Posts Tagged ‘events’
See Tuesday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 This month’s Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club takes up Think Big as its target of derision. The 1989 comedy about two dull-witted truck drivers transporting toxic waste tried to make stars out of pro wrestlers Peter...


Anh Ngoc Tran’s “No Border”

Gallery

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Gallery 76102’s current show features two artists of Vietnamese descent, but their work neatly pulls in opposite directions, as Anh Ngoc Tran’s sculptures emphasize solidity while Vinh Thi Quang Nguyen’s installations yea...



Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

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Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra resumes its place in the pit and will be heard again next season...


National Theatre Live brings King Lear to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Sam Mendes’ staging of King Lear won rave reviews for its conception of Shakespeare’s tragic hero as a genocidal dictator and its opulent staging. (The Guardian opened its review with, “It would be worth it for...



Nicolas Cage tries to keep his demons in check in Joe.

Last Angry Man

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As far back as the late 1990s people were bashing Nicolas Cage for his bizarre career choices that seemed unbefitting an Oscar winner. We like Cage’s weirdness, even if it means stuff like the Ghost Rider movies. In Joe, he g...


portrillos

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED · 7 Similar to rodeo, charrería is a traditional Mexican competition demonstrating skill in horsemanship. The World Series of Charrería will bring this style of horse show to the Will Rogers Memorial Center, the first ti...



Christopher Burchett, a Scottish bagpiper, and Chad Johnson have a tense first meeting in no- man’s-land in Fort Worth Opera’s Silent Night.

Christmas Songs

Fort Worth Opera tackles an unlikely episode of wartime unity in Silent Night.
KRISTIAN LIN
If you think movies are guilty of recycling plots, you should take a look at opera. The art form has been borrowing stories since it began centuries ago (think of Monteverdi ripping off Greek mythology and Roman history), and i...


Alex McDonald helps Symphony Arlington close out their season.

Alex Takes Arlington

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We first heard Alex McDonald at the screening recitals for last year’s Van Cliburn Competition and were impressed by the big sound and sense of color that this pianist brought to Chopin and Liszt. The Dallas native made the c...



Ansel Adams’ “The Tetons - Snake River” is part of the new show at AMA.

Ansel in Arlington

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Back in the 1990s, the Arlington Museum of Art was home to exhibitions as bold and innovative as any in North Texas, but after the departure of director Joan Davidow, the place became something of an afterthought compared to th...


See Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪23 Tonight’s performance of UNT Symphony Orchestra figures to be emotional, as longtime voice professors Linda DiFiore joins the ensemble before her retirement. The mezzo-soprano will sing Brahms’ anguished, questing...