Archive for October, 2014
DON YOUNG WAS SURPRISED TO FIND A STRANGER WACKING DOWN HIS FRONT YARD WILDLIFE HABITAT EARLIER THIS WEEK.

Mystery Of The Mad Wacker Solved

Jeff Prince
After hearing about the Mad Wacker who attacked Don Young’s wildlife habitat, I decided to get all private investigatory. Young wrote down the man’s license plate, and yesterday I looked up the records, found the ma...


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Spring Artsgoggle 2013

JIMMY FOWLER
This Saturday (May 18) 4-10pm, the Spring 2013 Artsgoggle event takes place at 69 different locations in Fort Worth’s Near Southside neighborhood. (It’s free, by the way.) Paintings, photographs, sculptures, video art, and ...



Star Trek Into Darkness opens Thursday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Star Trek Into Darkness (PG-13) Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) leads the crew of the Enterprise on a manhunt for a rogue Federation operative (Benedict Cumberbatch). Also with Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Simon Pe...


Handel’s Giulio Cesare broadcasts at 6:30pm at various movie theaters.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 The season of Metropolitan Opera broadcasts ends with an encore presentation of Handel’s Giulio Cesare, an off-the-wall and widely acclaimed production that re-imagines Julius Caesar and his fellow Romans as 19th-c...



Chow

Cross Her Palm with a Burrito

CHOW, BABY
Chow, Baby recently went to a psychic to get my tea leaves read. I’m not a big believer in the paranormal, astrology, voodoo, or any other manner of mumbo jumbo. But some friends decided to make a night of it, so I went along...


Hearsay

Music Awards Is Here

HEARSAY
So the ballot for our 16th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards is out . Lotsa bands on there, right? Too many? Nah. In compiling the ballot with my nominating committee –– local club owners, booking agents, Hall of Famers...



Guest

The Scruffy American

Lounging in our bathrobes as the world burns …
E.R. BILLS
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ponder odd things. Usually it happens when my slumber has been interrupted in the small hours by a stray noise, a passing train, or a disagreement with something I ate. Then there’s a though...


Last Call

The Mule Still Kicks

LAST CALL
I moved to the west side of town a couple months ago, and while I miss the convenience of living within staggering distance of the bars on West Magnolia Avenue, renting a place over in Ridgmar has reacquainted me with a couple ...



DEBORA AND DON YOUNG ARE THE PROUD PARENTS OF A NATIVE PRAIRIE YARD. (jeff prince file photo from 2006)

Mad Wacker Loose In Fort Worth; Hide Your Milkweed

Jeff Prince
Nobody is prouder of their front yard than Don and Debora Young, East Side environmentalists and unofficial caretakers of Tandy Hills Natural Area. Their yard is a canvas of native grasses and wildflowers that represent how the...


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Water Board Waves

STATIC
Mary Kelleher’s first meeting as a Tarrant Regional Water District board member ought to be interesting. The political newcomer blasted the agency and incumbent board members during her campaign, and it’s doubtful they will...