Archive for July, 2014

Magnolia Motor Lounge Kegger Sunday

Anthony Mariani
On Sunday, Magnolia Motor Lounge (2005 Morton St., Cultural District, 817-332-3344) will raffle off The Beast, a 1931 Model A sedan that looks pretty all-terrain-y and not so traditionally “vintage.” The festivities will ta...


FW Biz Press Endorses Betsy Price But Not Well

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Business Press endorsed Betsy Price for mayor of Fort Worth, but the editorial board’s endorsement kind of loses credibility when it states that the “next mayor of Fort Worth, with seven members of city c...



Oh!!!! Oscar Wilde Visits Jersey Shore

Kristian Lin
Apparently Playbill.com has found the recipe for comedy gold. They took two actors starring in a current Broadway production of The Importance of Being Earnest and had them recite transcripts of dialogue from Jersey Shore as if...


Recycle Your Phone, See the Museum

Kristian Lin
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has just announced that if you recycle your mobile phone at the museum between now and May 8, you can get a voucher to see the museum for free, to be used at any point during the summer,...



USA Today Praises Salsa Limon

Anthony Mariani
Today, USA Today published its unranked list of the country’s 10 best burrito joints, and among them is Fort Worth’s Salsa Limon, a relatively new establishment that got its first press (English-speaking press, at least) fr...


Any Love for the Locals from Willie?

Anthony Mariani
Billy Bob’s Texas recently heralded the return after five evidently long years of Willie’s 4th of July Picnic to Fort Worth, specifically to Rodeo Plaza, a.k.a. that large portion of Stockyards real estate occupied by the W...



Shirley She’ll Smile

Jimmy Fowler
There are plenty of reasons to catch “An Evening With Shirley MacLaine,” the actress’s live retrospective on her six decade career happening at Bass Hall 8pm Saturday (Apr 30). Of course, the 76 year old performer is extr...


The Dead Media Does Dallas

Anthony Mariani
At the Friday Double Wide CD release show for THe BAcksliders’ new album, THe BAcksliders from Dallas, Texas (check out Ken Shimamoto’s review here), Fort Worthian Nathan Brown will be on hand, representing his 8-track reco...



Them’s Some Nasty Vines

Jeff Prince
Last week’s blog post about preparations for Prairie Fest included a picture of founder Don Young unloading hay bales, and I dubbed the playground area behind him “Phallic Symbol Park” because of, well, see th...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (PG-13) Brandon Routh stars in this adaptation of Tiziano Sclavi’s comic book series about a supernatural private eye investigating crimes by vampires, werewolves, and zombies. Also with Sam ...