Archive for September, 2014
Visionary Awards

Design a Rahr Beer Label

ANTHONY MARIANI
In anticipation of our Third Annual Visionary Awards, to be awarded to three outstanding up-and-coming Fort Worth artists in various disciplines, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company is crafting a special beer for us, the Visionary ...


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Arlington Grapples With Spring Break Rep

JIMMY FOWLER
I hope you’re happy, Arlington tourism officials. The city’s police have been forced to put a “no refusal” policy in place for DWI suspects during this week’s spring break. I think we all know the reason for this ...



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Yarn Bomb Explodes on Magnolia Ave.

Eric Griffey
If you’ve been on West Magnolia Avenue in the Southside over the last week, you might have noticed colorful knitted coverings on trees, street lights, bike racks, and other seemingly mundane objects that would otherwise b...


GREEN LIGHT PISTOL'S WOMANLY FOOTWEAR (all photos on this post by Jeff Prince)

Estrogen Infuses Battle Of Bands At White Elephant

Jeff Prince
Female power ruled the White Elephant Saloon during last night’s 8th Annual Texas Music Showdown. Red Dirt/Texas Music is densely populated by hairy-legged guitar slangers singing about home, heartache, hangovers, and hea...



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Swiss Pastry Shop’s Hans Muller Passed Away

Eric Griffey
I guess the good Lord couldn’t wait anymore for a piece of black forest cake. Last night Fort Worth lost a culinary icon. Hans Muller, the founder and longtime owner of the Swiss Pastry Shop, passed away. His son Hans Pet...


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“Acting 101″ at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Actor and director Andy Baldwin (pictured left with Lee Jamison) has been a frequent presence on North Texas stages over the last few years. Besides directing a stellar production of Charles Busch’s The Tale of the Allergist...



"Oz the Great and Powerful" opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Oz the Great and Powerful (PG) Sam Raimi directs this adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s novel, starring James Franco as the man from Kansas who is destined to be the Wizard of Oz. Also with Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Mich...


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Fort Worth in His Rearview Mirror

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The Don Quixote character who picketed, protested, and pummeled city officials the most over urban drilling during the past decade has finally gone and done it. He’s put his house on the market. Don Young has been talking abo...



Letters

Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
Legalize It To the editor: Hey, I just wanted to say thank you for Jeff Prince’s story “Buying American” (Jan. 23, 2013). Marijuana legalization is a hot topic these days, and the material presented was excellent, featuri...


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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 6 UNT Symphony Orchestra plays this evening with the school’s Concerto Competition winners. Seven pieces of music will be heard in all, including Sibelius’ Violin Concerto and Ravel’s glorious Piano Concerto for t...