Posts Tagged ‘snow’

TBT’s Nutcracker Arrives

Time for mistletoe-shoes for Texas Ballet Theater’s annual tradition.
December is Nutcracker time, and Texas Ballet Theater brings its big, plush production to Bass Performance Hall on Friday for a two-week run. Ballet Frontier presented a less ambitious but satisfying account of the popular holi...

Hey, Mother Earth, Send More Ice

Jeff Prince
The snow and ice storm that closed down schools and businesses for days on end earlier this month is a memory. Temperatures are now in the 70s. I actually sweated this afternoon while sitting in my truck at a traffic light with...

Snow Tha Product: Immigrant Song

Female, Hispanic, bilingual, and on a mission: Fort Worth’s Claudia Feliciano can definitely hang.
As far as she knows, Snow Tha Product is the only bilingual female rapper anywhere in the music business. The daughter of illegal immigrants from Mexico, 23-year-old Claudia Feliciano started rapping after she finished high sch...

Get Out!

Big Ticket
Spring is officially here, even if it came in with a blast of snow last week. This week’s weather should be nicer, in time for all of us to enjoy a nice crop of outdoor events.

The Joys, Pains Of Fort Worth’s Record Snow

Jeff Prince
When a record snowfall hits Fort Worth, people can’t wait to get out in it and have fun. A friend of mine still walks with a limp from doing something similar to these guys. Many years ago, we tied a ski rope to the back ...

No Boundaries

  I woke the morning of Dec. 28 to a big surprise. There was an inch of snow on the ground and on my tent. And it was still coming down.

Still Crackin’

Big Ticket
December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.

Aimee Mann

Listen Up
When an interminably melancholic and arty rock singer-songwriter like Aimee Mann releases an album of yuletide tunes, you have to wonder: Whatever happened to Christmas?

Playthings No More

Both MCB and TBT deliver rousing renditions of the holiday classic, the Nutcracker.
Two major Nutcrackers come our way each December, in addition to the countless studio versions that dot the landscape.