Posts Tagged ‘show’

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Art
The title of Amon Carter Museum’s current archival exhibition is misleading. Instead of 100 Great American Photographs, it should say 100 Great Historical American Photographs. From an artistic standpoint, a lot of the pics a...


Bringing Heat

Kristian Lin
Few tv shows are cool. Even fewer manage to define cool. But Miami Vice did when it debuted back in 1984. The show didn’t just succeed in convincing large numbers of men that they’d look better with three days’ worth of r...



Hear the Sirens Singing

Big Ticket
We’ve already had a musical version of The Odyssey. Five and a half years ago, the Coen brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou? adapted Homer’s epic poem into a vastly enjoyable film set in Depression-era Mississippi, aided ...


Turn of the Screw

Stage
Playwright, screenwriter, and tv scribe Richard Dresser once told an interviewer, “I’ve had occasion to work at a series of jobs ranging from a plastics factory where I made G.I. Joe’s thighs … to Hollywood, where I...



Middle East Texas

Big Ticket
Most Weekly readers surely know that Texas art is no longer confined to cowboys and bucolic landscapes. Still, most art in local galleries is derived from either European or Mexican traditions. North Texans who want to see art ...


10 x 10

Big Ticket
If the Amon Carter Museum really wanted to draw a crowd to its latest exhibit, 100 Great American Photographs, the word “great” in the title would have been “greatest.” Nothing stirs debate like a list of things called ...



Lewis and Snark

Big Ticket
To be active in American politics is to be angry. Liberals and conservatives are angry at each other all the time, for reasons we won’t go into here. But what about the angry center? Who speaks for the moderates, who hate the...