Monthly Archives: July 2011

Purple Piano Texas

For 30 years now, one of the most ambitious and popular extracurricular programs at Texas Christian University has been the annual Piano Texas International...

Andrew Kenny’s Wooden Birds

Fort Worth native Andrew Kenny has earned critical praise and a national following as lead vocalist and songwriter for both the seminal mid-’90s slowcore...

It Is Curious (Orange)

At first glance, psychologist Dr. Steven Vazquez’ office in Bedford looks like an ordinary therapist’s room — quiet and dim, tasteful paintings and diplomas...

Water: Lighter than Booze?

My parents live about 90 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area, and so their summer weather experience is slightly different than that...

And the Winners Are …

The votes are in. All 10 million of them. Just kidding. We’re talking about only a few thousand here. Close to...

Leaving Afghanistan

It’s beyond satire. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, telling The New York Times what he had learned during his long tenure, explained that “I...

Gallery

Gallery 76102’s first-ever juried competition is called 897 Square, after the square mileage of Tarrant County. Twenty-five artists each have one piece in this...

Early Texas Art Exhibit Begins Friday

Local art historian Scott Barker and his cohorts at Collectors of Fort Worth Art came up with a novel idea awhile back -- they...

The Tree of Life: Pictures at an Exhibition

The fifth film in 38 years by reclusive Texas auteur Terrence Malick is The Tree of Life, the polarizing film that drew boos and...

Cowboy Up With Buck

Buck is a close study about a horseman and his methods, so no wonder it has widened out beyond the specialty art-house theaters here...