Posts Tagged ‘opening’

HonkyTonk Heroes

Three decades later, Billy Bob's is still the king.
JEFF PRINCE
Two years before Billy Bob’s Texas became reality, its namesake, Billy Bob Barnett, invited Stockyards fixture Steve Murrin on a tour of the old building he planned to transform into a massive honkytonk. Murrin’s 9-year-old...


Kid Rock

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This Christmas week, it’s a good time to get down with the kids. Nearly 44,000 local schoolchildren contributed artworks to the Slant 45 project at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and now notable examples of those w...



Glass Toe Shoes

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Cinderella, her prince, and two “ugly” stepsisters highlight Texas Ballet Theater’s season-opening performances at Bass Performance Hall this weekend. Carolyn Judson will dance the title role in Cinderella, TBT director B...


EPIC Weekend

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Every hipster in Fort Worth will be at Lola’s Saloon (2736 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666) on Friday for the EPIC RUINS show (see Music story) –– and not all of them will be onstage. Just kidding. But for the band to fully real...



Gallery

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With Gallery Night festivities going on in Dallas and Fort Worth at the same time for once, there’s an insane number of choices out there.


Dinner for Schmucks: American Idiot

Steve Carell has some nice gags at this meal.
KRISTIAN LIN
Maybe the best part of Dinner for Schmucks is the opening credit sequence. It shows the construction of an elaborate diorama, depicting a daytime scene in a park populated by stuffed mice that have been dressed in tiny costumes...



TBT Revives The Sleeping Beauty

Texas Ballet Theater’s only slightly marred productions were rousing overall.
LEONARD EUREKA
The Sleeping Beauty is a lot for any ballet company to chew on. It includes an enormous cast, many solos, lots of character dances, large ensembles, three changes of elaborate costumes over four acts, crowd scenes galore, and a...


Gallery

Gallery
If you saw the Justin Hilliard film The Other Side of Paradise a couple of weeks ago at Artspace 111, then you were also on hand for the opening of the gallery’s current show, Paintings, Prints, and Presents. If not, you ...



On the D.L.

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Has anybody noticed that not much improvisational comedy goes on at the Improv? The haven for traditional stand-up comics goes back to 1963, when the first location was founded in New York. It was the second club in L.A., found...


Dark Color

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Two important, nearly diametrically opposed exhibits are opening on Saturday. Both are well worth close inspection.