Archive for July, 2014
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Yet Another Reason To Remember the Alamo

Jeff Prince
The woman who is paid $85,000 a year to administrate the Alamo has been accused of sexting nude photos on her work phone. I’m pretty sure Betsy Ross did the same thing.  


TTA 5

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route from Verona to Fidenza

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...



Math Nerd

Mac Engel Is Killing The Star-Telegram

Eric Griffey
In the daily newspaper biz the sports section sells papers. Since that’s always been the case, it’s easy to understand why the Fort Worth Star-Telegram is a sinking ship. Apparently all you need to be a sports columnist...


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Lend Me Your Ear: Haltom City Arts Ramble Tonight

Jeff Prince
Haltom City’s version of Fort Worth’s Gallery Night is from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, and it’s up to you to go discover the next Van Gogh, hopefully without all that messy ear stuff. Haltom City’s Arts Ramble...



These aren’t trick-or-treaters coming to your house in The Purge.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Purge (R) Ethan Hawke stars in this horror film as the head of a family who holes up in their house for safety during an annual 12-hour period when all crime is legal. Also with Lena Headey, Adelaide Kane, Max Burk...


Chow

Foodies in the Movies

CHOW, BABY
Chow, Baby often sees its life as a movie. Imagine Mystic Pizza if it was told from the food critic’s perspective instead of that of the waitstaff and restaurant owner. I often find myself doing that on Chow, Baby outings: Th...



ND

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 There are only four performances left of L.I.P. Service’s production of Fool for Love, Sam Shepard’s dark and darkly humorous play about love, hate, and dying myths of the Old West, told through battling lovers at...


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Act II

STATIC
Static loves the smell of democracy in the morning. As the June 15 runoffs draw near, the drama of the three undecided races is ratcheting up to Ancient Greek levels. Well, maybe not that dramatic. No one will end up marrying t...



smoking

Smoke Gets in Your “I”s

LAST CALL
I’m kind of tired of hating on Dallas. If you live in Fort Worth, bitching about Big D is practically a God-given right or at least a tacit, public oath of fealty to Panther City’s banner, but c’mon: Maybe give it a rest....


MAF

Fort Worth: On the Map

HEARSAY
Every “local” talk radio show you listen to, every “local” newscast you suffer through, every scrap of national media that pops up on your smartphone or computer –– their creators mostly all see Fort Worth and Dalla...