Archive for September, 2014

Frenchy II: Revenge of the Brie

Chow, Baby
INTERIOR FANCY-FRENCHY BISTRO — DAY  — TABLE BY THE WINDOW CHOW, BABY and THE BELOVED are brunching at SAPRISTI (2418 Forest Park Blvd.), a cozy bistro with soothingly warm yellow walls, stained-glass lampshades, antiq...


Musical Theater Roundup

Big Ticket
By some mysterious confluence of events, a large number of local theater troupes are unveiling musicals this weekend. Theatre TCU is putting on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s stalwart Oklahoma!, while UNT is staging Stephen Schwar...



Billy Collins at TCU

Jimmy Fowler
Some people complain that social media like Facebook and Twitter are depersonalizing human interaction, but the complainers forget – every medium is only as personal as you make it. With the new emphasis on brevity and conci...


Willie Nelson Pot Bust A Joke

Jeff Prince
Theoretically, police could bust Willie Nelson every day. Any cop who sees the Honeysuckle Rose tour bus rolling down the highway can pretty well figure that Willie’s inside with a personal stash of pot onboard. But, c...



Rachel Caine Down Under

Jimmy Fowler
Paranormal fiction scribe Rachel Caine – known on the mean streets of Fort Worth as Roxanne Conrad Longstreet – has just finalized nine dates in May for her Australian book tour (her first Down Under) in support of the new ...


Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 2)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 is here. Picking up where we left off… • So Nina is about to enter her apartment, and there’s a brief shot out in the hall as she takes a moment to steel herself before she goes in. That just says volumes about how...



FW Music Co-Op Comp CD Release at Lola’s

Anthony Mariani
D. Anson Brody, The Skeeves, Dru B Shinin’, Sloan Automatic, Human Groove Hormone, My Wooden Leg, and The Whiskey Prophets are just a few of the mostly Fort Worth-based artists whose music will be appearing on a compilation C...


Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 1)

Kristian Lin
I had a ton of thoughts about Black Swan that I couldn’t include in my review of the film. Now that it’s out on DVD this week, I thought I’d work out my all-consuming obsession with the movie in a series of blog posts to ...



Visionary Awards: What a Blast

Anthony Mariani
First of all, thanks to everyone, all 200-plus of you, who came to Artspace 111 last Thursday night for our inaugural Visionary Awards. And thanks, in general, to all of our readers and supporters –– on that Thursday night ...


Star-Telegram’s Best Boo Boo

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram bragged on itself in this article after being named the best online newspaper by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors. And there’s an editing error in the first paragraph. The lede note...