Posts Tagged ‘america’
This week two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open shows against each other, and they offer sharply different views of our nation’s history.
Maybe Galveston Island would be as famous as Ellis Island if some foreign government had thought to put a landmark like the Statue of Liberty over there. Nevertheless, the Texas port has a proud history of welcoming immigrants ...
Perry’s roundhouse swings are getting wilder.
In trying to pull his presidential campaign out of a nosedive, Gov. Rick Perry is escalating his attack on all things Washington. His latest proposals include making serving in Congress a part-time job, for half the current $17...
“Damn foreigners coming over here and stealing our jobs and using up our resources. Why don’t they just stay in their own country? Turn around and git!” No, that’s not the Tea Party’s latest bumper...
Classical music fans have an all-American week to look forward to, and it’s not even close to the Fourth of July. Besides the various performances of John Adams’ works going on locally (see Wednesday’s blurb), the Fort Wo...
John Q. Public
To the editor: In her Dec. 9 article “Cash-Trapped,” reporter Betty Brink quoted State Sen. Wendy Davis as saying that the payday lending industry is unregulated. This claim is false; payday lending is highly regula...
The newly discovered, unreleased song by Michael Jackson, “A Place With No Name,” has surfaced in portion on YouTube. An online poll asked if listeners thought the song would be a hit, or if Jackson was old news, and more t...
From cast to stagehands to music, Fort Worth Opera’s production of Angels in America is nearly immaculate.
Perhaps the best way to describe Fort Worth Opera’s production of Angels in America, composer Peter Eötvös and librettist Mari Mezei’s adaptation of playwright Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning...
America Ferrera can’t keep this Latino indie drama from falling flat.
Recent movies as different as Danny Cannon’s Goal!
A whole slew of events this week is going on thanks to the More Life Festival.