Archive for 2013
Westsiders are worried about the crater that swallowed the greenery outside the Kimbell.
When the Kimbell Art Museum announced plans two years ago to build a new wing on the block-long stretch of grass and trees outside its west lawn entrance, officials promised to do their best to preserve the trees — both the b...
Last year, my favorite boozy companion, Emily, led a group of women in revelry celebrating St. Stephen’s Day. Em, who has more than a bit of Irish in her, told us that in the British isles, Dec. 26 is a day of drinking at eve...
I don’t want to step on you guys’ toes. I know that every summer we present our annual Music Awards and allow you readers to vote on your favorite albums of the past 365 or so days. But since I’m a know-it-all and since I...
This is scarier than vampires.
The 112th session of the United States Congress doesn’t convene until January, but the GOP is already flexing its ignorance.
Inception headlines a dream year for films.
In my list of top 10 movies last year, I took note of a resurgence in American films. That continued this year, and even the entries in my top 10 from Canada (No. 3) or Britain (No. 4) would have been impossible without America...
Why is North Texas the center of the latest craze in movie theaters?
Alfred Hitchcock popularized the term “MacGuffin” to mean a plot device that engages the viewer’s attention. It makes sense, then, that MacGuffin’s is the name of the full-service bar in the foyer of AMC Grapevine Mills...
Gut-busting he-man fare and an automotive décor define this relatively new West 7th corridor spot.
I just couldn’t do it. I mean, everything was cooked beautifully –– the succulent beef patty topped with melted cheddar, the grilled mushrooms, the fried egg, the strips of chicken-fried applewood-smoked bacon, the slices...
As Chow, Baby has said many times before, nothing makes life easier for a columnist than saying the same things over and over again. That’s why, last year at this time, a new annual theme column debuted in this space: New Yea...
Foodies should flock to the Modern this weekend to catch Kings of Pastry. This documentary film follows three French pastry chefs as they take part in the 2007 version of the Meuilleurs Ouvriers de France, a grueling three-day ...
Fort Worth artist Carol Benson sees the archetypical house as much more than a structure — or concept.
Fort Worth painter Carol Benson has a show up now at William Campbell Contemporary Art of paintings of houses, and since she grew up in the 1950s in a small East Texas town, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re in Tho...