Archive for September, 2014
Born on a Sunday runs thru Fri at Hays Theatre.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 14 Local playwright T.J. Walsh wrote a play about 19th-century Swedish playwright August Strindberg and his tumultuous problems with mental illness, unorthodox religious beliefs, state censorship, and relationships with...


Last Call

Why We Go to Joe T.’s

LAST CALL
If you’ve lived here long enough, you know that when out of towners come to visit and when the weather’s nice, you stand a good chance of going to Joe T. Garcia’s. And it doesn’t even matter if you think the food is ove...



HB

Hanna Barbarians Redux

HEARSAY
The Hanna Barbarians are an interesting bunch, to say the least. They’re kind of like their own little scene and not only because there are, like, 20 people in the band. (There are six. But you get the point.) It was just a c...


Texas_Flag

If At First You Don’t Secede…

JIMMY FOWLER
Lots of ink has been spilled over an Arlington dude named Micah H., who filed a petition for Texas to secede from the union in the wake of Obama’s decisive victory. About eighty thousand freedom-loving patriots have signed on...



Courtesy Buffalo West Facebook

Get Stuffed at Buffalo West

CHOW, BABY
Is anyone else obsessed with those restaurant fix-it shows, like Restaurant Impossible and Kitchen Nightmares? I can’t get enough of British chefs yelling at hapless American restaurateurs, reducing them to blubbering childre...


The Solo Sol folks find themselves the elder statesmen and -women of a scene within a scene, all revolving around Dreamy Soundz.

Solo Sol: Dreamgaze

With walls of sound and lofty pedigrees, this Fort Worth sextet is finally arriving.
ERIC GRIFFEY
Sarah Reagan’s voice is to dream-pop sextet Solo Sol what Helen of Troy’s face was to the Trojan War, but instead of a thousand ships, Reagan’s languid, willowy pipes have launched a thousand songs. Co-frontman Robert Bra...



A screenshot of the Delga Park video shows how dangerous gas-drilling disposal tanks can be. Calvin Tillman

Filming Dirty Air

Public safety advocates document harmful gas emissions from injection wells.
PETER GORMAN
The short video opens with a shot of a Chesapeake-produced water tank beneath a beautiful blue sky on the near East Side of Fort Worth. An infrared camera is turned on. Instantly the blue sky disappears, and in its place billow...


Dr. Seuss’ “Untitled”

Gallery

Milan Gallery
GALLERY
Milan Gallery has scored a coup this month with Dr. Seuss’ Secrets of the Deep, a retrospective of the beloved children’s book author/illustrator’s 70-year career, focusing on his lesser known and more grown-up drawings. ...



(photo by bayasaa)

Yeeeeeeeee Hawwwwwwww!

Jeff Prince
It only cost $70 to fill up ol’ Betsy this morning. That’s a saving of $15 compared to earlier this year when gas was closing in on $4 a gallon. I’m going to take my $15 and treat myself to a decadent lunch. H...


Daniel Day-Lewis fights for freedom in Lincoln.

Lincoln: Long Live the Union

Daniel Day-Lewis overshadows Steven Spielberg’s political drama.
KRISTIAN LIN
Here we are in 2012, and Steven Spielberg is still surprising me. Because Lincoln has been released one week after a presidential election, everyone is inevitably dissecting his movie for political content and its relevance to ...