Posts Tagged ‘Casa Manana’
See Wednesday

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 4 The appeal of Patsy Cline remains undiminished more than 50 years after the country singer’s death. Always … Patsy Cline may not be the most au courant theatrical option, but for a midweek evening, Casa Mañana’...


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 ...



Casa goes plaid thru Sun.

Harmonious Casa

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It’s hard to believe that Forever Plaid, the beloved musical revue that celebrates clean-cut 1950s guy groups and their pristine four-part harmonies, turns 23 this year. Millions of “plaidsters” –– fans of the show ...


San Antonio mayor Julián Castro.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 San Antonio mayor Julián Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention last summer, occupying the same slot that Barack Obama used eight years before as a springboard to bigger things. The ri...



L’Elisir d’Amore

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 7 If you missed the start of this season of the Metropolitan Opera’s movie-theater broadcasts, you can catch up with the first one, as Maurizio Benini conducts Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, with Anna Netrebko, M...


Joseph Keith Wilson and Jerry Russell in She Loves Me at Stage West.

Local Theater Roundup

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Even though we’re well into fall, we’re seeing lots of productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Stolen Shakespeare Guild is putting the show on, and now UNT mounts a jazz dance version called A Jazz Dream...



Head to North East Mall and check out the can art at CANstruction.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 17 This midweek is a good time to head to North East Mall and check out the can art at CANstruction. The ephemeral sculptures made out of canned goods are a yearly tradition designed to benefit Tarrant Area Food Bank. T...


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Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Jimmy Fowler
In an era of proposed funding cutbacks for Fort Worth arts groups, what’s one way to bring new audiences through the door and keep ‘em there? Booze during the performance! Okay, not just booze, but all beverages, as Casa Ma...



Ann-Marie Barker’s “The Living Room” at Casa Mañana.

Reframing

Big Ticket
For whatever reason, the main attractions at this year’s Spring Gallery Night seem to lie outside the usual venues. Don’t get us wrong: The traditional spaces still have some stimulating shows opening this weekend. William ...


Dare To Care For Sophie

Jeff Prince
I dare you to dare Jenny Smith to do something crazy. I double dog dare you. It just might help Sophie live a while longer. In October, Smith’s dog Sophie was diagnosed with cancer and began undergoing chemotherapy treatm...