Review: In 'Knives Out,' a whodunit for the Trump era

Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” unravels not just a good old-fashioned murder mystery but the very fabric of the whodunit, pulling at loose threads until it has intricately, devilishly woven together something new and exceedingly delightful. For all the detective tales that dot television screens, the Agatha Christie-styled whodunit has gone curiously absent from movie theaters.… Continue reading Review: In 'Knives Out,' a whodunit for the Trump era

Holiday TV forecast: a sleighful of movies, music, a Grinch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are enough holiday TV movies to overturn Santa’s sleigh this season, with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel and a new streaming service adding to the cargo. A more expansive view of the world also is part of the ride, with a lesbian couple included in a Freeform film and Hanukkah shout-outs… Continue reading Holiday TV forecast: a sleighful of movies, music, a Grinch

Modern Art Museum announces expanded collection catalogue

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Collection Highlights is the most extensive survey of the Museum’s collection to date, the museum said in a news release. The publication features 220 works of art by more than 150 artists and illuminates the Modern’s extraordinary holdings in painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, installation, film, and video.… Continue reading Modern Art Museum announces expanded collection catalogue

Immersive digital entertainment concept coming to Arlington

A new immersive, digital entertainment concept is making its U.S. debut in Arlington. PY1 is a multimedia-heavy, pyramid-shaped traveling exhibit that will open this New Year’s Eve at Lot F of Globe Life Park. The touring venue, initially launched in Montreal this summer, is co-founded by Stephane Mongeau, former executive producer of Cirque du Soleil,… Continue reading Immersive digital entertainment concept coming to Arlington

37th Annual GM Financial Parade of Lights

On Sunday, November 24, several streets throughout Downtown Fort Worth were closed to accommodate 100+ illuminated floats and tens of thousands of North Texans that attended the 37th annual GM Financial Parade of Lights, the largest holiday parade in Texas. Connect Online: The official hashtag for the 2019 GM Financial Parade of Lights is #ParadeOfLights2019.… Continue reading 37th Annual GM Financial Parade of Lights

'Frozen 2' heats up box office with $127M opening weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Six years after “Frozen” kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf’s adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday. The opening for the Walt Disney Co.’s “Frozen 2” buried several records. It’s the… Continue reading 'Frozen 2' heats up box office with $127M opening weekend

Guest conductor Christian Arming leads the FWSO in works by Mozart and Dvorák

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is showcasing the versatility of its extraordinary musicians and bringing new names to the Bass Performance Hall Stage. On Nov. 22-24, Pianist Lise de la Salle will be the featured soloist on Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 and guest conductor Christian Arming will lead the orchestra in a performance of… Continue reading Guest conductor Christian Arming leads the FWSO in works by Mozart and Dvorák

National Endowment for Arts general counsel visits Fort Worth during film festival

India Pinkney, general counsel for the National Endowment of the Arts, visited Fort Worth last week during the Lone Star Film Festival and attended a showing of Alive Inside, the documentary about the powerful impact of music on people dealing with dementia. The James L. West Center for Dementia Care hosted her visit and she… Continue reading National Endowment for Arts general counsel visits Fort Worth during film festival

Council Report: New life for Berry Street Theater?

New life for Berry Street Theater The long-shuttered Berry Street Theater may soon have new life. The Fort Worth City Council on Nov. 19 authorized execution of a five-year tax abatement for the rehabilitation of the Berry Street Theater for use as an event center with almost 10,000 square feet. The owner of the property,… Continue reading Council Report: New life for Berry Street Theater?