Archive for September, 2014
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I Want to Kill King Joffrey!

Kristian Lin
I’m waiting with bated breath for the season opener of Game of Thrones this Sunday. Though I should say that my breath is a little less bated because I don’t have HBO, so I’ve had to catch up to this show on disc and will...


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Daily Meal: Woodshed Smokehouse Is America’s 92nd Best Restaurant

Kristian Lin
Congratulations are in order for Tim Love’s Woodshed Smokehouse, which landed on The Daily Meal’s list of America’s 101 best restaurants this past week. It was the only Fort Worth restaurant to make the list, ...



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Farewell, “Companion”

JIMMY FOWLER
This Sunday (March 31) is the last day you’ll be able to catch the outdoor sculpture called Companion (Passing Through) sitting at the front doors of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Then the New York artist known as KAWS...


GREEN LIGHT PISTOL TAKES THE PRIZE (all photos by Jeff Prince)

There’s A New Sheriff In Town — Green Light Pistol

Jeff Prince
Two months of band battling came to a head last night at the 8th Annual Texas Music Showdown at White Elephant Saloon, pitting finalists Green Light Pistol against The Tyler Rogers Band.   The grand prize included studio t...



Michael Bradley

The USA Soccer Ladder

Kristian Lin
Having watched both the recent USA World Cup qualifiers — the 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in Denver’s driving snow, and the tense goalless thriller in Mexico City — I thought I’d assess where all of USA’s soccer playe...


Though stand-up comedy and live music are incorporated into the Kittens’ revue, the real stars are the women themselves.

Meow Mix

There’s more to The Velvet Kittens than just burlesque.
JIMMY FOWLER
At venues across North Texas, the theatrical dance ensemble known as The Velvet Kittens perform variety shows inspired by the classic styles of vaudeville, cabaret, and burlesque. But first-time audience members thinking about ...



G.I. Joe: Retaliation opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13) The sequel to the 2010 action movie has the remnants of the commando force being hunted by their own government after the president (Jonathan Pryce) is kidnapped and replaced by a master o...


The Jeff Corwin Experience comes to UTA Wed, March 27.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 Animal Planet viewers will recognize the name of Jeff Corwin. The conservationist and host of The Jeff Corwin Experience comes to UTA to discuss his work saving animal species from extinction. 100 Heartbeats: A Globa...



Hearsay

Flowing Again

HEARSAY
In the scant couple of years since the Rivercrest Yacht Club went dark, Fort Worth’s mainstream hip-hop scene has exploded. Dru B Shinin’, A-Roy, Tawaine Hall, Young Zeus, Doug Funnie, and a bunch of other non-gangsta rhyme...


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Up at the Crack of Egg

CHOW, BABY
Chow, Baby is useless on weekend mornings. If it weren’t for a puppy that insists on eating and occasionally going outside, I might never get out of bed. But there is one redeeming thing about such sloth: It leads to brunch. ...