Jazz is certainly sensuous music, and a couple of finely fashioned drinks followed by a good meal could work wonders for lovers: Reed's Jazz and Supper Club has it all and offers a terrific spot for romance this Valentine's Day.
It's a bit of a stretch to call the short films of Jay Rosenblatt documentaries. Let's call them experimental docs -- or shorts -- and leave it at that. Just prepare to be amazed by the reel of eight short films the genre-bending San Francisco filmmaker is bringing to the Alamo next week.
The examples of domestic utility at Gallery Lombardi's exhibit "Secret Furniture" -- chairs, tables, dressers, lamps, shelving units -- are such compelling combinations of professional manufacture and artistic vision that they'll be talked about for months to come.
Long Center supporters do a funding turnaround by asking the city for $25 million in bond money, another bunch of Lone Stars are being honored by the Texas Cultural Trust Council with Texas Medal of the Arts Awards, and John Walch wins an award from the American Theatre Critics Association.
"More than the inherent unfairness of life, Nasdijj is angry at man's cruelty and a culture which fosters the abuse of the young," writes Michael Robertson. And as a writer, he "rough-hews the English language until it takes stunning forms."