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A Warm, Arty Place

Combine a cool art show, one-of-a-kind musical performance, a little vino, free admission, and proceeds that benefit a worthy charity, and you’ve got one...

Oscar All Day

For those who treat moviegoing as an extreme sport, we give you the Best Picture Showcase. AMC Theatres has been running this program for...

First You Get the Money

“Io sono Tony Montana!” screams an Italian teenager who’s delighted at being given his first machine gun in the 2009 Mafia drama Gomorrah. That...

Meeting of Masters

Film students should head to the Modern this weekend for Kent Jones’ documentary. The nominal subject of Hitchcock/Truffaut is the series of 1962 interviews...
The cast of Artes de la Rosa’s Romeo and Juliet prepares to tackle The Bard.

A New Romeo and Juliet

As one of Western culture’s greatest artistic creations — ever — Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has undergone numerous adaptations over the centuries. But one...

Harlem Makes Me Feel

We’re tempted to call the Harlem Renaissance a golden age of African-American music, which begs the question: Has there been a dry period for...

Lewis and Snark

To be active in American politics is to be angry. Liberals and conservatives are angry at each other all the time, for reasons we...
Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer dance the title roles in TBT’s Romeo and Juliet.

Big Time Crush

Surprisingly, it wasn’t until 1935 that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet made its way onto the dance stage, in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater. Prokofiev’s sumptuous score...

TBT’s Season Finale

Ending its season in party-like mode, Texas Ballet Theater presents the mixed repertory program Artistic Director’s Choice at Bass Performance Hall this weekend. There will...

Superflat

Almost 20 years ago, Takashi Murakami coined the term “superflat” to describe Japanese art, in terms of both its emphasis on surface (spurred by...