Archive for April, 2014

Don’t Go Changing

Chow, Baby
This week we launch a new occasional series, “Love What You Haven’t Done with the Place.” Chow, Baby came up with this while chilling on the unadorned yet comfy patio at Al Amir (2349 W. Pioneer Pkwy., Arlington), enjoyin...


FWO Festival is Here

Big Ticket
As with years previous, Fort Worth Opera’s 2011 four-opera festival offers some wildly diverse programming. Fans of grand opera have three performances of Verdi’s Il Trovatore to choose from, beginning Sat, May 21. The $1.7...



“St. Nick” at Modern Tonight

Kristian Lin
There wasn’t room to include this bit of news in my Night & Day column this week, but there are a couple of movie events going on today in North Texas. Dallas’ Texas Theatre is showing Restrepo by the late Tim ...


Dallas Cowboys Martellus Bennett Is A Funny Guy

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to his credit has stepped forward during the National Football League lockout and organized practices for the players this week. Tight end Martellus Bennett Marty B tweeted about 45 minutes ...



We’re A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Jeff Prince
Texas ranked No. 3 in this study on states most at risk of disaster. The Gulf of Mexico is one mean mamma-jamma –the hurricanes and tropical storms hitting us from the south are much to blame. Louisiana, our direct neighb...


High School Playwrights

Jimmy Fowler
This Sunday (May 15) at 3pm, Circle Theatre and Fort Worth Theatre will co-host the High School Playwriting Project 2011. The afternoon will feature staged readings of four selected scripts by Tarrant County teen playwrights. R...



The Price Is No Longer Right

Jeff Prince
Tarrant County tax assessor-collector Betsy Price might have assessed and collected her last taxes – she appears on the verge of being replaced. The Tarrant County Commissioners Court will gather at a special-called meeting a...


Mavs Jinxed; All Hope Lost

Jeff Prince
Thanks a lot, Sports Illustrated. Your cover jinx is all we need as the Dallas Mavericks fight their way toward their first NBA title. Then again, it’s quite a coup for Reebok to get star billing over Nike on an SI cover....



The Antlers Gore Heart With Song

Jeff Prince
This weekend I listened to Burst Apart — the new CD by The Antlers — and was seriously impressed. The Antlers are a New York-based indie rock band that offers sonic soundscapes, ethereal passages, and keyboard-heavy...


Dallas Wiens on “GMA”

Jimmy Fowler
Dallas Wiens, the Fort Worth man who received the country’s first full trace transplant, was on Good Morning America today with his doctor. The pair discussed his procedure and the possibilities it offers him in the future. T...