Posts Tagged ‘dallas’

The World Is Spinning

JIMMY FOWLER
When Avi Marco came to Fort Worth from Israel with his family in 2005, he had no friends and a limited grasp of the English language. His M.O. for exploring scary new places and faces was strong curiosity coupled with a passion...


Pool Sharks

PETER GORMAN
Just before noon on a recent Sunday morning, several cars pulled up in front of a nice but unremarkable house in Arlington. The drivers – all men in their 30s, 40s, and 50s – got out, grabbed their gear, and headed ...



Dallas Tackles Eugene Lockhart

Jeff Prince
The indictment of Eugene Lockhart on a $20 million fraud scheme is a shocker because the former Dallas Cowboys linebacker seemed to be such a stand-up guy. He played during the dismal Danny White decade and retired in 1990 just...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Gamer (R) The latest action film by Neveldine + Taylor (Crank) stars Gerard Butler as a man who’s forced to kill other people as a manipulated player in a giant multiplayer video game. Also with Amber Valletta, M...



Big Game

JIMMY FOWLER
After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer.


Behind Your Ballet

Stage
Like all nonprofit performing arts institutions, Texas Ballet Theater has its hobgoblins to battle: meeting projected attendance figures, coming in under budget, generating new fans and potential donors – all part of the ...



Ready to Wear

Kultur
“I asked my mom to buy me a seersucker suit from Cox. Instead, she got me a cocksucker suit from Sears.” – anonymous


No Longer Beginners

Indie-rock quartet the cut*off has a new sound and a new album but the same vibe.
JOSHUA LOEWEN
Most rock bands start out sounding like their forebears. And for every 200 bands that never find their own styles, there’s one that goes on to create something that feels completely familiar yet still totally new.



Mixed Subjects

These North Texan filmmakers work in Austin, but their hearts remain here.
Kristian Lin
Transcribing an interview with Jeff Fraley and Harry Lynch proves to be hard work.


Fly By Night

TBT revives Dracula and longs for a new eastward lair.
Stage
Not long after he took over Texas Ballet Theater five years ago, director Ben Stevenson produced Dracula.