Archive for October, 2014
"The moor" totally kicks Damien Hirst's ass.

Museum Swap: Bernini

ANTHONY MARIANI
There’s this really ridiculous, rarely fun game I play called Museum Swap, in which I try to picture an exhibit at one of our major museums –– the Carter, Kimbell, or Modern –– in either one or both of the other two. ...


Close-up View of a Phonograph

National Record Store Day

JIMMY FOWLER
You’ve probably heard that tomorrow (Saturday April 20) is national Damn We Sure Love Weed Day, or whatever the official title of the unofficial 4/20 holiday is. But did you also know that it’s National Record Store Day? Ch...



Whiskey Folk Ramblers headline our next Friday on the Green, May 10.

2013 Friday on the Green Lineup

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thousands of music lovers piled into Magnolia Green Park on the Near Southside last Friday for the first edition of Friday on the Green, a free seasonal outdoor concert series put on by Fort Worth South Inc. and your friends he...


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Coming Out of Her Shell

Eric Griffey
On almost an acre of land in Northwest Fort Worth, near Azle, Jaime Stephens enjoys a slower pace — not because her suburban life is dull and easy-going, but because of the company she keeps on her property. Stephens̵...



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Local Scrapper Is Among Country’s Best

Jeff Prince
Stealing copper and other metals is a quick-cash industry for organized criminals and the perennially unemployed denizens of the outdoors. Thieves steal copper from schools, which creates huge repair bills and can lead to tempo...


Side Effects re-opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Side Effects (R) Steven Soderbergh’s clever thriller stars Rooney Mara as a suicidal woman whose struggles with depression overwhelm her when her husband (Channing Tatum) returns home from prison. Mara does her best ...



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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 17 Like his contemporary George Gershwin, Vincent Youmans was a successful Broadway songwriter before his career was cut short — he left show business in 1934, at the age of 36. You can hear his talent for songcraft w...


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The Legacy Grows

STATIC
Last week’s cover story (“Toxic Legacy,” April 10) stirred up more than just some bad memories. Back in the ’70s and ’80s, Fort Worth-based Southern Anodizing/Technicoat Inc., hired teenagers for jobs that included il...



Last Call

4/20: Shaka Brah

LAST CALL
Months ago, I had a story idea that I was going to pitch to Weekly editor Gayle Reaves as a Second Thought column. I’d planned to use the space to develop this thoughtfully researched argument in favor of legalizing marijuana...


The Unlikely Candidates have been around. (Lisa Cawthron photo from their Facebook page.)

An Unlikely Hit

HEARSAY
Last week, The Unlikely Candidates did something pretty unlikely: They got signed by a major label (“Atlantic Records Signs The Unlikely Candidates,” Blotch, April 12). If someone had told you two weeks ago that a Fort Wort...