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La La Land: Dancing With the Stars

A movie that can blow the doors off the theater, La La Land is set in the present day, but in every other respect,...

Blue Texas

In light of lessons learned this political season, armchair analysts are reminded that change is a process, not a final destination. When in Texas,...

Moscow Nights

Author Nigel Cliff (The Shakespeare Riots, The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco da Gama) is on well-trod ground here. More than a...

The Art of Beer

Artisan ales are not worth an acre of hops if the artwork doesn’t tell a good story. Craft beer logos and labels do the...

Escalator to Heaven

Allegheny Center was for losers. The shopping mall on the north side of the cold, gray, soul-destroying Rust-Belt city where I grew up didn’t...

Love Crises, Stage Surprises

Amorous relations inspired identity crises on two local stages last week. At Amphibian Stage Productions, local playwright Kathleen Culebro debuted her new play, Smart...

A Landslide Victory for Ann

We thought we’d never chuckle at politics again, and then Ann (The Ann Richards Play) landed at Stage West Theatre –– our sides splintered...

KAWS it’s Cool

Within hours of its opening last Thursday, the website for the gift shop at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth crashed due to...

9-to-5’in

Based on a book by radio legend Studs Terkel, Working: A Musical was the first play that Jubilee Theatre Director William Earl Ray ever...

Early Impressions

If you’re going to put on an art show about Claude Monet at this point, you’d better have something new to say. That’s the...