An interpretation of a classic genre.
Working alone at his home in East Texas, Fox Harris is divinely inspired to create towering, fanciful sculptures out of junk.
Jay Hamon spent much of his life caught between the Dallas society world of his parents and the world of the black woman with whom he fell in love. He dies without ever resolving his dilemma.
So. Ralph Sampson listens to Grover Washington and Akeem Olajuwon craves Chinese food. Now you know.
A year of arousing art, bumbling bush, coerced canines, deranged Dallas, eureka! Eureste, freeway fantasy, groping Germans, hurtling helicopters, idiotic Irving, and jocose jelly beans.
To oilmen, intangible means untouchable; to UT, untouchable means Fred Akers; a legal courtship sinks; a billboard solution may float.
Law and order in Colorado City; winning and losing with the Dallas Diamonds; bargains and hassles on People Express; broiling and sweating in pursuit of mesquite chic.
2010: a space travesty; Dune gets mired in pomp and slime; A Soldier’s Story is a murder mystery with soul; even Streep and De Niro can’t save Falling in Love; The Brother from Another Planet is woozily morose.
A purist’s guide to the night spots of Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin.
Twenty picks for the best classical recording of 1984.
A book on Mexico by New York Times correspondent Alan Riding is a little more than a rehash of recent history.
Arquitectonica is trying to sell Texans on gimmicky forms, bright colors, and high-tech materials in the name of avant-garde.