Archive for December, 2014

EPA’s Al Armandariz Resigns

Peter Gorman
Al Armendariz, administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 6 office in Dallas, resigned from that agency on April 29, following a firestorm that was created when sensational remarks he made at a 2010 to...


Texans Rally Against ‘War on Women’

Andrew McLemore
Thousands of women, men and children from across the state gathered at the southern steps of the Capital on Saturday to protest state laws that they say curtail basic human rights for women. Organized primarily by the group Uni...



Mark Cuban’s Gift To The World

Jeff Prince
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban might have delivered the final wake-up call when he grew tired of the listless attitude and lazy play of Lamar Odom and sent him packing. TMZ is reporting today that Odom is ending the Khloe &a...


National Press Yawns At Cowboys Draft

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys executives are probably waking up with heads sore from celebratory imbibing, and rotator cuffs stiff from patting themselves on the back after this weekend’s NFL draft. The local sports media seems pleased ...



Live Theatre League Awards

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth theatergoers, take note: Many of the coolest Tarrant County stage actors, directors, designers, technicians, volunteers, and philanthropists will gather together for the Live Theatre League of Tarrant County’s 2012...


Jerry Jones Takes Bright Path To Morris Claiborne

Jeff Prince
The greatest local sports minds — well, okay, my drinking buddies — pretty much agree that Dallas Cowboys owner and general mis-manager Jerry Jones made a smart, daring move by drafting LSU cornerback Morris Claibor...



You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Jimmy Fowler
Local news sites have been buzzing about the little boy who didn’t get what he wanted at last night’s Rangers v. Yankees game. Mitch Moreland tossed a foul ball in the general direction of the kid. It was retrieved instead ...


Americans Like To Water

Andrew McLemore
The Arlington City Council killed a motion to enact permanent water restrictions after several residents lambasted the idea as “un-American.” The mayors of Fort Worth, Dallas, Irving and Arlington publicly called fo...



The Raven opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Raven (R) John Cusack stars in this thriller as Edgar Allan Poe, who’s called on to help solve a string of murders in 19th-century Baltimore that are based on his horror stories. Also with Luke Evans, Alice Eve, ...


UNT Symphony Orchestra performs at 8pm at Winspear Hall in Denton.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 25 UNT Symphony Orchestra closes out its season with some heavy religiosity this evening. Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms are on the bill, but most intriguing is Britten’s Serenad...