Posts Tagged ‘Bass Hall’
Sean Panikkar stars in The Pearl Fishers at Fort Worth Opera.

Opera Stories

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The Fort Worth Opera festival takes the stage at Bass Hall this week, and it promises to be an event that will spur conversations for weeks. The main attraction will be tenor Sean Panikkar, who starred as Rodolfo in La Bohème ...


Nostalghia screens at 6:30pm Wednesday at TCU's KinoMonda.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 Other film series might start off the new year with something to ease us back into the regular routine. Not KinoMonda. TCU’s foreign film series plunges us into the deep end with Nostalghia, a 1983 movie by the aus...



The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened, and the folks at Fort Worth Center for Architecture hope to capitalize on that with their Design Talk this week. The lecture ...


The composer takes in Bass Hall before his performance of Dracula.

Philip Glass’ Dracula: Bloody Good

EDWARD BROWN
The classical music scene in Fort Worth is all too often one of weak attendance figures and stale, centuries-old programming. Last Tuesday’s performance of Dracula: The Music and Film by Philip Glass and his namesake ensemble...



Dixie’s Tupperware Party runs thru Sun at Van Cliburn Recital Hall.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 1 Have no fear, home saleswomen, because Dixie Longate is back. The Alabama housewife, a.k.a. Kris Andersson, takes centerstage in Dixie’s Tupperware Party, a one-person show about her dazzling success selling those i...


BILLY BOB BARNETT GETS AN EARFUL FROM THE OL' POSSUM HIMSELF, GEORGE JONES. (photo courtesy of Barnett)

George Jones (Greatest Country Singer Since Hank Williams) Dead At 81

Jeff Prince
He’ll be “No Show Jones” forevermore — George Jones died today. Early in his career, Jones tried to sing like his idol Hank Williams. I once had a cassette of early Jones material and he practically mimi...



The Magistrate stars John Lithgow and screens Wednesday at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 13 One of Britain’s most famous comic playwrights during his time, Arthur Wing Pinero has since been eclipsed by his contemporaries Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw. National Theatre Live tries to restore his reput...


Radu Lupu at Bass Hall, Tue.

The New Radu Lupu

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Wait, Radu Lupu plays Debussy? When did this happen? Actually, he’s been doing it for a while now. The Romanian pianist, trained in the old Soviet Union, has pretty much confined himself to the German repertoire that runs thr...



Best Of 2012, Fort Worth Culture

Culture 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
  Solo Dance Performances Critic’s choice: (tie) Leticia Oliveira, Carolyn Judson, and Michele Gifford Oliveira and Judson alternated in the title role of Texas Ballet Theater’s Giselle, bringing different views of the...


Robert Earl Keen Chats Up Cowtown

Jeff Prince
When Robert Earl Keen sang about catching a five-pound bass in the 1980s, who coulda thunk he’d ever be singing it in a place as fancy as Bass Hall? This Friday marks Keen’s seventh annual visit for an “Eve of New Yea...