Posts Tagged ‘art’
George Takei talks about his colorful life and career at UNT, Monday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 22 If you go into National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Medea expecting a play about a large black man in drag as an old woman, you’re in for quite a nasty shock. Helen McCrory stars in the production of Euripides’...


Carolyn Judson was spectacular as Aurora, perhaps her best role.

What a Beauty

Texas Ballet Theater opened its season brilliantly with a lavish classic.
LEONARD EUREKA
There probably isn’t a better way to open a dance season than with a lavish production of Sleeping Beauty with choreography by Ben Stevenson, sets and costumes by Broadway designer Desmond Heeley, and a Tchaikovsky score that...



Stephen Daly’s “Vortex”

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William Campbell Contemporary Art
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Stephen Daly appears to be trying to invent a new kind of pictorial language in his show currently up at William Campbell. The Texas artist uses large drawings and sculptural pieces to express his ideas about how human beings c...


Edgar Degas’ “Dance Class” is part of the Kimbell’s Faces of Impressionism exhibit. See Sunday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 Verdi’s original opera version of Macbeth had the Scottish usurper sing a final aria after being mortally wounded by Macduff, but eventually the composer decided that that was too silly and returned to Shakespeare...



Philip van Keuren’s “Tree VIII”

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UTA Gallery’s shows actually opened more than a week ago, but the opening reception is still Friday at 5:30pm. Here, you can see Philip van Keuren’s black-and-white nature photographs as well as Liz Ward’s microbiology-in...


MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibit catches on at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

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KRISTAIN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Dallas VideoFest kicks off today with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger, a 1926 film based on the story of Jack the Ripper. Later on the festival will show This Is Spinal Tap, Charles Burnett’s mast...



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Arts Goggle Time

HEARSAY
The Near Southside will be the place to be this weekend. On Friday night, it’s another edition of Friday on the Green. Acoustic rockers Whiskey Folk, the loud and rowdy Longshots, and the psychedelic Un Chien will take the st...


Lee Albert Hill’s “Blue Stem”

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Gallery 414
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Gallery 414 opens a new show featuring artists who take traditional forms to abstract ends. Jacky Ajchareepon paints minimalist, stylized landscapes, while Peter Hiatt’s photographs reference the digital world, and Lee Albert...



Pilcher: “Writers know what other writers are going through, no matter what stage [of their careers] they’re in.”

Words with Friends

Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp is here to help you finish that novel or screenplay. And more.
JIMMY FOWLER
As a longtime English teacher and librarian with the Fort Worth school district, Rachel Pilcher has had a lot of experience advising young writers on finding their voices. As a somewhat frustrated dabbler herself in various for...


Adam Schreiber’s “Untitled”

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Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
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Walker Evans was a photographer commissioned in 1935 by MoMA to produce a portfolio of pictures of African art objects. In his spirit, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts’ show After Walker Evans features works that make us ponder t...