The Fort Worth Opera begins its season this weekend, with Carmen on Saturday and La Cenerentola on Sunday. But the third opera the company is presenting has inspired a public panel on art, social change and the death penalty.
Archive: 'Film and Television'
A North Texas cable TV special: Comedian Paul Mooney performed last night at the Dallas mens’ club, the Lodge. His “adult material” set was taped by Dallas video production company AMS Pictures to air on Showtime this fall. The 67-year-old outspoken comic is a former writer for Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx and was a regular […]
Currently at the Water Tower Theatre, the comedy Based on a Totally True Story has an onstage narrator, a gay man named Ethan, who writes plays and comic books. Ethan relates how he met his domestic partner in New York and how he got into filmmaking in Los Angeles. In Hollywood-speak, the two men “meet cute.” And the play pretty much stays cute.
“The Sedaris book signing went until 2:15 am… Then his hotel caught on fire this morning… And he missed his flight … So Mitchell from the DMA’s Museum Store is driving him to Austin.” Surely this experience gives Dallas a shot at anecdotal greatness in the next David Sedaris bestseller. Sedaris was in town for a blockbuster appearance […]
itus Andronicus is the high-minded snuff film of Shakespeare’s tragedies. It’s grotesque, overblown, declaiming slipping in blood and falling on its face.The new Kitchen Dog Theater staging — a co-production with Southern Methodist University’s drama department –
Ruined, Lynn Nottage’s drama about the civil war raging in the Congo as witnessed by the women in a brothel, is the winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for drama. It’s currently playing at the Manhattan Theatre Club through May 10. It premiered at Chicago’s Goodman Theater. The other Pulitzer finalists were Becky Shaw, by […]
Bette Buschow, Executive Director of Resolana, discusses how the organization helps incarcerated women and previews an upcoming exhibit of their artworks during the latest episode of Think.
Today in the Art&Seek Spotlight, we take a look at the 9th Annual North Texas Jazz Festival.
ST. NICK AT THE MODERN: With a lot of festival movies, if you don’t catch the one or two screenings they have, then you probably missed your chance. But the local festivals have been doing a good job of making sure that their best films make their way back onto area screens. One of those […]
Guest blogger Melissa Kirkendall is the director of the Fearless Film Festival. This is the first year for the Fearless Film Festival to offer free panels for filmmakers and the public to attend. If that isn’t incentive enough, I’ll elaborate on each one, explaining how they might benefit you or someone you know: The first […]