Posts Tagged ‘prince’

Forget The Nipple, Join 21st Century

Jeff Prince
If not for the mammary gland seen ‘round the world, we wouldn’t be enduring tired old acts such as The Who during the Super Bowl telecast. Ever since Justin Timberlake got grabby with Janet Jackson, prompting a “wardrobe ...


‘Tis the Season For Thievin’

Hearsay
Chances are if you’re reading this column, you at least appreciate local music and musicians (and maybe artists in general). You probably won’t mind then if I put out a call for the safe return of a guitar recently ...



Amphibian Production

KRISTIAN LIN
Traditional hand-drawn animation has been out of fashion for much of this decade. Most of Hollywood followed Pixar’s lead years ago and went to computers for their animated family movies. Now the novelty value of that has...


Kickin’ It Old-School

Hearsay
The Fort Worth Cats, one of the premier bands from the nigh-legendary Fort Worth “teen scene” of the 1960s, never technically broke up, at least according to Cat David Daniel. “It was just hard to put a show t...



Tooting the Weeklihorn

Gayle Reaves
No doubt, most of the news about journalism and news organizations these days is bad. Makes it even nicer when there’s a little good news to spread around, especially when it’s about the hard-working folks who do a lot of h...


Another Chest-Nut on the Open Fire

Big Ticket
Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s Russian version of The Nutcracker is the second major production of the holiday classic to come our way. The other is Texas Ballet Theater’s, a Royal Ballet-inspired affair at Bass Performanc...



Bonnie “Prince” Billy

Listen Up
Multitalented artist Will Oldham has kept busy over the past couple of years.


Stale

Circle Theatre’s Bus Stop isn’t the problem — we are.
Stage
If you want to check out a dandy example of the difference between film and stage acting, watch the 1957 romantic comedy The Prince and the Showgirl. It features Laurence Olivier, commonly cited as a titan of 20th-century theater.



A Tiara for TBT

There’s nothing sleepy about this Beauty.
Stage
Of Tchaikovsky’s three great ballets — Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty — the last is the most engaging, some would argue his best. The Russian composer reveled in giving life to fantasy, and the fairy tale of a...


Great ‘Beauty’

Big Ticket
Texas Ballet Theater takes a giant leap into the classics with four performances of Tchaikovsky’s colossal Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. Heavy-duty dancing and costly scenic demands create a more lavi...