Archive for July, 2014

Another Fan Falls Over Railing; Darwin Foiled

Jeff Prince
Shannon Stone’s fall from the stands at the Ballpark in Arlington last week was tragic. A good father trying to catch a ball for his son — tossed to him by a player — who then falls 20 feet to his death in fro...


USA 2, Brazil 2 (USA Wins 5-3 on Penalties)

Kristian Lin
Wow, that game had everything, didn’t it? Everything except a streaker. And a jaw-dropping coaching blunder. And Hope Solo discovering a terrorist plot and foiling it by single-handedly taking down an army of bad guys command...



The Texas Giant and Me

Jimmy Fowler
By now you’ve probably heard that the recently renovated Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags stopped in mid-ride yesterday. Fourteen stories up. After a half hour baking in triple digit heat, the passengers calmly walked ...


Notes from the Women’s World Cup Group Stage

Kristian Lin
A few observations, now that the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals are set: USA’s women have made things a lot harder for themselves… It wasn’t just that they lost their final group game 2-1 to Sweden. It was the way they...



Music Awards Ceremony After-Party Sunday

Anthony Mariani
Cancel your Sunday plans or get a sitter. At 8pm at Capital Bar (3017 Morton St, W 7th corridor, 817-820-0049) on Sunday (July 10), we Weekly folk and hundreds of local musicians and their plus-ones will be feting the winners...


Roy Williams Cheap When Buying Ring

Jeff Prince
In recent years, Dallas Cowboys fans have learned a lot about veteran wide receiver Roy Williams. He doesn’t catch well, runs poor routes, and doesn’t live up to expectations. But nobody knew how cheap he was until ...



Shake It at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is presenting a unique three-weekend festival celebrating the international art of dance, live and on film. The 8th Annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern opens 8pm tonight with a performanc...


Examples From This Month’s Art Exhibit

Jeff Prince
Here are five of the 46 paintings that will be exhibited this month at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Looking for the Lone Star: Early Texas Art from Private Fort Worth Collections runs from Friday to July 29 at the arts...



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Horrible Bosses (R) Don’t you just love it when the movie’s title tells you exactly what it’s about? Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis star in this black comedy as downtrodden white-collar workers wh...


Tomorrow and Tomorrow …

Static
A long time ago, cities used to send trucks rolling down neighborhood streets, spraying mosquito repellent into the air. Kids couldn’t resist the urge to run behind the trucks in the dense fog. It made them feel like they wer...