Posts Tagged ‘arts’

American Heart Form

Jimmy Fowler
Live, improvisational jazz isn’t scary, it needn’t be excessively mathematical or theoretical, and it doesn’t require a college degree to be enjoyed.


Crouching Tiger, Eating Panda

This roly-poly animated kung fu comedy hits home.
Kristian Lin
The latest animated family film from DreamWorks Animation, Kung Fu Panda is not as much fun as Kung Fu Hustle, but it’s much better than Kung Pow: Enter the Fist.



Escape Move

You can’t spell Mamet without MMA! A famed playwright goes jiu-jitsu on us.
KRISTIAN LIN
Seven years ago, David Mamet capped a winning streak as a film director with his engaging farce State and Main, following his twisty 1997 thriller The Spanish Prisoner and his elegant 1999 period drama The Winslow Boy.


Northern Exposure

Big Ticket
Last week may have been the Denton Arts & Jazz Fest, but this week UNT is offering even more interesting events for our readers up north or for downtowners who might want to head over there.



Material Culture

Gallery
We’re not sure why TCU’s newest gallery dedicated to contemporary art has given itself a name that will lend itself to easy confusion with FWCAC.


Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Gallery
Several of Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s shows this month share an environmental theme.



Open Ears and Minds

Kultur
Seattle transplant Herb Levy settled in Fort Worth eight years ago so that his wife, painter Carol Ivey, could be closer to her family.


Lines That Bind and Harmony with their stories

Gallery
This is the last weekend to catch Robert S. Drew’s powerfully primitive glass mosaics at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.



Act III

Stage West gets ready to move into new digs and rediscover some lost energy.
Kultur
In its 28 seasons, Stage West has offered a little bit of pretty much everything: regional premieres, regional and national debuts, sentimental favorites, you name it.


Get Out

Big Ticket
Night & Day often recommends events that take place in concert halls, theaters, and museums, but this weekend a bunch of events skip that scene entirely and serve as a nice change of pace.