Blue Texas

Moscow Nights

The Art of Beer

Love Crises, Stage Surprises

Blotch Jumbo

Arts

Arts

Illuminating

As the audience files in before the start of Amphibian Stage Production's Gutenberg! The Musical!, the bellow of Broadway legend Ethel Merman charges out...

Dark Ages

Local writer and retired journalist Phil Vinson has published his first work of fiction - and it's a good one, although I suspect it...

Plain-spoken

There are a lot of hard-knock stories that follow a character from the bottom of society's barrel to a better life full of clean...

Glove the Blood

Give theatergoers a knotty plot to unravel, new ideas to understand, complex issues to mull over, and chances are they'll enjoy the mental work...

High Score

Few people make it in the world of online comics. Few people probably even know that online comics exist. But of the small number of...

Brains and Brawn

Last Saturday night at Bass Performance Hall, during the final scene of Fort Worth Opera's production of Of Mice and Men, I got a...

Absolutely Fabulous

You couldn't have asked for bigger contrast than the Fort Worth Opera Festival's opening in Bass Performance Hall last weekend. Puccini's 1926 blockbuster Turandot, with...

Graceful

Perhaps the best way to describe Fort Worth Opera's production of Angels in America, composer Peter Eötvös and librettist Mari Mezei's adaptation of playwright...

Waxing Aimless

Just before last Saturday's performance of The Book of Liz, a Theatre Arlington staffer gave an odd little speech to the audience. He said something...

Bits

I always read with a little stack of Post-it Notes nearby. I use them to mark interesting passages. ("Wha-?! Lauren's gonna get a job at...