Archive for April, 2014

TNL Goes Out In Soulful Style

Jeff Prince
Tonight marks the final show of the season for Fort Worth Weekly‘s concert series Thursday Night Live at Central Market. And what better way to go out than with mister soul himself Josh Weathers. The show is free, the sea...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Three Musketeers (PG-13) Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil, Event Horizon) directs this latest version of Alexandre Dumas père’s novel starring Logan Lerman as D’Artagnan, who teams up with Athos, Porthos, and...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 19 REAL School Gardens is a local movement encouraging North Texas elementary-school students to learn about our world through tending community gardens. You can learn about this organization (and get some free food) at...


Milk of Aggie Kindness

Static
Gov. Rick Perry, the guy who routinely tells Washington to shove it, refuses federal money out of principle, fantasizes about seceding from the union, and never met a death row inmate he didn’t want to help into the hereafter...



Killer or Filler?

New albums by Sarah Jaffe and A-Roy lead the hit parade.
ZACK SHLACHTER
Sarah Jaffe, The Way Sound Leaves a Room. For her third release, Sarah Jaffe has issued an EP containing five demos, an alternate version of her most identifiable song, and two covers. The Way Sound Leaves a Room also contains ...


Drilling and Nukes: Bad Match?

JEFF PRINCE
Concerns about gas drilling near the Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant are prompting some observers to question state and federal agencies that insist the drilling is safe.



Zio Carlo Brew Pub:

Old World Charm
Last Call
Walking down Magnolia to the convenience store on College Avenue the other day, I had the idea that I would grab a beer on my way to buying a Red Bull. I was procrastinating, avoiding writing at home, you see, and I figured tha...


Sacred Line to EPIC RUINS

Hearsay
Every time EPIC RUINS plays, it’s a pretty big deal. Even if drummer/co-songwriter Jordan Richardson didn’t have a full-time job backing big-timer Ben Harper and did live here, an ER show would still be an event, a highly m...



Perrys on the Run

But don’t count Goodhair out.
DAVE McNEELY
Anita Perry was complaining recently in South Carolina that the other Republican presidential hopefuls are picking on her husband.


Low Heat

A famous director’s daughter makes an uninspired debut.
KRISTIAN LIN
After several decades’ worth of movie directors’ sons taking up their fathers’ line of work, now we’re seeing directors’ daughters do the same, and not a minute too soon. The results have been unsurprisingly mixed. On...