Posts Tagged ‘fort’

Holy Water

Though more like a rehearsal than a finished performance, FWO’s production of Rossini’s Petite Mass Solennelle offered sparkling musicality.
A performance last Saturday of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle was a change of pace from the traditional fare that makes up the bulk of the current Fort Worth Opera festival.

Memoir of a Geisha

Fort Worth Opera’s Madame Butterfly falls short, but has some fantastic pieces.
The wait is over. It’s been 14 months since we’ve staged an opera,” said Fort Worth Opera director Darren Keith Woods, who could scarcely contain himself. “I’m so excited!” he burst out.

Not So United

Fort Worth could host a major Hispanic convention — but some think the city doesn’t deserve it.
Fort Worth is in the running for the 2010 national convention for the League of United Latin American Citizens — a meeting that could bring more than $8 million, 15,000 to 20,000 visitors, and national recognition to the city...

Opera Season Takes Flight

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It’s taken over a year to put together, but the Fort Worth Opera’s new festival format will be unveiled Saturday with a performance of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly in Bass Performance Hall.

On Site

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 lit up.

A Great Schism?

The fight between liberal and conservative Episcopalians comes to Cowtown.
Nestled behind a row of trees across from the TCU soccer fields on Bellaire Drive South is a quaint limestone building with large wooden doors.

Get Out!

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This spring has been rainy so far. (Quit complaining! Tarrant County is no longer suffering a drought!) But Mother Nature permitting, we’ll all be able to enjoy the outdoor events scheduled for this weekend.

Power to the People?

Fort Worth neighborhoods want downtown to share the wealth.
Dan McGraw
The fluorescent panels in the basketball gym at the Martin Luther King Center on the city’s East Side threw a harsh light that bounced off the blue and white walls.


Pantagleize Theatre brings a couple of parents-to-be to life at a crossroads.

Return to the Opera

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You may not know the name of Thomas Pasatieri, but you’ve almost certainly heard his work.