Archive for October, 2014

Harry’s End

The boy wizard goes back to school and graduates with distinction.
KRISTIAN LIN
Ladies and gentlemen, this is the end of the line. The Hogwarts Express has reached its final destination. Please make sure to gather up all your robes and magic wands before exiting. We hope you have enjoyed your trip.


Sauceda Rocks Out

A local filmmaker teams up with the Butterfly Connection.
KRISTIAN LIN
For his first feature film, The Fandango Sisters, José Juan Sauceda shot his rock music drama at various Fort Worth locations (Rose Marine Theatre, 1919 Hemphill, Norris Conference Center) and used a number of Fort Worth bands...



He’s For Real

Lukas Nelson steps out of a long shadow with a new CD, tour, and mind-set.
Story and photos BY JEFF PRINCE
The final guitar chord and cymbal crash were still ringing as three Fort Worth women delivered their breathless verdicts. Had they been tweeting, they would have used numerous exclamation points and smiley faces.


Become a Lotus Eater

Lotus Café’s Eastern fusion works more often than not.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The area north of I-20 and Little Road in Arlington isn’t exactly known as a destination for exotic non-chain restaurants. That’s why Lotus Café is a welcome addition to the neighborhood. Though the food may not be the mos...



Good Grub in God’s Waiting Room

Chow, Baby
I spent some time with my two little nieces recently, and while I love them, I got irritated at their picky dining demands. It’s McDonalds or nothing for them.


End Times

Big Ticket
Sometimes a play can just suck you in with an eye-catching title, and that’s certainly the case with Larry Larson and Levi Lee’s two-man show Some Things You Need to Know Before the World Ends (A Final Evening With the Illu...



Music Awards Ceremony, After-Party Pics

Anthony Mariani
A few hundred people, all Music Awards nominees and their plus ones, piled into Piper Hall this past Sunday for our 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Ceremony. After the Panthies were handed out, a vast majority of us retired...


Stage West Does Mamet

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with Dana Schultes, a longtime Fort Worth actor at Stage West who directed the company’s current production of David Mamet’s November. Two short video promos – one here...



Tomcats West: Not a Metal Club

Last Call
No matter what web site raves over the next Mastodon album, metal rock will always be maligned. I guess that’s probably to be expected and even more likely part of the genre’s cursed DNA. It still sucks, though, when a bar ...


7-Eleven Free Slurpee A Joke

Jeff Prince
Yesterday was July 11, also known as 7-11. Which explains why 7-Eleven offered free Slurpees. Unlike most other local media, Blotch didn’t deem the marketing event worthy of advancing. Not a single Blotch blogger bothered...