Posts Tagged ‘it’s’
After being displayed for three weeks at UNT late last year, the school’s Faculty Exhibition has been on hiatus for more than a month.
There are concept albums, and then there’s Shaolin Death Squad’s Intelligent Design.
Elementally powerful, Pan’s Labyrinth is wondrous and devastatingly sad.
Chalk up yet another great year for Mexican filmmakers. The closely knit trio of Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro, and Alejandro González Iñárritu all delivered acclaimed movies in 2006, though strangely enough it’s the...
When considering a spot for a hearty afternoon breakfast, don’t pass up Front Porch Café.
he comfort-food joint known as Front Porch Café is located in a knot of businesses on Jacksboro Highway, but it’s not hard to spot. Right beside the place is a billboard featuring a buxom blonde woman with “Boo Koo” writ...
Stage West’s adaptation of an old piece of ‘light writing’ reveals its subversive, prescient edge.
In 1957, the prolific author and playwright P.G. Wodehouse said, “I go in for what is known in the trade as ‘light writing,’ and those who do so are looked down upon by the intelligentsia and sneered at.” Indeed, certif...
The human race nears its end in the remorseless sci-fi thriller Children of Men.
Two years ago, Alfonso Cuarón directed a luminous adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and revitalized a movie series that might otherwise have died prematurely.
Something smells amiss in the totally insane Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.
Since its publication in 1985, Patrick Süskind’s German novel Das Parfum has been hailed as an instant classic.
Samwon Garden, possibly Tarrant County’s first all-Korean restaurant, makes for a nice introduction to the land’s spicy fare.
During a recent dinner at Samwon Garden on Fort Worth’s South Side, a moment occurred that reinforced just how cool living in America can be: As the plates were being served, an electro-pop boy-band ballad began cooing out of...
His country-music raising got him started, but Waylon Payne’s talent — and his demons — drive him on.
The stereo in Waylon Payne’s 1989 Mercedes Benz is blasting “Mama, Drive On” as he barrels down a farm road west of Fort Worth. A breeze whips through the sunroof and knocks ashes off his Marlboro, but he doesn’t notice...
Under the baton of Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has become a vital musical force in the Southwest, challenging even the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for primacy.