Posts Tagged ‘week’

Mayfest Waves On

Static
A sick pig can’t keep a friendly lion like Mayfest down. The City of Fort Worth’s devastating decision to cancel this year’s event due to swine flu concerns had an interesting effect on people: Residents reali...


On the D.L.

Big Ticket
Has anybody noticed that not much improvisational comedy goes on at the Improv? The haven for traditional stand-up comics goes back to 1963, when the first location was founded in New York. It was the second club in L.A., found...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
THU ? 26 One good thing about having the Dallas Cowboys in our area: Their annual Thanksgiving Day game gives Night & Day an item to run on a holiday when not much else is going on. In their first Turkey Day game at the new...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED • 11 Swing your razor wide, Sweeney. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s revenge opera Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street brings all of its blood-soaked murders and gorgeous songs to Casa Mañana this...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
THU ? 24 TCU’s theater students have been busy. In addition to the school’s production of Doubt this week, they’re also putting on Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile in conjunction with Circle The...


The Latest, the Greatest

Chow, Baby
Like most people, Chow, Baby is vulnerable to the recency effect, a cognitive-recall bias that over-credits the new, as in “Wow, this meal I’m having right now is the greatest [or worst or other superlative] of my e...



Monumental

Kultur
After three years, FWSO finally completes its ambitious Mahler cycle.


High 90s

Kristian Lin
“Do you ever feel like a fuck-up?” So inquires recent high-school grad Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) of his psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Squires (Ben Kingsley).



Revivals

Big Ticket
With Casa Mañana suddenly going in for the newfangled likes of Spamalot and Avenue Q this summer, it’s ironic that this week the most interesting things in town are two theater troupes opening old shows.


Material Culture

Gallery
We’re not sure why TCU’s newest gallery dedicated to contemporary art has given itself a name that will lend itself to easy confusion with FWCAC.