Archive for April, 2014
BIGTICKET

Swish!

BIG TICKET
Though it isn’t the Final Four, the regional round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament offers up some tasty games –– the four surviving teams from the South region will stop by Cowboys Stadium this weekend. The firs...


marriageequality

Marriage Equality: Can We Hurry Up, Please?

JIMMY FOWLER
The most frustating thing about the marriage equality “debate” is being patient. Allowing gay partners to wed has become a no-brainer among most sane, intelligent adults, even those who find the thought of guys kissing guys...



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Wedgewood Couple Opens DIY Library In Their Front Yard

Eric Griffey
On South Drive in the Wedgewood area, two curious-looking bookcases that could easily be mistaken for extravagant mail boxes sit in the yard of Joseph and Sheila Beck. One of the bookcases has a red roof and is shaped a little ...


Joe Melgoza's winning 2013 Visionary Brew label. Photo by Lacie Lovelace.

Visionary Awards Party and Rahr

ANTHONY MARIANI
About 100 people came out last Thursday to Artspace 111 for our Third Annual Visionary Awards to celebrate our 2013 class of Visionary Artists –– multimedia artist and curator Lauren Cross, painter James Lassen, and actor/f...



Turner

Former County Official Files Discrimination Lawsuit

Eric Griffey
A Dallas law firm has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Tarrant County on behalf of Richard Gonzales, who was once the highest ranking Latino official in Tarrant County Juvenile Services. A press release from the law firm ...


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QT’s $4.44 Per Gallon Sign A Look Into Future?

Jeff Prince
This gas sign caught me off guard while I was driving on Jacksboro Highway and noticed it out of the corner of my eye. Uh, $4.44 for gas? Fortunately, it’s a QuikTrip convenience store and gas station that’s under c...



Park Chan-wook

Considering Park Chan-wook

Kristian Lin
The widening out of Park Chan-wook’s Stoker into Tarrant County theaters this weekend is a good time to revisit — or acquaint yourself with — the career of this unique filmmaker. He was born in Seoul in 1963, in time to c...


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St. Patrick’s Day Madness in Pictures

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thanks to local photographer Matt Martin for these great pics. And reports indicate that nearly $4,000 was raised for BrothersKeepers, a nonprofit for wounded U.S. veterans that gave away a Harley to some lucky winner. Thanks t...



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“Pocket Full of Art” at A5A

JIMMY FOWLER
Most theater companies just send out press releases to announce their upcoming seasons. But co-founders Johnny and Diane Simons of Hip Pocket Theatre like to turn everything into a celebration. Their philosophy is that life, li...


"HI AND WELCOME TO WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON!" (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Green Light Pistol And Shawn Fussell Battle It Out

Jeff Prince
You know it’s a party when Bob Camillone walks in the door. He’s a honcho at Forty Creek Whiskey Distillery and the first thing he did upon entering White Elephant Saloon last night was to buy a round of the amber c...