The battle lines on the turf of racial equality are clearly drawn in Jubilee Theatre’s Permanent Collection.
With recent controversies surrounding the so-called Jena Six and the Duke lacrosse team rape fiasco, it’s hard to think of a more timely play than Jubilee Theatre’s current, rough-rattling production of Thomas Gibbons’ Pe...


Fort Worth Star-Telegram film critic’s debut novel, A Push and a Shove, pulls a neat trick by not being purely gay fiction but also wholeheartedly of it.
Classic novels of homoerotic obsession — titles like Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice, and, if you want to give it a queer-theory spin, John Knowles’ A Separate Peace — have tradition...

TBT Comes to Life

Texas Ballet Theater’s performances of Coppelia last weekend in Bass Performance Hall fulfilled a promise made several years ago.

Gallery Night or TCU football?

Things were looking good for the Frogs last Saturday afternoon — until the third quarter.

High on Art

Fall Gallery Night has something for the esthete and socialite alike.
For the past three decades, the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association has been putting on Gallery Night, one evening in the spring and one in the fall when local galleries and other exhibition spaces open their doors to the unwashed.

Big Time

FWSO tackles a titan and rises to new heights.
It took a lot of courage for Fort Worth Symphony conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to schedule a three-year Gustav Mahler cycle as part of the company’s annual summer festival.


Has Texas A&M Press become the Bush administration’s mouthpiece?
If you’ve picked up a catalog from Texas A&M Press lately, you’ve no doubt noticed all of the battleships and generals and wars. If you’ve caught the university’s Wackenhut-sponsored Homeland Security radio broadca...

Bodies at Rest

Please do not touch or nitpick the Mueck.
Smug.”“Literal.”“Impervious to multiple interpretations.”“Susceptible to parody.”“Self-parodic.”“The Old Guard’s new clothes.”

Maverick Comic-Book Artist

In 2003, a little-known Arlington comic-book artist began publishing a series about a teenager who comes back from the dead to fight evil.

Black Man + White Woman = ?

Amphibian Productions tackles one of Neil LaBute’s grittiest plays.
Playwright-director Neil LaBute generally comes in one flavor — bitterly misanthropic — but his works can be divided between the nasty/grumpy variety and the exhilarating and even moral.