Night & Day

New Leaders

Kristian Lin
It’s going to be weird on Wednesday when UNT Symphony Orchestra takes the stage at Winspear Hall without Anshel Brusilow at the podium. The longtime conductor stepped down at the end of spring semester, and this will be i...


Premieres

Kristian Lin
Fort Worth’s theater scene grows even more vibrant with the regional debuts of two plays that open this week after enjoying their world premieres just last year.



Shadow of a Doubt

Kristian Lin
Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler are from Ireland and Switzerland respectively, but they met while attending art school in Nova Scotia in the early 1990s. After spending most of that decade splitting time between Berlin an...


Goggles and Galleries

Kristian Lin
Between Gallery Night and Arts Goggle, there’ll be no shortage of places to go this Saturday night. You can follow the ongoing Gallery Night art shows in our Gallery section, but lots of venues – and not just galler...



Hall of Fame Weekend

Kristian Lin
It’s a little weird that none of the marquee events at the Cowboys of Color Museum Weekend is actually being held at the museum itself. Then again, most of them are taking place at the nearby Will Rogers Memorial Center, ...


Moods of Mahler

Kristian Lin
Gustav Mahler was a talented but tyrannical orchestra conductor, a believer in numerological superstitions and a man whose workaholic habits so wrecked his marriage that he and his wife wound up consulting Sigmund Freud himself...



MoMA Movies at the Modern

Kristian Lin
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth takes a two-week break from screening current independent films to make room for Still Moving: Classic Films from MoMA. The series includes screenings of restored or preserved prints of 14 Ho...


Heart Felt

Big Ticket
After making an unlikely segue from Broadway to Las Vegas, the acclaimed puppet musical Avenue Q finally hits Fort Worth to provide some answers to the question, “What do you do with a B.A. in English?”



Martyr and Man

Big Ticket
Dr. Samuel Johnson once wrote that “when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrate his mind wonderfully.” The condemned character in Ernest Gaines’ A Lesson Before Dying needs a bit of assi...


Songs From the Pole

Big Ticket
First things first: the pronunciation of Mariusz Kwiecien’s name.