Monthly Archives: January 2012

Film Shorts

OPENING: House of Pleasures (NR) Bertrand Bonello’s film set at a Parisian brothel in decline at the beginning of the 20th century. Starring ...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 4 The cavernous Metropolitan Opera was long assumed to be a bad place to stage Baroque operas, with their smaller ensembles and intimate...

Dunbar Drumbeat

The news came Monday that the pinching principal of Dunbar High School, Doug Williams, won’t be finishing out the year at the school he’s...

Blonde Ambition

When Texas Music singer-songwriter Charla Corn turned 19, the Panhandle native moved to Nashville to make it big. The young, fit, attractive blonde achieved...

As Long as the Grass Should Grow

Fort Worth’s Code Compliance Department will present the city council with a new tall-grass policy in a few weeks and suggest some tweaks to...

Upward to The Cellar

One night, probably two or three years ago, I was leaning into the railing around The Moon’s porch, about four whiskeys deep into a...

States of Grace

Americana singer-songwriter Christian Lynette Williams is a new mom, but she says all the chores involved in caring for a newborn...

Fearful Wonders

Every year brings change, but some years really are turning points: 1492, 1789, 1914, and 1989, for example. Was 2011 one of those Really...

Gallery

Abstract artists rule the roost at Artspace 111 this holiday season. Paul Booker’s paintings and sculpture reside here with Tudor Mitroi’s sculptural panels and...

Sex, Shame, and Tears

Other actors were onscreen a lot in 2011 — Jessica Chastain, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rutger Hauer (five movies, look it up!) — but...