Archive for April, 2014
The Fogg is one of the coolest-sounding new bands in North Texas.

New Wave

HEARSAY
Last weekend was all about the veterans. With Untapped Festival and a bunch of 4/20 shows, a lot of bands we all know and love got to enjoy the spotlight. This weekend is about the newbies. Just when you think you know all ther...


Danville Chadbourne’s “The Tenacious Mystery of Divergence”

Gallery

Artspace 111
GALLERY
Danville Chadbourne will be all over Artspace 111. As part of the Bryan native’s new solo show, his large ceramic sculptures will be on display on the grounds outside the gallery while his paintings will be exhibited inside. ...



Robert Redford makes a phone call before the cops can trace his signal in The Company You Keep.

Indie Film Roundup

Are these three low-budget movies with stars worth traveling to see?
KRISTIAN LIN
If you’re in Fort Worth, you’ll have to cover some territory to see the movies we’re discussing this week. That’s because their theatrical engagements are in Grapevine, Arlington, and Southlake. (Though one of them is a...


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Think Global, Eat Local

Co-ops, restaurants, and farmers are building the locavore movement in Fort Worth.
ERIC GRIFFEY
The wind was gusting so hard at the Ridgmar Farmers Market that neither hat nor hairdo was safe from its wrath. But Ashley Spencer had braved the wind to come buy local honey, even though she was still recovering from pneumonia...



Enchiladas Olé is a contemporary take on traditional Tex-Mex. Adrien P. Maroney

Say Olé!

The gourmet sauces are the real stars of this little Mexican eatery.
JIMMY FOWLER
It takes a lot of courage to open a restaurant. It takes courage plus confidence to open an enchilada joint in a neighborhood east of downtown Fort Worth that’s already full of taquerias, tortillerias, and other traditional M...


Brave Combo plays both Denton Arts & Jazz Fest and Prairie Fest this weekend.

The Great Outdoors

KRISTIAN LIN
There won’t be enough hours in this weekend to attend all of the different outdoor events going on, so you can just pick and choose which ones you’d like to use to take advantage of the lovely spring weather. Oenophiles are...



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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Tennessee Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 is here. • In some sheltered rocky campsite on the road to Tennessee, Dr. Schultz is taking his clothes down from a laundry line and putting them back on, while Django eats by a campfire. The doctor asks Django what he...


Local Music Videos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Southern Train Gypsy rocks terrifically hard. Kickass song. Great visuals, proving the band has a sense of humor –– more hardcore acts could stand to lighten up a little. “The Healing” is off the band’s sophomore albu...



NICK "TURTLE" PATTON OF IRVING WON FIRST PLACE AND $200 FOR HIS COSTUME THAT INCLUDED A LARGE JOINT. (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Hippies Make Comeback At Ridglea Theater

Jeff Prince
April 20 is a big day for folks who like to partake in the cannabis. The 420 connection is important in the weed culture. So Gas Pipe sponsored a ’70s flashback party at Ridglea Theater on Saturday night and featured Led ...


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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Texas Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Welcome to my insanely detailed series of posts about Django Unchained, containing all my thoughts and insights on Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-winning film. Some of you may remember me doing something similar for Black Swan...