Posts Tagged ‘play’

Aggie Secrets

Tarleton State’s attempt to keep public records from budding reporters isn’t winning friends for the college.
The gently rolling ranchland around Stephenville provides a natural backdrop for Tarleton State University and its emphasis on agricultural studies. But it’s more than a cow college. Its graduates have found success in career...

Night & Day

WED ? 1 Arlington Museum of Art opens its new show in midweek, and even more unusually, instead of paintings or sculpture, the Christmas Tree Festival features trees decorated by various charities. Good for AMA for waiting unti...

Playing for First

TCU Football is storming the BCS bastions again.
CAROLINE COLLIER AND DAN MCGRAW photos by keith robinson
Gary Patterson looked deflated during the press conference following Texas Christian University’s final home game of 2010. “I guess I should just cheer up,” he said. “We’ll move on.”  

Touch Me

Big Ticket
Duncan Sheik first came to prominence in the mid-1990s as a pop singer-songwriter, carving out airy, pleasing songs like “Barely Breathing” and “She Runs Away.” For all the lapidary artistry of these gems, he envisioned...

For Colored Girls: “Sing a Black Girl’s Song”

The Tyler Perry treatment mars a trailblazing play.
The mere existence of For Colored Girls is encouraging, though it would be unremarkable if we lived in a better world. African-American actresses have been historically under-represented in movies, so it’s nice to have a film...

Night & Day

WED ? 6 Kimbell Art Museum Deputy Director Malcolm Warner lectures this afternoon on Scotland’s Old Master: Henry Raeburn. The painter, whose career spanned the 18th and 19th centuries, was widely acclaimed for his frankly re...

Cuban Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Artes de la Rosa opens up to the American repertory to establish a cultural dialogue.
Adam Adolfo, executive director of Artes de la Rosa, spent many hours researching the life and artistic philosophies of playwright Tennessee Williams before staging the Latino performing arts group’s current production of Cat...

Night & Day

WED ? 8 With the school year in session, KinoMonda comes back to TCU. This week’s selection is Maria Full of Grace, a steely thriller that follows a girl’s journey from Colombia to New York City as a cocaine mule. The film ...

Places, Everyone

Sometimes a change of venue can make you see a play in a whole different light. The two local theater groups that we’re spotlighting here are certainly hoping you’ll have such an enlightening experience at their plays.

More than 39 Steps

The actors do more than just recite lines and block in Stage West's take on a Hitchcock classic.
Stage West has never been afraid to set up unique theatrical challenges for its actors. The company’s 2007 production of Marie Jones’ Stones in His Pockets featured two performers playing 15 Irish characters of different ge...