Archive for April, 2014

Exotic Arlington.Yes, You Read That Right

Chow, Baby
Sadly, Chow, Baby’s long-dreamed-of international cuisine (especially saffron rice) research trip to Beirut or maybe Damascus is on permanent hold: In the past few months, Chow, Baby’s father-slash-international traveling c...


I Fold

Big Ticket
Well, here’s a character that even longtime Fort Worth theatergoers probably haven’t seen before. Rajiv Joseph’s Animals Out of Paper revolves around a teenage Indian-American origami savant who dresses in hip-hop fashion...



Let’s Talk “Vagina”

Jimmy Fowler
Artes de la Rosa will present bilingual performances of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues this Friday and Saturday (Mar 11 & 12) at 7:30pm and Sunday (Mar 13) at 2:30pm at the Rose Marine Theatre, 1440 N Main St, FW. Tic...


Burns Invited to White House

Jimmy Fowler
City councilmember Joel Burns’s profile as a national spokesman against bullying in schools has just gotten even bigger (if that’s possible) – he’s been invited to the White House to participate in President Obama...



OGAP Says Senate Bill Tramples Property Rights

Jeff Prince
The Oil and Gas Accountability Project (OGAP) is spearheading an effort to block Texas Senate Bill 875, which the group says will trample property rights by protecting state permit holders — natural gas drillers and other...


License Plate Sales Going DAMGOOD

Jeff Prince
The ego of Texas drivers is a boon for the state’s general fund. Myplates.com is hosting a week-long sale of seven-character personalized license plates. Years ago, people referred to them as “vanity plates” s...



UT-Arlington Prez Says No To Guns

Jeff Prince
UT-Arlington President James D. Spaniolo must be smart. He’s a highly educated executive at a big school and he uses words such as “antithetical” to describe the moronic notion of allowing concealed handguns o...


KXT’s Paul Slavens Takes Over the Chat

Anthony Mariani
As I first Tweeted a couple of days ago (or was it yesterday and it just feels like a long time ago?), KXT DJ and antique-pop singer-songwriter Paul Slavens will perform every Tuesday night at The Chat Room (motto: “It’s Ch...



Fort Worth Urban App

Jimmy Fowler
Kevin Buchanan, creator of the urban advocacy website Fortworthology.com, has created a new app for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch called “Built Fort Worth.” It’s an architectural guide to the city that features history, ...


Mark Cuban Making Deal With Devil?

Jeff Prince
My lateral incisors are dripping tiger blood at the thought of the two most annoying men in the world — actor Charlie Sheen and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban — hooking up for a HDNet TV show or business deal of ...