Posts Tagged ‘things to do’
TCU puts on "Fort Worth Remembers JFK" Wednesday at 6:30pm.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 11 The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination looms closer and closer, and Fort Worth isn’t about to miss out on the occasion. TCU puts on Fort Worth Remembers JFK, a panel discussion mediated by Bob Sc...


Timon of Athens

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 Amphibian Stage Productions’ screenings of live broadcasts of National Theatre productions continue with Timon of Athens, Shakespeare’s fable about a powerful patron surrounded by sycophants and swindlers. The ce...



“Hubble Oculus #1” is emblematic of Smith’s fascination with geometric shapes.

Smith’s Infinite Bloom

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If  God is in the details, then John Holt Smith’s geometric paintings are truly cosmic. Working from photographs of landscapes, flowers, or human eyes, the veteran Fort Worth artist achieves minimalist symphonies of simple y...


ND

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Despite its name, the Quad Cities area is a cluster of five towns located on either side of the Iowa-Illinois border. This is where the Quad City Mallards hail from, and they are new to the Central Hockey League, so ...



It’s always crazy in Philadelphia: Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook.

Silver Linings: Soaring Eagles

This comedy about mental illness and football cruises into the end zone.
KRISTIAN LIN
For whatever reason, this is a banner year for movies about mental illness set in Pennsylvania. We still have the excellent Pittsburgh teen flick The Perks of Being a Wallflower playing, and now from the other end of the state ...


A Bengal tiger and Suraj Sharma must share a boat to survive in "Life of Pi."

Life of Pi: Cat Away

An improbable survival story on the ocean makes for an Ang Lee masterpiece.
KRISTIAN LIN
Remember when I wrote about “unfilmable” novels in my review of Cloud Atlas a few weeks ago? Well, Yann Martell’s Life of Pi was supposed to be unfilmable, too — a largely plotless story filled with the philosophical po...



N&D

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 Is there some reason why the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus is only in Fort Worth for five days when it just spent a full two weeks in Dallas? Regardless, the circus is in town this week, so now’s a good...