Archive for December, 2014
Vera: “I live here by myself, and I’m handicapped, so I can’t get in there and make meals.” Jeff Prince

No Sequester on Hunger

Meals on Wheels clients are feeling the bite of federal funding cuts.
JEFF PRINCE
Automatic federal funding cuts known as sequestrations are trickling down and coming dangerously close to the stomachs of poor, elderly, and disabled Tarrant County residents who receive home-delivered meals. The measure that t...


Allie Pohl’s “Untitled”

Gallery

UNT on the Square
GALLERY
The cultural and artistic history of Iran is not only rich but also unique, owing to the country’s origins as a non-Arab, non-Muslim society. Despite an oppressive government and continued political upheavals, it continues to...



Nicole Kidman and the family secrets are spied on by Mia Wasikowska in Stoker.

Stoker: India and Korea

Your family is nowhere near as messed up as the one in this chiller.
KRISTIAN LIN
A few months ago, I wrote about the wave of South Korean filmmakers coming to America. That wave reaches much higher tide with Stoker, a slow-churning, delicately crafted psychological thriller that crawls under your skin. The ...


Tina Fey has a bit of trouble coping with her life and work in "Admission."

I Accept Admission

Tina Fey gives it the old college try in this comedy.
KRISTIAN LIN
Like all right-thinking persons, I adore Tina Fey. Yet for all her glorious work on TV, she still hasn’t made the great comedy film that we all know her to be capable of. Her latest, Admission, falls agonizingly short of grea...



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Third Annual Visionary Awards

ANTHONY MARIANI
Lauren Cross Lauren Cross is new to Fort Worth, but the Houston native is already making an impact. Along with creating multimedia art (more on that later), she is founder, curator, and owner of WoCA Projects, a new gallery and...


Tribeca owner Sage Sakiri serves up smoked foie gras with a grape and apple salad. Lee Chastain

Tri It

Tribeca Americana Bistro & Lounge is a blockbuster in Colleyville.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
If you’ve lived in Tarrant County for any length of time, you likely remember when Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus in Hurst seemed to be the edge of the Earth. My, how times have changed. Colleyville and nearby Gr...



A Bright New Boise plays at Circle Theatre, Mar 21-Apr 13.

My Own Private Idaho

BIG TICKET
Circle Theatre continues to keep our theater scene fresh and relevant, opening the quietly disquieting A Bright New Boise this week. Samuel D. Hunter’s play, which debuted in New York in 2010, takes place entirely in the brea...


Visionary Awards

Rahr Visionary Brew Label Finalists Announced

ANTHONY MARIANI
As part of our annual Visionary Awards, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company crafts a special brew for us. Since the awards are all about celebrating the arts, we hold an open contest to design the label. Below are the names of this...



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Trick Shot Artist Mike Massey At Rack Daddy’s

Jeff Prince
The guy who wrote the book on pool hall trick shots will be wowing people in the flesh tonight. Mike Massey is putting on a free exhibition at 7 pm at Rack Daddy’s, 4701 Citylake Blvd E. The Hall of Famer will even accept...


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Mark Cuban Finally Out-Classes Somebody But It’s Only Trump

Jeff Prince
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and real estate developer Donald Trump aren’t known for their stoic and sensible demeanor. Cuban’s the guy you don’t want to sit beside at a basketball game, and Trump is the ...