Archive for September, 2014
MOLLY HIGLEY AND HER CHILDREN.

Local Woman Up For Best Mom On Wheels Award

Jeff Prince
Want to participate in an online contest? You won’t win anything, but you might help a local woman win a $500 gift card. And that will make you feel super, man. The contest, put on by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foun...


Now You See Me opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Now You See Me (PG-13) Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, and Woody Harrelson star in this caper flick as a team of stage magicians who execute high-end robberies of capitalist robber barons. Also with Morgan F...



Historic Fort Worth’s Cowtown Cocktails is tonight, Wed, May 29 at 6pm at Thistle Hill.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 29 Historic Fort Worth’s Cowtown Cocktails event this evening is designed to attract new members under the age of 45. Guest speaker Trent Prim will discuss his award-winning work on helping homeowners update a 1925 Cr...


Last Call

2 to 2 Good

Fort Worth Weekly
About a year and a half ago, I took a date to this place on Hwy. 377 called Randi’s 2 to 2. I had a good time, and I wrote a column about it, musing over what I thought was a pretty positive experience. Despite whatever nice ...



chow

Judging the Wild Side

Fort Worth Weekly
My Eastside friends always complain about how there are no restaurants in their neck of the woods. It’s true that neither Tim Love nor Jon Bonnell is likely scouting Eastside locales as a place to expand, but there’s got to...


static

Round up the Usual Suspects

STATIC
Static is working hard on a new filing system. For example, the file marked “Not At All Surprising But Still Disappointing” is filled with news bits relating to Arlington Heights High School. Though Fort Worth Weekly has sp...



War

Less Fighting, More Fear

Let’s figure out why there are fewer wars going on these days.
GWYNNE DYER
Imagine for a moment that all the wars of the world have come to a peaceful conclusion. Most violent crime against people and property has been eradicated. The worst outbreak of violence in the world in the past 24 hours has be...


The Hanna Barbarians have got a van. And a plan. Look out.

Barbs’ Pop-Off Tour

HEARSAY
So The Hanna Barbarians got a van: a 2010 15-passenger Chevy. The reason? Oh, just a short but undoubtedly intense tour through Austin, Waco, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Nashville, and Memphis. I know what you’re thinking. This...



Whitney Coulter and Christopher Piper star in Jubilee’s latest, set during the Harlem Renaissance.

Incomplete Kiss

Jubilee’s latest is bright but not as rich as it could have been.
JIMMY FOWLER
“I don’t fit into your father’s plan of creating a new batch of upper-crust Negroes,” declares Harlem jazz musician Jimmy (Oris Phillips Jr.) to his longtime casual girlfriend Yolande Du Bois (Whitney Coulter). It happe...


For American Bedouin’s debut album, Carter played the doumbek, a Middle Eastern hand-drum.

Man for All Seasons

Joey Carter doesn’t care what instrument he’s playing — the music’s all that matters.
EDWARD BROWN
Depending on which night you’re fortunate enough to catch local jazzbo Joey Carter, he could be playing anything. He’s been known to wail on the organ with local fusion pioneers Bertha Coolidge, tickle the vibraphone in str...