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Henri Fantin-Latour’s striking “A Studio at Les Batignolles” is a group portrait.

Impressive Faces

We just can’t shake him. On billboards, on buses, in publications like this one –– it seems that wherever we look, there’s Vincent van...
(From left to right) Michael Shih, Vadym Kholodenko (his page turner), and Kelly Cornell deftly handled Brahms' "Horn Trio."

Kholodenko, FWSO Shine at the Piano (Pavilion)

Developing a unique and masterful voice is among the highest artistic achievements for any musician. In the light instrumentation of chamber music, though, the...
Kholodenko’s return to Fort Worth is a sort of homecoming.

Golden Tones

With his gold medal triumph at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition one year behind him, Vadym Kholodenko has a concert schedule that...

Best Of Culture 2014

Solo Dance Performance (Female) Critic’s choice: Carolyn Judson Judson continues to blossom into one of Texas Ballet Theater’s leading ballerinas, giving memorable opening-night performances as Juliet...
Restaurantes, rumba y más: A Gringo’s Guide to Latino Fort Worth, by Peter Szok. TCU Press, $9.95, 132 pps.

Gringos’ Delight

Like a pocket-sized tour guide, Peter Szok’s Restaurantes rumba y más: A Gringo’s Guide to Latino Fort Worth challenges residents and visitors alike to...
Superman has some advice for “Jack.”

A Death in Pictures

Fort Worthian Leslie Lanzotti describes her painting style as “fractured reality.” Fitting then that one of her favorite subjects is shrouded in mystery. And not...
Bob Allen and Melinda Wood Allen want Santa to be held accountable in The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. Lee Chastain

Bad Santa

If you thought David Sedaris and Joe Mantello’s The Santaland Diaries was the ultimate in smart-ass holiday entertainment for adults, you haven’t seen Jeff...
The explorers raise a toast to a new partnership.

Exploring New Terrain

Stage West’s current show, Nell Benjamin’s British period comedy The Explorers Club, marks an important milestone in the venerable Fort Worth company’s 35-year history....
Along with Ira Cohen, Fort Worth artist Zelmer Phillips, who died this year, created this portrait of Japanese dance pioneer Ohno Kazuo.

Moore Outsider Art

While putting together his fifth annual Holiday Art Extravaganza, John Carlisle Moore knew there was one artist that he had to include: Zelmer Phillips,...
According to the Modern, theater influenced a lot of work of '80s artists, including Robert Longo, who photographed his subjects in motion before drawing them.

Urban Theater: Still/Here

It hits you like a rail of coke. The brightly neon-hued images and three-dimensional ephemera that cover every inch of the small dark room...