American Sniper

Gift Exchange

A Bit of the Bubbly

Blotch Jumbo

Big Ticket

Big Ticket
Yinka Shonibare’s “Odile and Odette” at the Modern.

Double Focus

We were supposed to have only one new exhibit at the Modern to look at this weekend, but thanks to climate change, we’re getting...
Deborah Voigt and Dwayne Croft in Les Troyens.

Classical Saturday

The wacky, largely self-taught genius who single-handedly dragged French music into the modern age, Hector Berlioz never lived to hear his opera Les Troyens...
Ava Pine sings with FWSO, Mon.

What Are You Doing New Year’s?

Here’s an interesting fact: The city of Vienna has long boasted of opulent festivities to ring in the new year, but it was only...
A Royal Affair plays at the Modern, Fri-Sun.

Ribbons and Reels

KinoMonda closes out the fall semester with an uplifting movie for the holiday season. The Women on the 6th Floor is about an uptight...
Arnon Goldfinger and his mother Hannah in The Flat.

Family History

Arnon Goldfinger was a TV director and documentarian in Israel when his grandmother, Gerda Tuchler, passed away. Gerda had fled Nazi Germany and retained...
TBT’s production has new sets and some additional characters.

New Nutcracker

Texas Ballet Theater has retired its old, sumptuous production of The Nutcracker for a fresh version. A gift from the now-defunct Ballet Florida of...
“Hubble Oculus #1” is emblematic of Smith’s fascination with geometric shapes.

Smith’s Infinite Bloom

If  God is in the details, then John Holt Smith’s geometric paintings are truly cosmic. Working from photographs of landscapes, flowers, or human eyes, the...
Jacob Lawrence’s Panel No. 59 will be the topic of discussion, Tue.

Tuesday Talks

A whole string of interesting lectures are being given this Tuesday, and some astute scheduling will allow you to attend more than one of...
Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Smashed.

Don’t Leave Me High

The vagaries of film distribution being what they are, this weekend may be your only opportunity to see the best female lead performance in...
Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook at LSIFF.

Returning to the Screen

The movies at last year’s Lone Star International Film Festival racked up an incredible 40 Oscar nominations. This year’s lineup probably won’t equal that...