Archive for October, 2016

Larry’s (Art) World

Anthony Mariani
Larry Gagosian is probably why contemporary art is so misunderstood and the art-world establishment loathed by everyone who’s not part of it, all nine zillion of us non-billionaires. Gagosian represents nearly 80 artists and ...

FW At Night Is A Pretty Sight

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s skyline at night is hard to beat. While trolling around YouTube this morning I found this entertaining video of our lovely city:

Scenes/Sounds from TNL

Anthony Mariani
A few dozen folks showed up at Central Market last night for our free weekly outdoor concert series, Thursday Night Live. Openers Mission to the Sea, the songwriting vehicle for Dallas’ Deck Sachse, was like a mini-orchestra,...

Identity at the Science Center

Anthony Mariani
I’m glad the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (1600 Gendy St., Cultural District) has come to the realization that not every adult in town has children and that by catering to children, the museum leaves out a lot of ...

Sally Resident Turns 100 Today

Peter Gorman
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Maria Reyes! Ms. Reyes, a resident at the Salvation Army’s Friendship House for low-income seniors turns 100 today. And she’s having a party. According to a press release by Sally–the name hobo...

Cut Football, Too

Jimmy Fowler
With all the buzz about laying off teachers, increasing class sizes, and cutting whole programs to balance the state budget, I’ve been wondering when someone would ask high school athletics to share the pain. The Keller schoo...

Still Raking Muck 25 Years Later

Jeff Prince
The Pine Log, my old college newspaper, blogged about me today and made me feel special. Last Friday I spoke to young writers at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s annual conference in downtown Fort Worth, wher...

An Open Letter to Princess Birthday

Last Call
Yo, drunk girl. Not you, the other one. Yes, you, with the tiara and the sash that says “PRINCESS!” on it. I see that it’s your birthday, and I can see that you intend on having the best night of your life. I can also see...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Arthur (PG-13) Russell Brand stars in this remake of the 1981 comedy as a spoiled wealthy playboy who must support himself when faced with the loss of his fortune. Also with Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig,...

Night & Day

WED ? 6 The next time some string player makes a joke about the viola, you should point out that no less than Béla Bartók didn’t think the instrument was a joke. His Viola Concerto is part of UNT Symphony Orchestra’s conc...