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2014 Stories by Jim J. Tommaney

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  • CAMH Artist Talk: Scott McCloud

    published May 22, 2014

    Author/theorist Scott McCloud has been called “the Aristotle of Comics.” He’s the brains behind the idea of “the infinite... More >>

  • In Juliet’s Garden

    published May 22, 2014

    Judy Elliot McDonald’s comedy In Juliet’s Garden features five of Shakespeare’s heroines reworking the... More >>

  • “Post Persuasion: George Reynolds”

    published May 22, 2014

    The artwork created by George Reynolds may look like advertisements, but the subtle difference is that they are pseudo-ads, not intended to sell... More >>

  • The Underpants

    published May 22, 2014

    Actor/playwright Steve Martin has updated and adapted Carl Sternheim’s 1910 comedy The Underpants, and as you may have guessed... More >>

  • High Standards: The American Songbook

    published May 22, 2014

    The term “high standards” in the title of Music Box Theater’s newest production, High Standards: The American... More >>

  • Capsule Art Review: May 15, 2014

    published May 15, 2014

    Ann Harithas: Memory is the first exhibition of this artist after she recovered completely from what may have been a stroke last year, in... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: May 15, 2014

    published May 15, 2014

    Evita There are always reasons to revisit Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's operatic treatment of the life of Eva Perón, now... More >>

  • The Best of Fringe

    published May 15, 2014

    Can't wait until next fall to get your annual Houston Fringe Festival fix? You don't have to. Festival organizers have something to tide you over... More >>

  • Capsule Art Reviews: April 8, 2014

    published May 8, 2014

    "Charlotte Smith: Paint Rhetoric" These paintings use similar materials, but color variations are vast; each painting sings a different... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: April 8, 2014

    published May 8, 2014

    Carmen If there's one opera in the rep that lends itself to a Broadway makeover, it's Georges Bizet's evergreen and surprisingly modern... More >>

  • Danica Dawn Johnston

    published May 8, 2014

    Soprano Danica Dawn Johnston returns to the Centrum stage in a solo concert presented by Cypress Creek FACE. The group’s artistic... More >>

  • True North: Take a Stroll Down Heights Boulevard for This Outdoor Exhibition

    published May 1, 2014

    Heights Boulevard has a broad median running from 4th Street to 20th Street, with grass and sporadic metal seating facilities, in effect, a... More >>

  • Capsule Art Reviews: May 1, 2014

    published May 1, 2014

    "The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute" These days, Impressionist exhibitions... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: May 1, 2014

    published May 1, 2014

    Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill's drama about seafaring men, and their women on shore, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1922, and a 2011 production... More >>

  • Capsule Art Reviews: April 24, 2014

    published April 24, 2014

    "The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute" These days, Impressionist exhibitions... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: April 24, 2014

    published April 24, 2014

    Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill's drama about seafaring men, and their women on shore, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1922, and a 2011 production... More >>

  • Capsule Art Reviews: April 17, 2014

    published April 17, 2014

    "The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute" These days, Impressionist exhibitions... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: April 17, 2014

    published April 17, 2014

    Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill's drama about seafaring men, and their women on shore, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1922, and a 2011 production... More >>

  • Wordsmyth Reading Series: Pooka by James McLindon

    published April 17, 2014

    The most feared beast in Irish folklore is a pooka, a magical creature with the capacity to shape-shift and influence animals. James... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Review: April 10, 2014

    published April 10, 2014

    By the Way, Meet Vera Stark The award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage is as gifted at humor as she is at drama, delivering a sophisticated... More >>

  • Prodigal Dad

    published April 10, 2014

    Stephen Fales was once a devout Mormon missionary…a devout Mormon missionary with homosexual inclinations. That eventually led to his... More >>

  • Merry Wives of Windsor

    published April 10, 2014

    Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center’s Encore Players perform The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare, a comedy of... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: April 3, 2014

    published April 3, 2014

    By the Way, Meet Vera Stark The award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage is as gifted at humor as she is at drama, delivering a sophisticated... More >>

  • Capsule Stage Reviews: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Gidion's Knot

    published March 27, 2014

    By the Way, Meet Vera Stark The award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage is as gifted at humor as she is at drama, delivering a sophisticated... More >>

  • Comedy of Errors

    published March 27, 2014

    William Shakespeare wrote about the struggle for power in the castles of monarchs, but also reveled in the struggle to bed a wench or steal a... More >>

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