Archive for December, 2014
Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire (PG-13) Kris Koenig’s documentary examines the hidden agenda of the gun control movement. (Opens Thursday at AMC Grapevine Mills) Fill the Void (PG) Rama Burshtein’s drama stars H...


This House will be broadcast at 2pm & 7pm on Wed, June 19 at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 19 Even if you have no interest in 1970s British parliamentary politics, you’ll still want to check out This House, James Graham’s play about how the Labour party hung onto a wafer-thin majority in 1974. The 30-year...



chow

Moby Empanada

CHOW, BABY
Call me Chow, Baby.  I felt like I was chasing a white whale, but all I wanted to do was try the pork empanadas ($8.95) at Paco & John’s (1116 8th Ave.). I had seen the dish listed a while back on the little chalkboard m...


Open

Once More into the Bar

LAST CALL
I recently spent my 35th birthday at Lola’s trying not to get too effed up to pay attention to the bands. I left before that happened, keenly aware (like I am every year on my birthday) that things change and life is short. B...



Static

A Win with Asterisks

STATIC
In state district court last week, an attorney for the Fort Worth school district called former assistant principal Joe Palazzolo a liar, a bully, and a racist. On Monday night, the school board voted 7-0 to ratify a settlement...


Metro

Caveat Rider

Ex-cabbies, bartenders, and customers say passengers who’ve been drinking sometimes get ripped off.
JEFF PRINCE
The drinks were flowing on a recent evening at a 7th Street area bar, and at closing time Chad Sessom decided it might be best to take a cab home. He lived only five miles away, just a straight shot down Camp Bowie Boulevard to...



Second

Dad from U.N.C.L.E.

Old radios and a few Martians led to a valuable lesson.
KEN WHEATCROFT-PARDUE
When I was young back in Houston in the ’60s, summer was endless and sometimes dangerous. Boredom hadn’t been invented yet. We didn’t have devices to store thousands of songs and regurgitate them with all the clarity of a...


Nick Prendergast’s “Look”

Gallery

William Campbell Contemporary Art
GALLERY
Formed in 2000, Group f.8 was a photography collective that disbanded after five years of putting on shows that were highly influential in Fort Worth’s art scene. Now the original artists (including former Weekly production m...



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Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards 2013

That Low-End Rumble
ANTHONY MARIANI, Photos by Vishal Malhotra
First, thank you for supporting local music. As you’ve probably learned by now, the best stuff doesn’t always come from someplace else. Like, say, Brooklyn or Portland. Or Boise. Sometimes your backyard is as fertile an art...


Funky and chunky: DeVivo’s spaghetti and meatballs keep company with a stuffed artichoke. Lee Chastain

Mangia, ’Burbanites

The DeVivo brothers offer rustic comfort food with style.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Siblings John and Ralph DeVivo have combined skills they honed in previous careers to create the eatery that bears their name. John got his culinary degree and experience the hard way –– starting at El Centro College’s cu...