Posts Tagged ‘performances’

Few Shocks in A Surprise in Texas

A documentary on last year’s Cliburn: You really had to be there.
KRISTIAN LIN
Let’s get this out of the way: The reason A Surprise in Texas is getting a theatrical release is because a blind guy won the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition last summer. Don’t believe me? Nobuyuki Tsujii is the ...


Breaking Bad

KRISTIAN LIN
Somehow, the upper reaches of stardom have always seemed to just elude Jeff Bridges’ grasp despite all his advantages as a well-known actor’s son who came of age during a golden period for Hollywood filmmaking and k...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 6 The lecture this afternoon at the Kimbell is entitled Private Obsessions and Private Collecting: A Look at Dallas, which doesn’t give any real indication of the focus of this talk by Dallas Museum of Art associate...


The Top 10

KRISTIAN LIN
America’s economy may still be in recovery, but our film industry is in good health financially and (more importantly) artistically. That seems to be the major conclusion that I’ve drawn from the more than 200 movie...



Nutty

LEONARD EUREKA
It’s no secret that The Nutcracker‘s great box-office appeal is a fabulous boon for dance companies. In a recent newspaper interview, New York City Ballet director Peter Martins said that his company’s month-l...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED • 11 Swing your razor wide, Sweeney. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s revenge opera Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street brings all of its blood-soaked murders and gorgeous songs to Casa Mañana this...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
THU ? 1 In conjunction with the Philip Haas exhibit at the Kimbell, the Modern is screening Haas’ 1995 film Angels and Insects. A rare movie that’s worth seeing just for the costumes (the women’s dresses bear ...


Opera Festival Under Way

Big Ticket
If you’re wondering what happened to the Chinese acrobats stranded in the United States after their booking agent went belly up, wonder no more. They’ve come West and will be doing their tumbling in Fort Worth.



Still Crackin’

Big Ticket
December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.


Leaps and Bounds

Big Ticket
Texas Ballet Theater revives Coppélia this weekend in Bass Performance Hall, with four performances of Ben Stevenson’s popular version of the evening-length classic. Four couples are scheduled to dance the romantic leads of ...