Archive for December, 2014
Monty's Corner

Horne A-Plenty

A Dallas chef’s first Fort eatery, Monty’s Corner, is sinfully good.
JIMMY FOWLER
Shawn Horne might just be the Paula Deen of North Texas chefs. Horne earned raves for his fat-and-carb-laced chow at Dallas restaurants such as Horne & Dekker and Kitchen 1924. Perusing the menu of Monty’s Corner, his fir...


Reefer Maddness

Theater Roundup

Big Ticket
Lovers of the stage will enjoy an embarrassment of options this week. Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, about a playwright and an actress who encounter complications after leaving their previous spouses for each other, is a typi...



“Tomboy” at Q Cinema

Jimmy Fowler
A French film about gender identity with subtitles? Q Cinema doesn’t appear interested in trying to please Jane and Johnny Sixpack with its Spring Film Series entry Tomboy (2011). But if the warm reviews and international fes...


Molly Moncrief Among Auction Items?

Jeff Prince
A silent auction on April 5 might offer an unusual collection of propaganda material, including the comical portrait of former mayor Mike Moncrief with his beloved gas wells protruding from his noggin like Molly the longhorn. T...



Rahr Visionary Brew Label Finalists and Winner

Anthony Mariani
We received nearly 35 submissions from more than a dozen artists in our annual beer label contest for Rahr & Sons Brewing Company ’s Visionary Brew, brewed in honor of our annual Visionary Awards, three $500 cash awards g...


Visionary Awards Party Wrap-up

Anthony Mariani
A fantabulous night was enjoyed by nearly 200 folks last Thursday at Artspace 111. The occasion was our Second Annual Visionary Awards ceremony, the presentation of three $500 cash awards given to three outstanding up-and-comin...



More Thoughts on “The Hunger Games”

Kristian Lin
I read all three of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games novels in the space of a week last year, so you won’t be surprised to learn that I have many more thoughts than I was able to get into my review of the movie. I mentioned be...


Spring Gallery Night

Jimmy Fowler
If you’ve never attended one of the Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association’s annual Spring Gallery Nights, do yourself a favor and hit this Saturday night’s (Mar 24) 2012 edition. Officially, the evening is a loosely coord...



Fort Worth at South-by

Anthony Mariani
For me, I guess, going to South-by is a lot like going to Lola’s or The Grotto –– at the annual Austin festival, I’m usually watching a Fort Worth band, and I’m usually surrounded by Fort Worth people. In my old South...


Angels in Denton (Maybe)

Kristian Lin
There’s nothing unusual about a screening of Wim Wenders’ 1987 masterpiece Wings of Desire, except for the suspense over whether it’ll happen. Through his blog Adventures in Cinema, Andrew Welch is promoting a...