Posts Tagged ‘features’
Wed 19 - Before Shakespeare, so-called “morality plays” were written to show characters resisting temptation in favor of a virtuous life, but none have survived the years better than Everyman, an anonymous 15th-century work...
Does anyone know what’s going on with Majestic Realty’s proposed $175 million deal for the historic area?
Fort Worth’s growth has spurred development at the speed of the Game of Thrones theme. Natives have marveled at new shops, houses, restaurants, hotels, and apartments that have sprung up in areas like West 7th, South Main Str...
Fort Worth is getting better at supporting middle-class artists but still has a long way to go.
corrected: Aug. 19. It’s the middle of summer, and most summertime exhibits at the museums and galleries are about to come down. Artists have retreated to their studios to create new works for the fall, so now is the perfect ...
Telegraph Canyon’s folksy predilections aren’t all gone, but they have been supplanted by some experimental sonics.
Lead singer Chris Johnson lowered the keys when arranging songs on Telegraph Canyon’s just-released third album You from Before. It was a subtle but important decision. Johnson’s razor-thin tenor anchors the sound. But sing...
This Colleyville bistro shows promise but lacks polish.
DFW Restaurant Week is a great excuse to get off the beaten path and try some places that might not otherwise make it onto your radar. The annual event, presented by Central Market and benefitting the North Texas Food Bank and ...
The apocalypse gets Simpsonized in Stage West’s Mr. Burns.
The Simpsons was hardly the first cartoon to make humorous references to both highbrow and lowbrow culture, but the breakneck pace of its in-jokes and its willingness to get esoteric helped make it into the postmodern comedy in...
Wed 12 - In his work for the General Services Administration, architect Steve Kline enforces compliance the National Historic Preservation Act in five states, including Texas. He’s therefore well-equipped to deliver a lecture...
Josh Weathers is using his star power to open a girls’ home in India.
She was crying, lying on the steps of a police station in Mumbai. Not any older than a few days, the little girl was in bad shape. She had a cleft lip and palate, a genetic deformation that requires surgery to fix. It could hav...
Young Latinos don’t have good mentors — that’s where these guys come in.
In 2012, 15 percent of Hispanic male high school students –– that’s 889,000 boys –– dropped out, according to the U.S. Department of Education. That same year, 15 percent of college enrollees (2.4 million students) we...
Texans can marry their same-sex partners nowadays, but they can’t ask each other to prom in Keller –– at least without school board members getting their hetero panties in a wad. From the reaction of two Keller school dis...