Archive for October, 2014

Fort Worth Music: Hot Snot?

Anthony Mariani
The Dallas Observer’s Daniel Hopkins recently invited four media types –– Cory Graves of Subservient Experiment, Andy Odom of Dentoneer, Mark Schectman of The Edge’s local show, and yours truly –– to join him in a v...


Dancing With The Graceless TV Pundit? No Thanks

Jeff Prince
“Dancing With The Stars” rarely graces my TV screen because I have no desire to watch pseudo-celebrities dance. The show will absolutely never grace my TV this season out of fear that CNN legal pundit Nancy Grace...



Flipside at Scat Jazz

Jimmy Fowler
The last few days of August are just about the doggiest of the dog days of summer – everyone’s waiting for September to start and the epic heat spell to break at least a little. While you’re in the holding pattern, might ...


Sea Pigs Take, um, Flight?

Anthony Mariani
Seemingly forever (or at least since the 1990s), super-bassist Aden Bubeck has been a Fort Worth fixture, backing up solo singer-songwriters here and there and throwing down heaviosity with his fusion project, Bertha Coolidge, ...



FW Critical Mass Is Hot!

Jimmy Fowler
Yikes! I can’t imagine what kind of masochists would enjoy bike riding in high humidity and 100 plus degree temps, but such people must be out there – Fort Worth Critical Mass, the free public bicycling event, is scheduled ...


Want to Be a Movie Extra?

Kristian Lin
Filmmaker Cameron Bruce Nelson needs about 20 or so people to pretend to be crashed partygoers the morning after a big bash. It’s for a short film called Hozomeen, filmed by a production company called Rambos Rainbos. The...



Alann Sampson Takes New Post at Cliburn

Kristian Lin
Bit of news drops today about the Van Cliburn Foundation: Alann Bedford Sampson has been named as the foundation’s interim president and CEO. She takes over for David Chambless Worters, who resigned abruptly last June. As...


Roy Williams Lives Up To (Our) Expectations

Jeff Prince
You knew it was over when even Jerry Jones gave up the ghost. The Dallas Cowboys owner invested millions of dollars and his own sullied reputation as a general manager when he traded the farm to get wide receiver Roy Williams, ...



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Colombiana (PG-13) Zoë Saldana stars as an assassin determined to take revenge on the drug dealers who murdered her parents. Also with Michael Vartan, Jordi Mollà, Cliff Curtis, Callum Blue, and Max Martini. (Opens F...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 24 The title of this documentary is God Bless Ozzy Osbourne, though if you watched his reality show from last decade, you might have been tempted to say “God help Ozzy Osbourne.” The film, showing at a small number of...