Posts Tagged ‘play’

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
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.
KRISTIAN LIN
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

KRISTIAN LIN
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.
JIMMY FOWLER
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

KRISTIAN LIN
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

KRISTIAN LIN
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.
JIMMY FOWLER
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...


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...