And, if they’re the Texas Boys Choir, pretty good ones at that. San Antonio opera gets an overhaul.
Melodrama Theatres in Austin and San Antonio keep the popcorn flying. Coward and Shaw play Dallas and Houston.
Dallas Theater Center’s third Playmarket offers a crop of fresh plays. Plus, short musings on other Texas treasures.
Houston Grand Opera took the sugar out of La Traviata. Fort Worth Symphony’s John Giordano does modern music Rite.
The Alley turns Artichoke into candy. Whorehouse comes to Texas, where it belongs. The audience talks back to Women and Men.
Good-bye, tacos. Hello, sukiyaki. A few restaurants are showing Texans the art of Japanese cooking.
J. S. Bach thrives in San Antonio and Fort Worth. Austin’s Dickran Atamian proves he’s a better pianist than entrepreneur.
Dallas Theater Center welcomes Nazis to its stage. Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars turns Dickens into a funky musical.
Austin and Corpus Christi like their symphony orchestras just fine, thank you. Texas Opera Theater tries to break the language barrier.
Theatre Three in Dallas went out on a limb with their production of Happy End. Oops.
‘Twas the season to see Dallas Civic Opera.
French chefs are revolting against classical cuisine, and some of their new creations are definitely revolting.
San Antonio Symphony audiences are ready for another rendezvous with François Huybrechts.
Why can’t grown-up theater be as good as children’s?
Alley Theater’s season opener, Scream, was about Jews and Nazis. It was also about how not to run a regional theater.
Now you like it, now you don’t, now you like it again—Houston Grand Opera’s Norma.
Hip Pocket Theater keeps taking on challenges it can’t meet.
Of course there is. It’s real Mexican food, not Tex-Mex.
Music from the Dallas Symphony not to read Shakespeare by.
A look at Dallas Civic Opera’s Plato Karayanis, a man with a noble cause who’s selling tickets to a dream.
A little touch of Shakespeare in the heat.
Theatrical families find a foster home at the Dallas Theater Center.
If you live in Texas, here’s one fish story you can believe.
Once a year in Fayette County sauerkraut and sausage give way to classical music.
Maybe There’s no cure for insanity, but two new plays offer some provocative treatments.
Conducting the Houston Symphony, Lawrence Foster inspired respect. He didn’t know he needed love too.
If you think lamb korma is a wooly creature with good vibes, you’ve got a lot to learn about Indian food.
Now that you’ve mastered the art of using chopsticks, here’s something fantastic to put between them.
All we are saying is give opera a chance.
Why are Houstonians starting to talk about the Alley Theater again?
New, authentic recordings of Messiah prove that less is more.
Glenn Gould and Peter Serkin have always beenn far-out, but new recordings suggest a certain mellowing.
New recordings of Treemonisha and Porgy and Bess will do, but on the whole we prefer Puccini.
Surprise yourself; discover the very old and the very new in classical music.
Lawrence Foster prepares for an encounter with Gustav Mahler.
Local boy makes good.
How to get cultured and stay in shape at the same time.
Building a classical, rock, country, and jazz library on a budget.
If James Dick has his way, the notes struck at Round Top will echo around the world.
A famous conductor tries again with a recording of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, and this time we think he’s got it right.
Fort Worth’s art museums are a bigger attraction than the stockyards and, what’s more, most art doesn’t smell.
In Texas, the fandom of the opera is surprisingly large.
Dinner theaters offer the roar of the greasepaint and the smell of the kraut.