Archive for November, 2014

Lamar Odom No Longer Responding

Jeff Prince
Lamar Odom was shown whining and moping during his reality TV show last night, which was filmed shortly after his arrival here from Los Angeles in December. My body isn’t responding, Odom kept saying on last night’s...


Help the ‘Phibs Get a Home

Jimmy Fowler
There are a lot of terrific Tarrant County performing arts organizations that need your support. But over the past few years, Amphibian Productions has truly distinguished itself with a series of knock-your-socks off comedies a...



Hip Tips: Music Notes

Anthony Mariani
Dallas-based Hand Drawn Records will release its debut compilation CD on Saturday, Apr. 14, with a celebratory concert featuring three HDR artists –– Fort Worth/Dallas’ Exit 380, Fort Worth’s Secret Ghost Champion, and ...


Shea Seger in “We Bought a Zoo” (Sort Of)

Kristian Lin
Cameron Crowe’s comedy We Bought a Zoo is out on DVD this week, and even though I didn’t care for the movie when it hit theaters last December, I was intrigued by a minor mystery about it involving Fort Worth singer...



American Idol Hollie Cavanagh Say Wha?

Jeff Prince
Our North Texas gal is still hanging on at American Idol. McKinney native Hollie Cavanagh, 18, narrowly missed being voted out last night. She is now a proud member of the Top 7. Cavanagh is sweet as she can be, but she wonR...


Perdition Debut Out Tomorrow

Anthony Mariani
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the day to get your grubby mitts on an album of pure, unbridled, unapologetic pop-punkery, Hispanola, the debut full-length by Perdition, the Fort Worth quartet whose song “Race for the Rabid” made He...



Unusual Night At Battle Of Bands

Jeff Prince
Rules were broken last night at the 7th Annual Texas Music Showdown in the Stockyards semi-finals competition. But that’s okay. It means next Wednesday’s championship at White Elephant Saloon will feature three band...


Hip Pocket Fundraiser

Jimmy Fowler
You don’t get to use the word “Fellini-esque” very often in life, but that’s as accurate a description as any for the work done by Hip Pocket Theatre. These are performers who’ve incorporated their art seamlessly into...



Chris Blay stands for art.

Frank’s Smarter

Christopher Blay is growing into a one-man army.
Anthony Mariani
Though multimedia artist Christopher Blay definitely has a signature style, the 44-year-old Fort Worthian had something of an epiphany last week, when he attended a lecture at Southern Methodist University by Chicago artist The...


American Reunion opens Friday

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: American Reunion (R) Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (the Harold and Kumar movies) take over the series, as the whole gang from American Pie returns for their class reunion. Starring Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott...