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Conducting Virtuosity

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TGI Frida

Around 11 p.m. on a recent Friday at The Urban Cowboy Saloon just east of downtown, a woman in a poofy blonde wig peeked...

Avedon’s Texas?

There’s nothing uniquely Texan about Avedon in Texas, especially if we exclude the two images of gentlemen in cowboy hats, including “Cotton Thompson,” a...

Kurioser and Kurioser

Cirque du Soleil landed in the parking lot of Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie in early February, and it had enough to charm...

Big Shots

The most dominant NCAA Division I athletics team at TCU isn’t Gary Patterson’s men in pads or Jim Schlossnagle’s boys of summer. You may...

Need and Desire

On March 26, the Kimbell Art Museum will host an exhibition of the work of its architect. Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture will...

Appreciate Ya

“I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could.” So goes the bumper sticker, the coaster, the koozie, the mug,...

Younger for Mozart?

Only minutes before the start of a chamber music program at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, I chatted up a middle-aged married...

Feel the Noise

Since becoming artistic director 14 years ago, Ben Stevenson has elevated Texas Ballet Theater to a top regional company. Excellent principal dancers, wonderful ensemble...

Painting with Light

Like many Fort Worthians, I was introduced to the vibrant drip artworks of Dan Lam, the socially conscious oil paintings of Riley Holloway, and...

R.I.P., Bill Paxton

The Oscar ceremony is known, among other things, for its annual montage of film-industry professionals who died during the previous 12 months. This past...