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Red: Creative Blocks

Unlike, say, writers, visual artists can be illuminating to watch at work, which is why so many films and plays are about painters or...

Black Songs Matter

Right now, we all could use a little more African-American righteous anger in our lives. If you don’t believe me, just watch the videos...

Framing Desire: The Big Picture

“Portrait (P. Lappat)” is imposing in both scale and content, with a gaze that’s inescapable. Though it’s the first thing you see when you...

Imbroglio Sextet’s Grace

Cara Pollard’s 30-year career has been a balancing act between sitting in academia and following her restless spirit all over the world. With her...

Jay Wilkinson Versus the World

Jay Wilkinson’s first works of art were inspired by comics but not in a Roy Lichtenstein kind of way. “I was dyslexic,” Wilkinson said, “so...

Dabbling in Art

Recent exhibits at the Kimbell Art Museum have included works from the Musée d’Orsay, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and private collections around the...

It’s Hall a Dream

Casting aside conventional thinking has been the Hall Ensemble’s unofficial mantra since forming seven years ago. In an artform steeped in centuries of tradition,...
David Conn

Blockage

Fort Worth Community Arts Center wants to get you in the mood. And then shove you face-first into a cold shower. Certainly in honor of...

Merry Me

Most people may know The Merry Widow as a Franz Lehar operetta sung on stage and screen. The engaging melodies have pleased countless audiences...
Dog Days

Dark Days

Dog Days isn’t your typical opera. No unrequited love, no redemption, no slapstick humor, and the main character doesn’t sing a single line. But...