Driving Piston

Farewell and Return

Let’s Have a Bowl

Blotch Jumbo

Big Ticket

Big Ticket
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...
Joseph Keith Wilson and Jerry Russell in She Loves Me at Stage West.

Local Theater Roundup

Even though we’re well into fall, we’re seeing lots of productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Stolen Shakespeare Guild is putting the show...
Sound alone tells the story of Julia Pastrana at Amphibian.

A New Home for Amphibians

Well, this is a curious decision. After years of being a wandering theatrical troupe, giving performances at TCU, Fort Worth Community Art Center, and...
Lucas Priolo and Betsy McBride in TBT’s Peer Gynt.

Without Peer

Dwarves, witches, a troll king and his retinue of troll courtiers and maids! It’s not the upcoming film of The Hobbit. It’s Texas Ballet...