Archive for July 28th, 2014

The Daily Obamagram

Static
Visited the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s web site lately? You might have been there without even knowing it. In recent days the site more closely resembled the home page for presidential candidate Barack Obama.


Pas de Grand

Big Ticket
For its spring program, Metropolitan Classical Ballet makes a deep bow to Tchaikovsky.



High-Speed Solutions

The idea of passenger rail travel to major Texas cities picks up speed.
DAN MCGRAW
Driving down to Austin lately has become a real trip.


Food (Like Fame) Is Fleeting

Chow, Baby
No question about it, Chow, Baby has the best job in the world. (Ha-ha.) But sometimes the grass seems greener on the other side of the cubicle wall.



Lakeside Bayou

The resident restaurant at the Southlake Hilton, Copeland’s decadent haute N’awlins fare is quite the temptress.
Jimmy Fowler
On the exterior of the modest Hilton hotel that opened last year near the Southlake town square, the sign for the resident restaurant – the New Orleans-based chain Copeland’s – is more conspicuous than the red...


Delysia of Grandeur

Amy Adams works her charm once again in this frothy British period piece.
Kristian Lin
So we’re all in love with Amy Adams now. And why not? She’s lovable.



Delysia of Grandeur

Amy Adams works her charm once again in this frothy British period piece.
Kristian Lin
So we’re all in love with Amy Adams now. And why not? She’s lovable.


Baker Street Irregulars

A decent British heist film tells the true story of the robbers who pulled off The Bank Job.
Kristian Lin
The Bank Job has nothing to do with the 2003 version of The Italian Job, even though both movies feature Jason Statham.



James McMurtry

Listen Up
Fort Worth-born James McMurtry continues to display a wickedly sharp sense of right and wrong on his new Just Us Kids.


Flyover Spillover

Hearsay
Every year around the middle of March, Fort Worth – and probably every other alleged flyover town in the Southwest – gets spillover from SXSW, the music conference and festival that takes place in Austin every year....