Archive for April, 2014
The Australian lamb chops with risotto and blueberry chutney are popular at The Wild Mushroom. Lee Chastain

Wild Wild Western

The Western-modern Wild Mushroom is worth the flood of orange cones.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Weatherford’s culinary advances over the past few years now include several white- tablecloth establishments, including the upscale-casual Wild Mushroom Steakhouse and Lounge. The three-year-old restaurant is located off the ...


Corrie Donovan is a featured soloist at the Modern Music Festival.

Music of the Now

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Fort Worth’s contemporary classical music scene is in much better shape now than it was 10 years ago. It’s not just the universities and specialist groups like Other Arts and Sounds Modern (which held a concert just last we...



The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. COURTESY OF KENT WANG.

Taking The Axe To Arts Funding, City Council Plays Blame Game

Andrew McLemore
Arts lovers once again took to the podium Tuesday in an attempt to dissuade the Fort Worth City Council from cutting $267,000 from arts funding. About 40 showed up to council wearing T-shirts supportive of arts funding, with at...


The Denton courthouse. PHOTO COURTESY OF QUESTERMARK

Mother Earth Loves Denton: Magazine Awards ‘Green’ City

Andrew McLemore
The City of Denton, or the “Austin of the North,” as its residents love to say, earned a spot on Mother Earth News‘ annual list of  “Great Places You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of.” The magazine...



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Save the Twinkie!

Jimmy Fowler
Much ink has been spilled criticizing Chicago teachers for their strike. Not nearly enough attention has been paid to another evil, selfish union right here in North Texas. One group of area workers threatens to imperil the lif...


THIS SHAMAN WAS SPOTTED IN A SEATTLE FOREST YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, WAVING A CHICKEN BONE OVER A VOODOO DOLL THAT LOOKED A LOT LIKE TONY ROMO.

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Seattle And The Curse

Jeff Prince
Forget sleepless, the Dallas Cowboys were addled, embattled, and rattled in Seattle. Worse, quarterback Tony Romo was re-cursed. The Seahawks made Alfred Hitchcock proud as they swarmed and pecked the Cowboys into bloody submis...



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Rahr: “Official” Beer of Your Dallas Cowboys

ANTHONY MARIANI
I don’t know if Dallas has a brewery. I don’t spend any time there and don’t have any reason to follow Dallas-centric food/spirits journalism. But I do know that Fort Worth has a brewery, that everybody loves it, and that...


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BREAKING NEWS: Grand jury indicts SMU student on rape charge

One SMU panel has found him “guilty,” another “not guilty”
By Natalie Posgate, Brooks Igo. and Patricia Boh
Editor’s note: Fort Worth Weekly has reported several times over the last several years about controversies regarding the reporting and handling of crime on college campuses, in Texas and nationally. Included in that coverage...



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Live Oak to Work With Spune?

ANTHONY MARIANI
More changes are afoot at The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, the plush venue/bar/restaurant that recently opened on the Near Southside. A month ago, Live Oak owner Bill Smith hired Jamie Kinser, co-owner and co-founder of Bl...


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You’re an Imbecile, Sam Bacile

Kristian Lin
Let’s say I find myself a really long, sharp stick. Let’s say I take that stick and go poking an elephant with it repeatedly. Let’s say the elephant gets mad, goes on a rampage, and kills somebody else. Finall...