Night & Day

What a Kick!

Kristian Lin
With the weather turning cooler, it’s a good time to stay indoors while pursuing a good time. Two sports events are going down on Saturday night in northeast Tarrant County, so you’ll have to choose.

Lake Effect

Leonard Eureka
A revival of Ben Stevenson’s lavish production of Swan Lake starts the New Year for Texas Ballet Theater, with five performances scheduled in Bass Performance Hall beginning Friday. TBT artistic director Stevenson’s...

Planet Destroyer

Kristian Lin
“I got hate mail from third graders,” said Neil de Grasse Tyson (with no small amount of amusement) recently on The Daily Show. He was referring to his part in Pluto losing its status as a recognized planet three ye...


Kristian Lin
Attention Twilight fans: You really should check out Let the Right One In. This Swedish vampire flick appeared on a number of critics’ year-end lists of best films (including Fort Worth Weekly’s), and it electrified...

False Gods

Reading it today, you might not guess that Tartuffe was a play that got its author into trouble. Yet the 17th-century playwright Molière found a heap of it in 1664 when he first had it performed privately for King Louis XIV an...

From Rodolfo to Roberto

Leonard Eureka
Continuing his rapid career rise after a stunning professional debut with the Fort Worth Opera three years ago as Rodolfo in La Bohème, tenor Stephen Costello takes on the title role of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux for t...

Riding Into Town

Kristian Lin
Tuesday’s recital at Bass Hall actually won’t be the first time Li Yundi has played here in Fort Worth. The now-26-year-old native of Chongqing, China came to town in 2000 to perform as part of the TCU/Cliburn Piano...

Poetic Justice

Kristian Lin
LaRondine tends to be overlooked when it comes to Puccini operas. Indeed, some fans of La Bohème and Tosca regard it as a disaster, but it’s actually nothing of the kind. The opera (whose title translates as “The S...

New Year’s Eve

Kristian Lin
There are so many open-to-the-public New Year’s Eve parties going on this evening that we gave them their own section in our Calendar listings. McDavid Studio is serving a late-night breakfast to accompany the festivities...

Air vs. Ground

Kristian Lin
The name of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl takes us back to a simpler time when Army and Navy were among the giants of college football. Of course, we don’t live in that time anymore. Instead, we’ve got a bow...