Archive for August, 2014

Events to Remember MLK and a Century-old Massacre of African Americans

betty.brink
In a night of unimaginable horror in late July of 1910 in Slocum Texas, a massacre of unarmed black farmers, shop owners and their families was carried out by armed whites, many who were members of the Ku Klux Klan. In the smal...


TODAY! Salvation Army Massive Garage Sale

Peter Gorman
The Salvation Army is holding a HUGEW garage sale at its 50,000 square foot warehouse at 229 E Felix Street (1-35 Exit 46 A, then go one block west). Among the thousands of items for sale at incredible bargain prices will be fu...



Body Art at Rose Marine

Jimmy Fowler
Tomorrow night (Saturday March 26) at 7:30pm, the Rose Marine Theater’s art gallery will host the opening night of Cuerpo: The Art of the Body as its contribution to Fort Worth’s Spring Gallery Night. This show – which us...


Shake Charles Haley’s Hand? No Thanks!

Jeff Prince
Former Dallas Cowboys standout Charles Haley will be in Haltom City this Sunday greeting fans. The former All-Pro standout defensive end and five-time Super Bowl champion will help celebrate 30 years of skating at Rollerworld N...



Gotta Love Liz

Jimmy Fowler
Now that Elizabeth Taylor has died, there will be many tributes celebrating all the usual classics – National Velvet, A Place in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Giant, Cleopatra, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? But one pha...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Sucker Punch (PG-13) Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) writes and directs this fantasy-adventure saga about a mental patient (Emily Browning) who imagines her stay in an institution as part of an epic quest involving her fel...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 23 Five years after Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s The Phantom of the Opera hit Broadway, Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit’s take on the same story called Phantom debuted in Houston. Their show has never appeared on ...


Paying the Piper

Static
Static is no stranger to large bar tabs. But the Fort Worth Police and Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission should really think about the one they’ve run up. In this case, they should stop hanging out at gay bars — it’s co...



Pure Animals Out of Paper

Amphibian’s investigation of personalities under stress is a must-see.
JIMMY FOWLER
“Everything is a gift of the universe,” wrote the late Buddhist author Ken S. Keyes Jr. Of course, this can be difficult to believe if your spouse has recently dumped you or a loved one has died violently or you’re an...


Nervebreakers, Fort Worth Cats Are Back

Ken Shimamoto
Back in the post-bicentennial ’70s, pioneering Dallas punk-rock kingpins The Nervebreakers opened for The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, and The Clash, but their performance that’s most indelibly etched in my shaky memory took p...