Archive for September, 2014

Raining at Rick’s

Last Call
Back in April, I went the wrong way on Alta Mere and ended up at Showgirl Cabaret. That was the first time I’d been to a strip club in probably five years, and after blowing through $60 in about as many minutes, I remembered ...


Music Awards Festival Recap: Vol. 1

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to Fort Worth photog Pete Rearden, who spent the duration of the 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival last weekend taking awesome action shots, candids, and ambient pics that really drive home the massive scope...



Music Awards Brings the Heat

Hearsay
I know, I know, the weather for last weekend’s 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival was nearly unbearable. You poor souls relegated to our two outdoor venues deserve medals. At The Backyard at Capital Bar for Calhoun...


Bombs Away

Perry should prepare for the fine-tooth comb.
DAVE MCNEELY
After insisting for a year that he had no interest in running for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said a few weeks ago that he’s thinking about it.



The Incredible Shrinking Star-Telegram

Jeff Prince
“Big mistake.” That was the typical response from management types at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram when I announced in February 2001 that I was jumping ship and heading to Fort Worth Weekly. The city’s only major daily ne...


Chancy Hacienda San Miguel

Opening now may be risky, but this West 7th eatery might have the goods to thrive.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
There’s some winnowing out going on in that hot West 7th Street corridor — Delaney’s Irish Pub and So7 Bistro are gone. But that hasn’t kept Dallas-rooted restaurant companies from sending up new shoots in the area. A f...



Willie Nelson Picnic Lineup Is Set

Jeff Prince
The musical lineup for Willie Nelson’s July 4 picnic at Billy Bob’s Texas looks like an eclectic bunch, including several of Willie’s kids. It will certainly be the coolest picnic ever — half the bands w...


Holding Out Hope on Hulen

Chow, Baby
It wasn’t so long ago that the area between the Vickery Boulevard bridge and Bellaire Drive, which folks once thought of as Cullen Davis’ backyard, had evolved into a thriving little hot spot. The heat has cooled, however, ...



You’re Getting to Be a Hobbit With Me

Big Ticket
We’re not the biggest Tolkien fans at Night & Day, and we’re surprisingly unenthusiastic about the prospects of Peter Jackson’s upcoming Lord of the Rings prequel. However, we can’t possibly pass up Theatre Arlingto...


Harding’s Installment Plan

In ways très elegant, the young Fort Worth artist rages against the machine.
JIMMY FOWLER
There’s a lot going on beneath the surface of Fort Worth artist Timothy Harding’s work, although it’s not always apparent at first. He earned a master’s in painting at TCU and currently specializes in stark, somewhat de...