143 Articles

Classical Music |
May 31, 1979

Boys Will be Sopranos

And, if they’re the Texas Boys Choir, pretty good ones at that. San Antonio opera gets an overhaul.

Classical Music |
April 30, 1979

A Fright At The Opera

Houston Grand Opera took the sugar out of La Traviata. Fort Worth Symphony’s John Giordano does modern music Rite.

Theater |
April 1, 1979

Artichoke Season

The Alley turns Artichoke into candy. Whorehouse comes to Texas, where it belongs. The audience talks back to Women and Men.

Dining Out |
April 1, 1979

If You Knew Sushi

Good-bye, tacos. Hello, sukiyaki. A few restaurants are showing Texans the art of Japanese cooking.

Classical Music |
April 1, 1979

Pitched on Bach

J. S. Bach thrives in San Antonio and Fort Worth. Austin’s Dickran Atamian proves he’s a better pianist than entrepreneur.

Theater |
March 1, 1979

See No Evil

Dallas Theater Center welcomes Nazis to its stage. Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars turns Dickens into a funky musical.

Classical Music |
March 1, 1979

Who Needs Jones Hall?

Austin and Corpus Christi like their symphony orchestras just fine, thank you. Texas Opera Theater tries to break the language barrier.

Dining In |
January 1, 1979

Coup de Foie Gras

French chefs are revolting against classical cuisine, and some of their new creations are definitely revolting.

Classical Music |
January 1, 1979

Conductor Dating

San Antonio Symphony audiences are ready for another rendezvous with François Huybrechts.

Theater |
December 1, 1978

Blind Alley

Alley Theater’s season opener, Scream, was about Jews and Nazis. It was also about how not to run a regional theater.

Classical Music |
December 1, 1978

Bella Norma

Now you like it, now you don’t, now you like it again—Houston Grand Opera’s Norma.

Classical Music |
September 30, 1978

A Knight at the Opera

A look at Dallas Civic Opera’s Plato Karayanis, a man with a noble cause who’s selling tickets to a dream.

Classical Music |
June 30, 1978

The Seven-Year Hitch

Conducting the Houston Symphony, Lawrence Foster inspired respect. He didn’t know he needed love too.

Dining Out |
May 31, 1978

Currying Flavor

If you think lamb korma is a wooly creature with good vibes, you’ve got a lot to learn about Indian food.

Dining Out |
February 1, 1978

Fire and Rice

Now that you’ve mastered the art of using chopsticks, here’s something fantastic to put between them.

Performance |
March 1, 1977

Alley Up

Why are Houstonians starting to talk about the Alley Theater again?

Performance |
August 31, 1975

The Music Man

If James Dick has his way, the notes struck at Round Top will echo around the world.

Records |
July 31, 1975

High Mass

A famous conductor tries again with a recording of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, and this time we think he’s got it right.

Art |
March 31, 1975

Three for the Show

Fort Worth’s art museums are a bigger attraction than the stockyards and, what’s more, most art doesn’t smell.

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