Archive for December, 2013
Another company tries home grocery delivery — with a green twist.
When Sherri Glaser saw an ad online a few months ago for Greenling, a home-delivery service specializing in local and organic food, she was eager to support the venture. When her third order came last Wednesday, she received a ...
Watercolor doesn’t have to be limited to paintings, as the new exhibit at UNT on the Square cheekily entitled H2OHUE/UNT demonstrates. This show has 3D works and film that are rendered in watercolor as well.
I ♥ Wes Anderson’s dreamy romantic adventure for kids.
All of Wes Anderson’s movies are children’s movies. That’s what I realized while watching his Moonrise Kingdom, a spellbinding piece of work that opens in Fort Worth this week. You’d think his 2009 animated film, Fantas...
Astronauts play with fire in Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel.
To answer your first question about Ridley Scott’s Prometheus: Yes, it is a prequel to his 1979 sci-fi classic Alien. The director has hemmed and hawed about that in public, but the final shot of his current movie leaves no d...
Nothing’s hoity-toity about this small local chain, but everything’s solid.
In any category of ethnic food, places that hew to their original tradition are usually better bets than the Americanized versions of same. But sometimes, ethnic and Americanized can be a good combo — as with Tang’s Pacific...
For some reason, John D. Graham is never mentioned among the giants of the abstract expressionist movement. Born Ivan Gratianovich Dombrowsky in Kiev in 1886, he had been a lawyer and a decorated veteran of World War I before h...
Mark Smith’s abstracted panoramas are drawn from nature and technology.
Painter Mark Smith, 60, came by his love of the natural world early. As a kid, he spent equal time in the countryside near Denton and in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, in a little house on a high plateau near the eastern edge of the R...
Al Armendariz, this region’s former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will speak at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing this week in Washington, D.C. The group is looking into the EPA’s...
Sad but not unexpected news comes to us from Japan: Yesterday, filmmaker Kaneto Shindô passed away just a month after his 100th birthday. Contrary to some news reports, Shindô was not the oldest currently active filmmaker. Hi...
Talk about harsh. Yardbarker.com blogged a bite of Tony Romo’s butt today, beginning with the headline “Tony Romo Spreads His Suck Across A Second Sport.” This article blames “the ruinous presence...