Posts Tagged ‘week’

Hugo, Marilyn: Blasts From the Past

Glories of cinema history come to life in these two films.
KRISTIAN LIN
This season seems to have brought us a lot of filmmakers reaching into cinema’s distant past for stories. My Week With Marilyn takes its cue from the 1950s, while Hugo goes back to the very beginnings of film, and the upcomin...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 16 “I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.” During a golden age of English comedy, George Farquhar’s farce The Beaux’ Stratagem was one of its greatest lights. Sadly, the Irish playwright was ...



Boos

KRISTIAN LIN
Maybe it’s just us, but it seems like this year offers up more Halloween events than usual, not just in numbers but in variety. You can go the traditional route with haunted houses like Hangman’s House of Horrors and Texas ...


Theater Round-Up

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The seasons of Tarrant County’s illustrious theatrical troupes are in full swing now, and this week you’ll get to sample some of their best stuff, as well as something from overseas.



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Firehouse Art Gallery
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Firehouse Art Gallery’s September show continues this week, showcasing works as different as Joyce Martin’s specimen case-like objects, Brenda Benson’s glassworks, and Pam Stern’s clay sculptures. Unlike the other Galle...


Aggressive Realignment

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Plop, plop. That’s the sound of heads being lopped. Fizz, fizz. That’s the sound of newly laid off journalists pouring cold beers into mugs to wash away their sorrows. Newspapers continue to cut costs — and lower the qual...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 3 Lots of residents hereabouts think a number of public figures should be in jail, so we’re gratified to see Fort Worth Nite Court put them there, even if it’s only pretend. The event is a fund-raiser in which local b...


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Firehouse Art Gallery
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Whether depicting soap bubbles, foreign landscapes, undersea creatures, or the architecture of the Gaylord Texan, Vince McCall’s photographs are striking studies in color.



Clear as Mud

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In what can only mean more grief for Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson, a Texas Education Agency audit report released last week concluded that the district “erroneously over-reported attendance” at Arlington...


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Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
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Were you wondering what to do with those old VHS videotapes? Sterling Allen’s The Housing Edition has an idea: roofing shingles. We wouldn’t advocate such a thing for your house, but it works just fine in this art installat...