The Enemy Within

Standing – quaking, actually – in front of Kara Walker’s stark silhouettes of exaggerated racial stereotypes and loaded racist imagery from the antebellum South is like being trapped in a nightmare. Scrawny Ma...

Trapped in the ’Net

Jimmy Fowler
Most theater artists think that audiences for serious live drama are graying, dwindling, and not being replenished with young ticket-buyers. The latter’s attention span, the old saw goes, has been impaired by the non-dema...

Big Shoe

Leonard Eureka
It was touch and go for a while, but Texas Ballet Theater finally came up with enough money to open its season last week, and the audience at the Majestic Theater in Dallas approved enthusiastically.

Arts Notes

Being born a sharecropper’s son in 1915 on the outskirts of Fort Worth isn’t the background you might expect from someone who’d eventually be recognized as a pioneering artist. But David Brownlow rose above hi...

Art Notes

Carved from a piece of red sandstone that was part of Fort Worth’s first public library, sculptor Evaline Sellors’ “Head of Eve” is the centerpiece of Cultural Cornerstones: The Sculpture of Gene Owens a...

Hot Topic

Like the poor saps in China who signed up to “protest” the Olympics – they basically got in line to go to jail – about 20 folks stepped up to the plates at the Will Rogers Exhibit Hall last Saturday for ...

The Art of Politics

      It hasn’t escaped the notice of our local artists that there’s an election season fast approaching. The Gallery Night show at Artspace 111 features Ed Blackburn’s depictions of current events. This sh...

Eastern Stars

You needn’t have suffered a wretched family holiday to appreciate The Long Christmas Ride Home, though it may help. Stage West is currently performing Paula Vogel’s bitterly funny portrait of one freezing-cold, trea...


After three years, FWSO finally completes its ambitious Mahler cycle.

TWU Faculty Art Exhibition

    Gallery Night will be upon us shortly, but before the deluge of art shows hits, you might want to catch the Faculty Art Exhibition at Texas Woman’s University. The biennial show will be be up only until September 19...