Posts Tagged ‘music’
The guys of Turbid North take a break from the road –– but only occasionally.

Death from Above

Despite some setbacks, Alaska-born metalists Turbid North focus on the future.
Among the myriad branches of heavy metal’s family tree, none are as reductive as death metal. Overprotective parents think the moniker applies to any record with a scary album cover, and music critics lazily use it to pigeonh...

In Defense of Zim?

Last Call
The big news this week is the fate of The Moon and the evolution of the Ridglea Theater. When published a scathing editorial about city councilman W.B. “Zim” Zimmerman’s machinations in blocking the zoning ch...

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WED ▪ 15 Having served as prime minister of Canada from 1993 to 2003, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien comes to TCU to discuss world affairs as part of the Vicente Fox Forum. His retirement hasn’t been uneventful; a few ...

SXSW Adds More Fort Worth Bands

Anthony Mariani
An updated list of bands invited to play sanctioned showcases as part of SXSW came out today, and three 817 artists –– Complete, Fungi Girls, and Hudson Moore –– have been added, joining Burning Hotels and Mind Spiders,...

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WED ▪ 25 You can flash back to Van Cliburn Piano Competitions past when 2009 medalist Yeol Eum Son plays a recital at Dallas Museum of Art this evening. She’ll perform works commissioned by living composers for previous com...

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WED ▪ 18 It’ll be a stiff test for the TCU women’s basketball team this evening. Mired in the middle of the Mountain West Conference standings, the Lady Frogs will face the conference-leading UNLV Lady Rebels, undoubtedly...

Joe’s back in town

Two decades at Jubilee have made Joe Rogers’ return to jazz even sweeter.
JIMMY FOWLER Photos by Vishal Malhotra
On a cool Saturday night last November, pianist and composer Joe Rogers played an intimate, sold-out set at the Southside arts center Arts Fifth Avenue. At 58, the bearded, curly-headed Rogers still looked impishly youthful. At...

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WED ▪ 4 The cavernous Metropolitan Opera was long assumed to be a bad place to stage Baroque operas, with their smaller ensembles and intimate dramas. Yet the New York venue’s staging of Handel’s Rodelinda, about a royal ...

Fort Worth’s Rock Roots

A new photobook details Cowtown’s mighty rockin’ lineage.
In a recent story on DC9 at Night, the Dallas Observer’s music blog, several local media types, including this writer, were asked to assess the North Texas music scene. Everyone seemed to agree that Fort Worth is the hottest ...

New Year’s Roundup

Big Ticket
With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday this year, this weekend is a prime opportunity to let it rip as you ring in 2012. If it suits your musical tastes, you can pick the swing and big-band music offered by Fort Worth Symp...