Archive for August, 2014
Lo-Life Recordings is thinking big. The DIY Fort Worth collective/label has already begun doing what any good collective does: concentrate bands’ energy (and anxiety) on projects, including shows, events, and, of course, reco...
This month is the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, so we may hear a great deal about the weeks when the world almost died. But the past is a foreign country, a place where everything was in black-and-white and men ...
The last guest checked out long ago, but stories linger from the vanished hotel on Camp Bowie.
“Grand Hotel … always the same. People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.” — Dr. Otternschlag in the film Grand Hotel (1932). With West 7th Street canyonlands booming and Fort Worth’s museums growing in stature...
Fort Worth Weekly
I started my Flat Tire Columns last year when my Korean hot-rod broke down in Arlington (On Foot for Food, Dec. 13, 2011), and I was forced to go find a decent lunch on foot. Poor me, right? Wrong. Since then, I’ve come to en...
Part of the Q Cinema family, It Only Makes Me Laugh is a riot.
Fort Worth actor Kyle Trentham has a resume that includes theater, film, and TV, most notably shows like Barney, Wishbone, and Walker Texas Ranger. Onstage he recently appeared in the drama The Fifth Sun at Rose Marine Theatre....
With twin guitar leads and a double-bass attack, The Cosmic Trigger might pull off a crossover.
The Sword broke the barrier. The Austin quartet was one of the first heavy-metal bands to be embraced by the indie-rock community, not only receiving airplay on college radio stations nationwide but getting press, often good pr...
UNT Art Gallery
UNT’s retrospective of longtime professor and ceramics artist Elmer Taylor isn’t merely a show of his work. It’s also a look back at his life, replete with photographs, works by his students and mentors, and even some of ...
This Halloween comedy sends you home with less candy than expected.
This sounds like a canny piece of counterprogramming. Every year, the movie studios pollute October with another grim batch of horror sequels about ghosts, demons, and slashers. So why not go the other way and put out a Hallowe...
Six stories, three directors, and a hell of a lot of other stuff is in here.
Call a novel “unfilmable,” and you’re only waving a red flag in the face of certain filmmakers. David Mitchell’s novel Cloud Atlas has been called that for good reason — it’s an exercise in literary derring-do, cont...
This little UTA-area eatery has got your hangover cure — and more.
If owner Damodar Dahal has anything to do with it, momos will be the new hangover cure for students at the nearby University of Texas at Arlington. Dahal, a UTA grad, opened his small eatery, Momos & More, south of campus a...