Posts Tagged ‘spirit’

John Lennon Still Occupies Hearts

Jeff Prince
On the 31st anniversary of John Lennon’s death, Yoko Ono suggests that her ex-husband’s spirit is staying busy by guiding the Occupy Wall Street movement. It’s easy to dismiss Ono because, well, she’s On...


TBT’s Giselle: New Heights

Texas Ballet Theater puts on ethereal but visceral production of theRomantic ballet.
LEONARD EUREKA
Giselle, a Romantic ballet from the 1840s, travels from happiness to tragedy to a redemptive finale, leaving you moved and glowing rather than exhilarated by the end. Girl doesn’t get boy, as in many storybook ballets; rather...



Ballet Frontier’s La Sylphide Shines

The fledging Fort Worth company puts on its first full-length evening ballet – and succeeds.
LEONARD EUREKA
Ballet Frontier came of age last weekend in Scott Theater with a striking new production of August Bournonville’s La Sylphide. In just a few seasons, the company felt strong enough to present its first full-length story balle...


Ballet Frontier’s La Sylphide Shines

The fledging Fort Worth company puts on its first full-length evening ballet – and succeeds.
LEONARD EUREKA
Ballet Frontier came of age last weekend in Scott Theater with a striking new production of August Bournonville’s La Sylphide. In just a few seasons, the company felt strong enough to present its first full-length story balle...



Roads to RUINS

Hearsay
One of my favorite songs of 2010, EPIC RUINS’ “Child and Cobra,” has been remixed out the wazoo by Spirit Animal, a project helmed by former Los Angelino and current Marylandian/New Yawker Steve Cooper, who’s remixed tr...


Sharing a Constructive Spirit

Amon Carter shines a light on abstract art in North and South America in the early 20th century.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Modernism is sexy. And not just because Mad Men is set during the period of the style’s apex, the early 1960s, though there’s no denying the show’s appeal. No, Modernism conjures up an era, one in which father still knew ...



The Show: Drowning Pool

The Show
A funny thing happened to Drowning Pool on the way to the forum: The wheels fell off the chariot.