Today in the roundup: A notable dance company makes its Dallas debut, the National Book Award winners are announced, a Dallas-premiered play makes good in New York and a promotion at the Meadows Museum.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing Casa’s 42nd Street, Ben Fountain on his National Book Award finalist and the city’s arts-funding task force.
Everyone keeps saying it hasn’t got a chance to win the National Book Award, so maybe it doesn’t. But The Boy Kings of Texas is still the best memoir to come out of South Texas since … hmmm. Well. Forever, I guess.
The Birth of Merlin is a 1622 drama once attributed to William Shakespeare. It’s probably NOT by him, but that hasn’t stopped the Stolen Shakespeare Guild from staging what may be the drama’s North American premiere
Robert Carroll, who was injured while serving in Vietnam, and Prof. Charles Overstreet, an expert in PTSD who served in Iraq, will join the author and the composer of “Glory Denied” Monday night. Please join us and share your perspective.
Critics are completely in the dark in Fort Worth, the state’s big literary festival loses a director and if you want to pull off an arts festival, go big: That’s what you’ve got in this morning’s roundup.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing Lyric Stage’s ’1776,’ George Clooney offers a star-packed ‘Monuments Men’ and the future of Nasher v. Museum Tower.
This week, we review the sprawling epic Cloud Atlas. And we talk about why some movie adaptations of novels work while others don’t.
The winner of this year’s Heitt Prize in the Humanities – a professor of English at West Point – offers her list of literary works that are sure to provide you with new perspectives on war.
This week, we review the radical new adaptation of Wuthering Heights. And we talk about how our expectations of a movie affect the actual viewing experience.