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Flights of Fancy

The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition has sifted through a lot of talent over the years, with most winners falling somewhere between the scholarly...

Damn, Dirty Apes

Never mind the bollocks. No, seriously. Never mind the bollocks — and the severed limbs, and the homicidal monkeys, and the ugly faces twisted into...

Lost in thought and balletic reverie

To a lot of viewers and critics, the title Lost has become a bad pun on the show itself. Over the course of the...

Big Shoes to Backfill

Architect Ames Fender’s grandfather is Wyatt C. Hedrick, the man who’s most responsible for the way that much of Fort Worth looks — he...

A Lonesome Dove and a Yalid

Filmmaker David H. Hickey is an oddity in these parts — he generally avoids making movies about dead teenagers. Sure, as an actor, he’s open...

Capturing Katrina

David Redmon might be the most earnest documentary filmmaker around. His subject matter is always edgy, he finances all of his projects himself (to...

Rooting for Roots

What an odd book — fascinating at times yet frustrating in its lack of organization and purpose. The title, True to the Roots: Americana...

Women’s Lib-ido

With their fervent and cunning production of Steve Martin’s adaptation The Underpants, Theatre Arlington and director B.J. Cleveland have done something unexpected — reminded...

A Dream Not Deferred

Ed Smith, the man who has replaced the late Rudy Eastman as artistic director of Jubilee Theatre, has taught graduate level theater courses in...

To the Stars

In his major American debut more than 40 years ago, tenor Plácido Domingo sang Edgardo in Fort Worth Opera’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor....