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A dazzling touring show from the UAE lands in Fort Worth.
Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the United Arab Emirates is a national traveling show of multimedia works that makes its North Texas stop at Artspace 111. The exhibit is immediately notable for what it lacks — any obvious...
Some advocates think Texas’ treatment of tardy students is a crime.
Last spring at a truancy court appearance in front of Johnson County Justice of the Peace Pat Jacobs, a 17-year-old high school student who routinely skipped her last class of the day was ordered to wear an ankle monitor to con...
Much of the place looks the same. The relatively roomy stage, the gritty industrial interior, the neon signs, the black bar counter, the four-tops, the dim lighting. But what separates River Run Roadhouse from its previous occu...
I felt terrible for the kids standing in the median holding promotional signs for Sombrero Mexican Food (201 W. Rosedale St.). It was one of those warm fall afternoons that seemed all the hotter after the tease of a few days of...
On its new EP, Son of Stan nails perfect pop.
Jordan Richardson appears to be in complete control of his muse. Last year, his songwriting vehicle, Son of Stan (named after his father), released its debut album, the stellar and slightly experimental Divorce Pop. Earlier thi...
Fort Worth’s venerable piano foundation gets a chic makeover
Last March, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Roe, also known as the classical duo Anderson & Roe, sat facing each other at pristine Steinway grand pianos and unleashed a pyrotechnic display of bravado and virtuosity to dozens of...
Arlington Heights residents want more answers about the Bass-backed arena.
Mayor Betsy Price is on television a lot these days. She stars in a commercial pushing three ballot proposals for funding a multi-purpose arena planned for the Cultural District. She even has a memorable catchphrase, touting th...
Spend your Halloween at the opening reception for Material Matters, the new show at WoCA Projects. We wish the exhibit had a Halloween theme, but it’s a juried exhibition with 15 artists experimenting with their chosen media....
WED ▪ 22 If you go into National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Medea expecting a play about a large black man in drag as an old woman, you’re in for quite a nasty shock. Helen McCrory stars in the production of Euripides’...
Toy Gun aims to Please, Please You.
The oft-romanticized idea of the singer-songwriter slaving away in solitude was never one that Stephanie Donaghey bought into. Despite her late hours writing poetry and listening to Leonard Cohen albums alone, the frontwoman fo...