Posts Tagged ‘817’

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 17 The old TV program The Gong Show used to have a recurring character called “The Unknown Comic,” a comedian who told jokes with a paper bag over his head (a wise move, considering how bad his jokes were). An unknown...


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TCU’s annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival won’t happen until the summer, but this week still offers two performances for lovers of the sound of string quartets, both with TCU ties. Tamás Ungár is best known around these p...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 10 Essential viewing for anyone who likes their movies completely insane, Sukiyaki Western Django is a Western by Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike, who wrote the script in English and then hired non-English-speaking Japan...


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Fort Worth native Randall Reid’s mixed-media works make heavy use of distressed materials, frames within frames, and found objects to create abstract studies in texture and color. His show at William Campbell is up through th...



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Greg Miller’s exhibit On the Road isn’t inspired by the news segments that Charles Kuralt used to do for CBS News but rather by the billboards in and around his adopted hometown of Los Angeles. The show will be up a...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 17 The provocative historian Howard Zinn passed away last month, but his legacy lives on at 1919 Hemphill this evening when they screen The People Speak, a documentary based on Zinn’s books that tell the American st...



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The art show at Rose Marine Theater is called A-mal-ga-mate, no doubt for its eclectic embrace of works in all media. You can see paintings on canvas as well as sculptures made from metal and soft fabric here, but hurry. The sh...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 10 Joe Sears and Jaston Williams launched their tour of Tuna Does Vegas in March 2008, and already it’s making its third stop in Fort Worth. This time, though, Tuna City will meet Sin City at Casa Mañana Theatre in...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 3 A big clash looms this evening for the TCU women’s basketball team. The Lady Frogs are at the top of the standings in the Mountain West Conference, but lurking just behind them are the Brigham Young University Cou...


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At Gallery 414, Lance Jones’ show – with the wordy title of There’s a feeling that lingers in the afterward – contains both his bubbly abstract acrylic works on canvas and his video art, full of grainy, ...