Monthly Archives: June 2012

Open-Armed, Despite All

What if China, flush with its new wealth, opened its doors to mass immigration? It would make sense from an economic and social point...

Proof of (Culinary) Life

Not that long ago, Chow, Baby was a road warrior, constantly jumping in its topless Jeep to see where the road would take me....

A Newbie Night at the Opera

I liked Fort Worth Opera’s Tosca so much I made my friends go see it. I didn’t really make them go, but I did talk...

Counseling for Controversy

Carolyn Turner and Nelder Stewart say the problems began for them in August 2008. For colleague Raul Duran, it felt like a new front...

Gallery

This Friday you can attend the opening receptions of two new shows at the Center for Visual Arts in Denton. Besides a group exhibition...

Rock of Ages: Playing Jaxx

When it debuted on Broadway in 2009, the stage musical Rock of Ages lured metalheads to the theater with a neatly bombastic package of...

Intouchables: Comédie Noire

Officially, France is a colorblind society. Unofficially, many French people of color don’t have access to the same economic and educational opportunities that white...

The Duality of Frank

Frank Mosley is always looking for what’s going on behind the eyes — the secrets that two people in a conversation might be withholding,...

Ninja Rules

At first glance, Ninja Sushi & Grill, located just south of The Parks at Arlington mall, looks like any Asian buffet joint. There are...

A Pound of Flesh

The Trinity Shakespeare Festival goes into full swing this week at TCU with a couple of Shakespeare plays that are grouped in with his...