Archive for July, 2014
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Broke But Stylish American Airlines Wants New Look

Jeff Prince
It’s not often you see Fort Worth-based American Airlines in a fashion magazine. Then again, struggling airlines don’t often hire fancy New York designers to revamp employee uniforms. StyleBistro is excited — ...


BOBBY BARE JR.

Bobby Bare Jr. At Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge

Jeff Prince
The musical son of legendary Nashville entertainer Bobby Bare is in town tonight. Bobby Bare Jr. hasn’t hit his dad’s heights as far as record sales, popularity, and hardware goes, but the Americana roots rocker put...



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Django Reinhardt Festival at A5A

JIMMY FOWLER
How cool is 20th century guitarist Django Reinhardt? So cool, Sean Penn faints at the mere mention of his name. More accurately, Sean Penn’s character in Woody Allen’s 1999 movie Sweet and Lowdown swoons every time someone ...


Travel Air 5000

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, No It’s…Oh Wait, It Is A Plane

Jeff Prince
A rare airplane that once belonged to Amon G. Carter is being offered for sale to the Veterans Memorial Air Park, a group dedicated to preserving and promoting Fort Worth’s city’s history of aviation. Now comes the hard...



Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (R) Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow) directs this fantasy starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as grown-up versions of the fairy-tale siblings, who now travel the world exterminating wi...


Off the Wall: Maverick Quilts now at the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 23 The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame pays tribute to unorthodox quilting designs with Off the Wall: Maverick Quilts. The appropriately titled show (which thankfully wasn’t titled Crazy Quilts) features quil...



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Listen Up, Pilgrim

STATIC
A city slicker was wondering out loud why people bother to visit the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo since it’s crowded, pricey, and rather hokey when you think about it. Youngsters showing off lambs, pigs, and cows that th...


Metro

Trap, No Shoot

A new city ordinance aims to humanely reduce feral cat colonies.
ANNABELLE MASSEY MALLOY
Three weeks after a new “trap, neuter, return” city ordinance took effect on Jan. 1 in response to an out-of-control feral cat population in Fort Worth, local animal advocates and city officials were chasing down a rumor wi...



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Sundancing Whiskey

LAST CALL
Every once in awhile, I sit down and write a list of life goals. The next time I do this, I’m adding “acquire celebrity gift bag” to the list. The way I see it, if there comes a day when I’m standing in front of a mansi...


Hearsay

We Heart Sparkle Tunnel

HEARSAY
Not counting what you see at wedding receptions, perhaps the most common form of dee-jaying is the kind on display seemingly every night in swanky Dallas nightclubs, if we’re to believe our friends at the Dallas Observer, who...