic. I’ve been...


FWO Measures Up

LEONARD EUREKA
**ONLINE EXCLUSIVE** It isn’t every day that you see and hear a near perfect ensemble in a Rossini opera, especially one of the comedies. Something vocal or visual inevitably falls short. The vocal demands, up one side of...



Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

JIMMY FOWLER
The theater gods are beaming down on Cowtown this month. Playing concurrently now are two ferociously accomplished dramas: Jubilee Theatre’s pristinely tragic The Bluest Eye (“Not Beloved,” Feb. 4, 2009) and S...


Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Jimmy Fowler
The theater gods are beaming down on Cowtown this month. Playing concurrently now are two ferociously accomplished dramas: Jubilee Theatre’s pristinely tragic The Bluest Eye (“Not Beloved,” Feb. 4, 2009) and S...



Rodeo Extended

Gallery
The Stock Show is over, but the Western-themed art show at Artspace 111 remains up until the 18th. The show contains Sarah Green’s paintings taken from still photos of classic Western films, so you’ll be able to see...


Rodeo Extended

Gallery
The Stock Show is over, but the Western-themed art show at Artspace 111 remains up until the 18th. The show contains Sarah Green’s paintings taken from still photos of classic Western films, so you’ll be able to see...



Not Beloved

JIMMY FOWLER
The line of dialogue that best addresses the flood of human misery unleashed in Jubilee Theatre’s extraordinary production of The Bluest Eye comes early in the show. One of the characters says, “There is really noth...


Not Beloved

JIMMY FOWLER
The line of dialogue that best addresses the flood of human misery unleashed in Jubilee Theatre’s extraordinary production of The Bluest Eye comes early in the show. One of the characters says, “There is really noth...