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FWRA

FWRA IV

Hearsay
Can a body criticize a festival that’s only in its fourth year? Because that’s what I’m fittin’ t’do. (But not really.) The fest in question is Fort Worth Rock Assembly, in which North Texas original bands (most from ...


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Jesse’s Girls

There’s more to Jesse Sierra Hernandez than babes — mainly classicism and conceptualism.
Anthony Mariani
Jesse Sierra Hernandez has finally arrived. The fortysomething painter started out nearly two decades ago as a sort of scenester-slash-bon vivant-slash-autodidact who was arguably more popular personally than his artwork. Which...



Winter Rusiloski’s”Luna’s Surge” is more Die Hard than De Stijl.

Ugly, Beautiful, Pretty, Kitsch

Winter Rusiloski and The Exhibitionists thrill and delight at Artspace 111.
Christopher Blay
In 2009’s Untitled, the curator of a contemporary gallery sells abstract paintings from her back room because if her clients knew she sanctioned that kind of work they would banish her from the art world. The brutal suggestio...


Dracula is easily one of TBT’s most popular productions. And for good reason.

Lusty Dracula

Texas Ballet Theater’s spooktacular classic was a rip-roaring blast.
Leonard Eureka
In his 27 years leading the Houston Ballet, Ben Stevenson choreographed many full-length ballets, from Swan Lake to Don Quixote and beyond, including four of his own creations: The Snow Maiden, Peer Gynt, Cleopatra, and Dracula...



Texas Ballet Theater’s blockbuster Dracula returns to Bass Hall this weekend.

Dracula Returns

Leonard Eureka
Following the lead of movies, TV shows, and novels, Texas Ballet Theater revives Dracula this weekend –– just in time for Halloween. Opening TBT’s season in Fort Worth, the blockbuster will darken Bass Hall five times, ev...


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Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 14 - Part of a cycle of plays alternately called Fear and Misery in the Third Reich or The Private Life of the Master Race, The Jewish Wife is an anti-Nazi playlet by Bertolt Brecht while he was in exile in Denmark, depicti...



This 16th-century manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi is part of Spirit and Matter at Dallas Museum of Art.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 23 - When the Muslim faith ruled a swatch of the world ranging from Spain to central Asia, their artists and artisans were known for their skill working with paper, ceramics, jewelry, metal, and fabrics. You can glory in th...


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Photos by Brian Hutson
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More rock star. Less Woody Guthrie. Chris Johnson. Photo by Jeff Prince.

The Bearding Hotels

Telegraph Canyon’s folksy predilections aren’t all gone, but they have been supplanted by some experimental sonics.
Jeff Prince
Lead singer Chris Johnson lowered the keys when arranging songs on Telegraph Canyon’s just-released third album You from Before. It was a subtle but important decision. Johnson’s razor-thin tenor anchors the sound. But sing...


A troupe of actors looks to protect their talent after the apocalypse in Stage West’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play.

Bart to the Future

The apocalypse gets Simpsonized in Stage West’s Mr. Burns.
Kristian Lin
The Simpsons was hardly the first cartoon to make humorous references to both highbrow and lowbrow culture, but the breakneck pace of its in-jokes and its willingness to get esoteric helped make it into the postmodern comedy in...