Monthly Archives: April 2013

"Mud" opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Mud (PG-13) Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter) writes and directs this thriller about two 14-year-old boys (Tye Sheridan and Jacob Lofland) who meet a fugitive...
Jake Heggie's Ahab Symphony receives its world premiere with the UNT Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 24 As sometimes happens with opera composers, Jake Heggie found himself unable to shut off the tap of inspiration after completing work on...

Opposition — like the Tar Sands — Runneth Over

As the tar sands spill in Arkansas — brought to you by Exxon — continues to poison the neighborhood, wetlands and now parts of...

No Frills Indeed

I’d seen No Frills Grill & Sports Bar’s ads, and I’d driven past its locations in Arlington and Keller, but I’d never cared to...

High School Playwrights at Circle

Circle Theatre is known for its commitment to staging fresh playwriting voices, and you can’t get any fresher than the high school crowd. Circle’s...

Bad Choices

There are, we are told, only two options: We stop burning fossil fuels before our carbon dioxide emissions drive the planet’s average temperature up by...
Courtesy Facebook.

Crabby

I hope the folks who own Macaluso’s Italian Restaurant (2443 Forest Park Blvd.) have found a young and an old priest to exorcise whatever...
Mary Dunleavy and Sean Panikkar bask in love’s warm glow in Fort Worth Opera’s production of La Bohème.

Vocal Majority

There was no pressure for Sean Panikkar Saturday night –– after all, he was just singing the same role that Placido Domingo and Stephen...
Bill Werngren (left) and James Michael Taylor hang out in the Stockyards. Courtesy Jeannette Stewart

Swedish Message

A radio DJ giving airplay to some of the state’s most overlooked artists seems particularly fond of pickers in the Fort Worth area, meaning...
Local youth get an introduction to a prairie. Jeff Prince

Persevering for Prairie

Teenagers from a Fort Worth homeless shelter climbed out of a van and looked across what seemed a vast prairie to their urban eyes. They...