Arts

Not a Hard Shell

Leonard Eureka
For the first time in years, Texas Ballet Theater’s opening performance of the traditional seasonal favorite The Nutcracker last Friday didn’t pack the house. Only about half of the 2,100 seats were occupied. Also f...


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...


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...



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...



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...