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2012 Stories by Sarah Kramer

Archives: 2012
  • Mother Nature's Day

    published April 19, 2012

    Wearing “I love the Earth” shirts just won’t cut it this Earth Day. Neither will lying in the grass trying to identify the... More >>

  • Words as Precious as Gems … No, Really

    published April 12, 2012

    Though he can make diamonds, turn love into money and make music with shooter games, he is not a magician. Instead, Shane Mecklenburger, an... More >>

  • Stretch Your Brain

    published April 5, 2012

    Forget badly painted ceramics or knitted dolls and open up your mind to broader avenues of arts, crafts and thinking with the Dallas Museum of... More >>

  • Soundsuits Must Be Seen To Be Heard

    published March 29, 2012

    If quickly glancing at the Nasher's announcement that it will host a performance of "Heard," Nick Cave's wearable, musical costumes, you might... More >>

  • Foot Traffic

    published March 29, 2012

    Let’s hope the turf is ready because this Easter some girls (athletes) won’t be walking on eggshells. And, even if they tried, their... More >>

  • Back to the Barrio, via Broadway

    published March 22, 2012

    There are no Sharks and no Jets dancing about onstage, but there are plenty of dreams about life in America going on In the Heights, the... More >>

  • That’s “Fronkensteen”

    published March 8, 2012

    For what you are about to see, you must enter quietly into the realm of genius. From the moment Young Frankenstein enters Transylvania Heights, he... More >>

  • Learn From The Masters

    published March 8, 2012

    When most people hear the word “Impressionism,” famous artists such as Monet, Degas and Toulouse-Lautrec and ordinary subject matters... More >>

  • That's a Circus? I Don't See No Elerphants

    published March 1, 2012

    What has 20 wigs, flying acrobats and incorporates 42 different types of cotton? Yes, you guessed it — Cirque de Soleil's... More >>

  • It’s Hell to Be a Girl

    published February 23, 2012

    Linda Daugherty offers a sobering look into the destructive world of bullying. She sheds light on what it’s like to be a middle-school girl... More >>

  • Beauty Walks Among Us

    published February 23, 2012

    Can you judge character traits like dignity, pride or selfishness by appearance? That’s the question director Alan Shorter examines in the... More >>

  • Run for Love

    published February 16, 2012

    Are you running out of ways to propose to your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Well the race is on for you to submit your love story. For... More >>

  • How to Be a Pin-up Girl

    published February 9, 2012

    At a loss for what to give your man this Valentine’s Day? Want to spice things up this year? Instead of being sweet and sappy, why not show... More >>

  • Well, Spa-Dee-Frickin’-Dah

    published February 9, 2012

    What woman doesn’t look forward to a Friday spa day with her girlfriends gossiping and discussing their current love lives? But who has the... More >>

  • He is Iron Man

    published February 9, 2012

    While edgy is good, poise is equally important — especially when you’re talking about hard, steel constructions. Artist Marko... More >>

  • Sounds of a Savage

    published February 2, 2012

    Despite his name, Dan Savage is not barbaric or uncivilized. He doesn’t have war paint smeared across his cheeks. (Does he?) Yet,... More >>

  • The Art of Prohibition

    published February 2, 2012

    From the debut of the flapper dress to the Wall Street crash, the United States in the '20s was a country in flux. But how did that affect Texas?... More >>

  • Shake. Rattle. Roller Derby.

    published January 26, 2012

    What’s got 32 legs, 16 retro up-dos and more balls than a bowling ally? A roller derby team. This resurgent sport is getting its proper due... More >>

Archives: 2012