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House (of worship) party

Some Eastsiders near an old church quietly worry that a self-proclaimed renaissance man will bring Bacchanalia to their little ville.
Jeff Prince
What’s that thing about one flap of a butterfly’s wings can alter history? By that theory, a butterfly must have flapped its wings sometime before the 1980s and sent some weird mojo hurtling toward Handley Church of Christ....
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Latest From Blotch
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Sports: How The WNBA Can Succeed in North Texas

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It’s got the makings of a great story. Oklahoma girl, originally from Detroit, leaves the hinterlands of Northwest OK and heads to the big city in Texas to make her fortune. We recently learned of such a story in the offi...
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Latest From Metro
Mathews: “We’re going to try to showcase Fort Worth.”  Courtesy Chad Mathews.

Lone Star Film Society: Take 2

With a new director, the annual festival prepares for its national close-up in November.
Jeff Prince
Talk about a dramatic plot twist –– the Lone Star Film Festival is less than four months away, and the organization that oversees the event is topsy-turvy. Most of the small staff at the Lone Star Film Society recently walk...
Dr. Wayne Carson. Photo by Brian Hutson.
Michael Banta is concerned about the new cookie cutter houses that now occupy his beloved neighborhood of 1930s bungalows. Photo by Lee Chastain.
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Latest From Music Feature
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New Local Music

Vincent Neil Emerson and Jonathan Tyler lead the hit parade.
Fort Worth Weekly
Vincent Neil Emerson’s East Texas Blues Think about this: Leon Bridges’ and Vincent Neil Emerson’s respective sounds are dissimilar enough that the comparison might seem inappropriate, the former singing soul, the latter ...
Shake the Moon: “We want to write the catchiest songs we can and have fun with it.” Photo by R McQueen Photo.
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Latest From Static
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It’s Not in the Bag

Static
Undeterred by the failure of a ban on plastic bags in Dallas this past May, the Fort Worth Sierra Club is going ahead with an attempt to ban the containers in our city. American retailers use some 100 billion plastic bags a yea...
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Latest From Last Call
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Girl-Sized Beer? Yes, Ma’am!

Steve Steward
Listen, Twin Peaks. Overall, you’re my favorite breastaurant. I won’t excuse the management of your Waco store for foolishly courting outlaw motorcycle clubs (what the hell did you think was going to happen?), but all of th...
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Latest From Hearsay
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Re-Enter: The Foxymorons

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Of every band in North Texas, The Foxymorons may be in the weirdest place. Since forming in Mesquite in the mid-1990s, the duo of singer-songwriters David Dewese and Jerry James has achieved some national love, having received ...
Holy Moly with their awards. Photo by Lee Chastain.
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Latest From Stage
Jeremy Schwartz represents the hall-of-mirrors nature of Amphibian Stage Productions’ The Quixotic Days and Errant Nights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote

Well Don

This ain’t Man of La Mancha. Amphibian does up Don Quixote proud.
Kristian Lin
Reading Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote is a strangely unsettling experience. It was written when the novel form was just being invented, which is perhaps why you don’t get the sense of a beautifully polished, structurally...
Wendy Welch (dressed as the Wicked Queen) and Shannon J. McGrann (dressed as Snow White) bicker on their way to a costume party in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
Christopher Dontrell Piper and Whitney Coulter prepare for work in Sunset Baby.
Though the title of Jiri Kylian’s 1991 ballet losely translates into “little death,” an old French euphemism for “orgasm,” there wasn’t really anything sexual or erotic onstage.
 
Latest From Eats
So much effort has been put into decorating Pansayena that you will feel right at home. Photo by Jordan Ricaurte.

Pansayena’s Undiscovered Country

With all of this delicious Mex-Mex, you may wonder why this place isn’t packed every night.
Lauren Phillips
In a nondescript shopping strip, behind a generic glass storefront, wedged between a nail salon and a dry cleaners, sits Pansayena Mexican restaurant. It is so unassuming, so far off the beaten path, it seems almost like it is ...
Based on our experience, Thai Terrace can improve by shortening its menu. Photo by Brian Hutson.
Go for the drinks. Stay for the classy comfort food. Photo by Lee Chastain.
The Trinity River Tap House serves (clockwise from top left) a chicken Acapulco wrap, Baja fish tacos, baked rigatoni with blackened shrimp, and a mac dog. Photo by Brian Hutson.
 
Latest From Chow, Baby
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Brace Yourselves for World of Beer

Chow, Baby
I couldn’t believe what I was seeing when my server at World of Beer (3252 W. 7th St., 682-708-7021) brought out a giant pretzel hanging from what looked like a medieval torture hook. The hubcap-sized appetizer was dripping w...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Jake Gyllenhaal bears the scars of his latest fight in Southpaw.

Less Than Jake

Jake Gyllenhaal is fantastic in Southpaw, but this boxing drama isn’t.
Kristian Lin
The critical narrative has now hardened around Jake Gyllenhaal. It goes like this: After a misguided period when the actor tried to be an A-list leading man, the financial and critical flops of The Day After Tomorrow and Prince...
Cobie Smulders lets Gail Bean feel her pregnant stomach in Unexpected.
Scott Lang vs. The World: Paul Rudd ponders the meaning of this suit in Ant-Man.
Evan Peters and Juno Temple have a fraught encounter at a nice home in Safelight.
 
Latest From Film Shorts
The Vatican Tapes

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening The Vatican Tapes (PG-13) Michael Peña and Djimon Hounsou star in this supernatural thriller as two priests trying to exorcise a demonically possessed girl (Olivia Dudley). Also with Kathleen Robertson, Dougray Scott, ...
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Closer to God opens Friday in Dallas.
 
Latest From Arts
Jeremy Schwartz represents the hall-of-mirrors nature of Amphibian Stage Productions’ The Quixotic Days and Errant Nights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote

Well Don

This ain’t Man of La Mancha. Amphibian does up Don Quixote proud.
Kristian Lin
Reading Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote is a strangely unsettling experience. It was written when the novel form was just being invented, which is perhaps why you don’t get the sense of a beautifully polished, structurally...
Sir Joshua Reynolds’ ravishing “The Ladies Waldegrave” is part of  Botticelli to Braque at the Kimbell. Courtesy National Galleries of Scotland
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Wendy Welch (dressed as the Wicked Queen) and Shannon J. McGrann (dressed as Snow White) bicker on their way to a costume party in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
 
Latest From Gallery
Michel Cruz Flores’ “Green Apple Envy”

Gallery

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Michel Cruz Flores’ show at Rose Marine Theatre features two series. The Emotionally Disturbed’s works depict negative emotions as characters, while Pistolero consists of portraits of famous people in an exaggerated style. ...
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Ashlee Cave’s “In Time”