Posts Tagged ‘arlington’

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 25 Today is the 22nd Annual National Tap Dance Day, and the occasion will be celebrated heartily at Arts Fifth Avenue. The event will feature dancers from Fort Worth and beyond and include concessions, t-shirt sales, and ...


And the Crowd Goes Blech

Jeff Prince
Arlington’s arsenal of tourist attractions includes Six Flags over Texas, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Texas Rangers, and so a tourism slogan of “The Crowd Goes Wild” makes good sense. Crowds literally go wild ...



Hangman’s Noose Around Obama’s Neck

Jeff Prince
A guy named Lou in Arlington called this morning to express his shock and dismay at seeing President Barack Obama pictured with a noose around his neck on the Cowboys Dancehall web site. Lou is from Baltimore and new to Arlingt...


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Upstairs Art Gallery
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Dotty Zamora has spent most of her career painting in the rough medium of wax emulsion, but a recent trip to Italy has inspired her to take up painting in oil. You can see the fruits of her labors in her current show at Upstair...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 4 What does a Native American composer sound like when writing within the traditions of Western classical music? You can find out when Other Arts hosts an open rehearsal of an untitled work by Navajo composer Raven Chacó...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 13 “I was in a cab in New York. The cab had a sign ‘Please do not smoke. Christ is our unseen guest.’ … I figure if he could overcome being nailed to a cross, I don’t think a Marlboro Light’s gonna faze him th...



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The Art Corridor, TCC Southeast
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The odd title of Ryder Richards’ installation Pow[d]er comes from the artist’s exploration of guns, their place in the culture, and the kind of power that they have over our imaginations. His large drawings are made by igni...


817’ers @ 35 Conferette

Hearsay
This weekend, North Texas music lovers of a certain age (and perhaps a little older) will be obsessed with one thing: 35 Conferette, the annual four-day indie-rock festival in Denton. Arriving just a couple of days before the a...



UT-Arlington Prez Says No To Guns

Jeff Prince
UT-Arlington President James D. Spaniolo must be smart. He’s a highly educated executive at a big school and he uses words such as “antithetical” to describe the moronic notion of allowing concealed handguns o...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 16 In antiquity, artists seldom gave names to their works. In the 19th century, everyone did. Then in the 20th century, many artists stopped the practice. Kimbell deputy director Malcolm Warner tries to find what’s behi...