Archive for July, 2014

Bring On The Weird Beasts

Jimmy Fowler
I’ve been looking for Halloween season reports of “weird animal” phenomena to rival last year’s chupacabra sightings in Texas. Rural dwellers must have cut back on the bathtub meth and Kentucky Deluxe in 2011, because L...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Patriots

Jeff Prince
Dallas Who? Cowboys What? How’s this for an off aside — Go Rangers! Ah, how the other cleat drops. Seems like only recently — Aug. 27 to be exact — a Cowboys preseason game drew fives times more TV eyes ...



FW Redistricting Hearing Set for Tuesday at City Hall

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   Notice: Fort Worth City Council Redistricting Public Hearing coming up Tuesday evening, 7 p.m.., October 18 at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton, Council Chamber. Topic: Adding two more council seats to the 8-1 plan in place si...


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Considering Anna Faris

Kristian Lin
I spent Saturday watching Anna Faris host a pretty good episode of Saturday Night Live that she didn’t contribute much to. Coming on the heels of What’s Your Number?, which is rapidly and deservedly fading from our movie th...



First 101 Visitors Free to Kimbell Tomorrow

Anthony Mariani
Tomorrow (Sunday), Kimbell Art Museum (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Cultural District, 817-332-8451) is offering a pretty sweet deal: free admission to the first 101 visitors to the opening of the Cultural District institution’s ill...


“Footloose”: Actor by Actor

Kristian Lin
Chris Penn and Kevin Bacon, 1984 Miles Teller and Kenny Wormald, 2011 I wanted to compare and contrast the actors playing the same roles in each version of Footloose, but I didn’t have the space to do this in my review of the...



Chill With Chris

Jeff Prince
Telegraph Canyon is among the freakiest of bands, cramming a large number of musicians and instruments onto small stages and playing anthem-ish, acoustic based alt-rock that kicks major ass. And when you strip everything away a...


Circle’s New Website

Jimmy Fowler
Circle Theatre is, of course, already one of the top purveyors of live theater in North Texas. Now they’re preparing to step up their online presence with a new website launching next month. They’re currently working with t...



Ranch Bash On Saturday

Jeff Prince
This Saturday’s weather is supposed to be pleasant and sunny, so heading out to LaGrave Field for Ranch Bash 2011 sounds like a sure bet for fun. The musical lineup features some of Texas Music’s hottest acts: Casey...


Calvin Tillman After The Storm

Jeff Prince
Remember the former mayor of DISH who fled the city after gas drillers turned it into an industrial site? Tillman and some of his townsfolk fought a long time against state laws and regulatory agencies that are geared toward pr...