Posts Tagged ‘dallas’
A veteran entrepreneur launches a Stockyards concept that’s as fresh as 1982 — but hey, it could still work.
Over lunch at the Star Café in Fort Worth’s Stockyards, Spencer Taylor is in one of his moods. He is upbeat and joking with the reporter, slyly deflecting questions about his latest project.
Thanks to a web forum, and one crotchety wonk, the architecture debate that won’t die returns. Aggghhhhh!
In response to one of my recent columns, about the aggressive architecting of Big D (“Alarming Heights,” April 11), the forum at John Roberts’ award-winning FortWorthArchitecture.com lit up.
As Big D designs itself into a cultural mecca, Fort Worth turns back the clock.
Fact: There are more important examples of Modernist and contemporary public architecture in Fort Worth — three — than in any other Texas city, possibly the entire Southwest: the Amon Carter Museum (Philip Johnson), the Kim...
Fort Worth’s print artists from the first half of the 1900s are drawing the eye of art connoisseurs.
“Woman Combing Her Hair” by the late artist Bror Utter is a gothic hoot. It shows a seated woman combing her hair, looking at a large, severed hand and a tiny foot on a table in front of her, flanked by various kinds of bir...
Ben Stevenson’s first major new ballet in several years will be unveiled at the Majestic Theater in Dallas this weekend.
For new talents, Metroplex opera is quite the launching pad, as Stephen Costello has proved.
In his major American debut more than 40 years ago, tenor Plácido Domingo sang Edgardo in Fort Worth Opera’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor. (He had previously sung the walk-on role of Normano in the same piece for the Da...
One race does not a landslide make — so why are the local underdogs so happy?
It may still be too early to sing “Happy Days Are Here Again,” but some Tarrant County Democrats are daring to hum it under their breath.
December is Nutcracker time, and right on schedule, Texas Ballet Theater presents three weekends of the popular Christmas classic, beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall. Artistic director Ben Stevenson inherited the luxurio...
By now, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens has become so overexposed that even the people bashing him have grown tiresome. (Honestly, if Night & Day comes across another Skip Bayless column calling him “Terrible ...
Red Monroe’s influences are obvious: the Stones, New York Dolls, The Animals, Moby Grape, and even a little Hold Steady action.