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Vague Sentiments

KRISTIAN LIN
British and Italian cinema were rejuvenated after the end of World War II, but in France, filmmaking had pretty much gone dead. It was dominated by stuffy period pieces and literary adaptations, and a group of French film criti...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 5 For everyone who’s found Mozart’s The Magic Flute to be impenetrable from a storytelling perspective, perhaps an English-language libretto might clear up some issues. Local movie theaters are running an enco...



Brush Up Your Shakespeare

KRISTIAN LIN
The Stolen Shakespeare Guild takes a small step out of the Bard’s body of work to put on Kiss Me, Kate this weekend. Written in 1948, this musical with songs by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack concerns a tro...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 29 Q Cinema returns to its monthly series after holding its festival last May. David Oliveras’ high-school drama Watercolors may or may not be worth the trouble, but after the events of June 28, this movie showing w...



Stringed Instruments

KRISTIAN LIN
If your mental image of bows and arrows mostly comes from movies like the Lord of the Rings trilogy, you might want to take a gander at the ones on display at Cabela’s Archery Classic.


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 22 Job skills are always good to have and especially so in today’s economy. With this in mind, the American Advertising Federation is holding a page design workshop to teach people how to use software to become crea...



Chelsea Lately

KRISTIAN LIN
The World Football Challenge comes to Cowboys Stadium, but it isn’t bringing the football you’re thinking of. It’s a tour by four top-level soccer clubs playing a round-robin tournament in various U.S. cities ...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 15 What options do you have if you want stand-up comedy in the middle of the week? A nationally known comic whom you’d have to pay megabucks to see? Instead, try the Fourth Wall Comedy Night at Dan’s Silverlea...



Moving Canvases

KRISTIAN LIN
This summer looks like a season of moviegoing at the local museums. Last week the Modern opened a fascinating show devoted to the short films of William Kentridge, and this week the Kimbell counters with Butchers, Dragons, Gods...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 8 The Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors makes its way to Bass Hall this week. Based on Roger Corman’s 1960 black comedy film, this musical was written in 1982 by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, the same song...