Posts Tagged ‘modern’

On Display

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If you want to see everything our city has to offer culturally, there isn’t a better value than Day in the District. For one day, Fort Worth’s most venerable historical, artistic, and scientific institutions open their door...


Blackmail (1929)

Getting Hitched

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In a 1997 Australian college comedy called Love and Other Catastrophes, a film professor informs his students that they’ll spend the semester studying Alfred Hitchcock’s works. The students groan with disappointment, and a ...



My Neighbor Totoro is part of Miyazaki at the Modern, Aug. 2-23.

Beautiful Creatures

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We’ve stated before in these pages that we don’t believe that Hayao Miyazaki is actually retired. Nevertheless, it’s never a bad time to revisit his weird, gorgeous animated films. The Modern now gives you and your kids t...


Àlex Brendemühl and Florencia Bado first meet in The German Doctor.

Das Experiment

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The deeply unsettling The German Doctor begins in 1960 with an Argentinian couple (Diego Peretti and Natalia Oreiro) opening a lakeside resort hotel, where one of their first guests is a Teutonic physician (Àlex Brendemühl). ...



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...



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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 Shay Youngblood is many things: novelist, artist, playwright, Peace Corps volunteer. This evening, the writer in residence at the Dallas Museum of Art gives a talk called Move Your Feet When You Pray, detailing her cr...


Retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra at Winspear Hall Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 There will be many misty eyes at Winspear Hall when retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra. He’ll be playing as part of Shostakovich’s First Piano Conce...



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Resolution: Avoid Mount Everest

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My New Year’s resolution isn’t going well so far. The plan was to stop eating like a stoned teenager and get my lazy bones on a treadmill every now and again. Apparently my willpower is stuck in 2013, when my goals were to ...


The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened, and the folks at Fort Worth Center for Architecture hope to capitalize on that with their Design Talk this week. The lecture ...