Archive for October, 2014
The Perks of Being a Wallflower opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13) Stephen Chbosky adapts his own best-selling novel about a Pittsburgh kid (Logan Lerman) who navigates through his freshman year of high school after a stay in a mental hospital. ...


Good Grub

Good Grub 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
Late-Night Dining In just a couple years, late-night grub choices in the Fort have gone from pancakes and salmonella to a booming scene rich with variety and present at virtually every corner. In the West 7th Street corridor, T...



People & Politics

People & Politics 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
Thing Tarrant County Needs Critic’s choice: Another Super Bowl Super Bowl XLV in 2011 went awry thanks to crazy bad weather, ticket mishaps, and the fact that the Dallas Cowboys missed a rare opportunity to both play in and h...


Best Of 2012, Fort Worth Culture

Culture 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
  Solo Dance Performances Critic’s choice: (tie) Leticia Oliveira, Carolyn Judson, and Michele Gifford Oliveira and Judson alternated in the title role of Texas Ballet Theater’s Giselle, bringing different views of the...



Best Of 2012

Shaking Things Up

GAYLE REAVES
Stop. Wait. What was that? That rumbling that just shook the foundation, ever so slightly? In North Texas these days, that might just be a quake. Yes, folks, in the land that has endured twisters, wildfires, blue northers, and ...


Hey yo, hey yo, hey yo, hey yo! These girls look good. Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Brittany Snow, Anna Kendrick, and Alexis Knapp in "Pitch Perfect."

Pitch Perfect: College Notes

It’s the Bring It On of a cappella singing competitions!
KRISTIAN LIN
Between Glee, YouTube, and TV’s various singing competition shows, our pop culture is awash in cover songs like never before. That’s why the spectacle of a bunch of mostly white college girls covering Blackstreet’s “No ...



BRAD PITT PORTRAYED SERIAL KILLER EARLY GRACE IN KALIFORNIA.

Voter Registration Ends Soon For Big Election

Jeff Prince
Vote early, but don’t vote Early. The Nov. 6 general election is approaching. If you want to have a say in the matter, you need to be registered. Texas isn’t a swing state so don’t expect to have much say in t...


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District Allows Male Principals To Spank Teen Girls

Andrew McLemore
When a male vice principal in the Springtown school district, northwest of Fort Worth, spanked two teenage girls with a paddle, he violated district policy. Not a policy preventing the spanking of young girls, mind you, but the...



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Harry Houdini Coming to Fort Worth

ANTHONY MARIANI
Every year on the anniversary of Harry Houdini’s 1926 death, Halloween, magic enthusiasts from all over the world gather in a predetermined city to celebrate the legendary escape artist’s life –– and to try to communica...


Co-owner of Whiskey Girl Saloon, Trent Debth wants to bring indie-rock (and some country) to the Stockyards.

Whiskey Girl Saloon Opening Soon

ANTHONY MARIANI
Make room, Lola. There’s a new girl in town.   Joining Shipping & Receiving on the Southside and Arnetic on Race Street is Whiskey Girl Saloon (2413 Ellis Av), another new venue specializing in local, original music....