Posts Tagged ‘work’

Miss American Pie

Ladies and gentlemen, please remember to tip the Waitress at your theater.
Kristian Lin
It’s impossible to watch Waitress without feeling a certain amount of pain.


F for Fake

The Hoax that Clifford Irving pulled is recounted in this enjoyable movie.
Kristian Lin
In interviews and public appearances, Richard Gere has repeatedly said that the most fun he has ever had on the job was playing Billy Flynn in Chicago.



Where the Wild Things Are

The Modern tests and soothes childhood in Pretty Baby.
Art
In art, theater, music, literature, film — basically, any artistic discipline — there are themes, and then there are themes.


Norah Jones

Listen Up
Norah Jones has done a lot to quash the expectations established by her first album, 2002’s Come Away With Me.



Flights of Fancy

Van Cliburn gold medalist Alexander Kobrin brought an inquisitive, authoritative touch to some semi-obscure music at the Caruth last weekend.
Stage
The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition has sifted through a lot of talent over the years, with most winners falling somewhere between the scholarly intensity of Radu Lupu and the sweeping romanticism of Olga Kern. But ...


Shaping a Future for the Fort

Fernando Costa drags us kicking and screaming toward a livable city.
DAN MCGRAW
Fernando Costa is a familiar sight at Fort Worth City Council meetings, giving presentations on one aspect or another of the city’s past, present, or future. As city planning director, he is the hub where many spokes on the c...



College Boards

Big Ticket
We’re now far enough into the spring semester that collegiate theater departments have had time to rehearse and stage their new plays. Texas Wesleyan came out with its Benjamin Franklin play last week, and now most of the oth...


The Baptist Generals

The Show
Esopus magazine isn’t really a magazine as much as it’s a distribution tool, like a record label or art gallery.



Life of Johnson

Big Ticket
The Amon Carter’s newest exhibit is called William H. Johnson’s World on Paper, and it pays tribute to the African-American artist associated with the Harlem Renaissance.


Off the Island

Letters From Iwo Jima is an Oscar nominee, but it falls short of the hype.
Kristian Lin
Clint Eastwood shot Letters From Iwo Jima and Flags of Our Fathers as companion pieces.