Archive for July, 2014
The Investigation Discovery channel’s On The Case With Paula Zahn is featuring an Arlington murder case on its 9 p.m. Sunday episode. Go to this channel finder to determine which channel airs the show on your cable subs...
The Diabolical Machines will Drag You Away with their first EP.
Some talented bands toil for years in obscurity, playing live shows and recording songs without so much as a nod from the press or the local scene. And then there are groups with relatively little experience who seem to suddenl...
So you’re a North Texas arts supporter who’s been wanting to send some cash to a worthy project or artist. You’ve heard a lot about the online crowdfunding source Kickstarter, but as adorable as Zach Braff is, you’ve de...
Cats official’s demand that umpires go easy on Canseco gets no support.
A called third strike on José Canseco earlier this summer prompted a Fort Worth Cats official to charge onto LaGrave Field, argue the call, and — according to the umpire — demand that Canseco be shown favoritism in future ...
Cristina de Castro’s “Profuso Encanto y Sonido
The nation of Colombia declared its independence in July 1810, and to mark the occasion, the Colombian Association of the Metroplex is holding four shows across North Texas. One of them is in Fort Worth’s Milan Gallery, featu...
A meditation on The Wolverine and sagging summer tentpoles.
Last month, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas made waves in the world of cinema by questioning the sustainability of Hollywood’s current economic model. The directors didn’t really say much that other economists and industr...
The Italian eatery in a seemingly cursed spot seems to have a bright future.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
It’s no secret that one food critic’s treasure is another’s trash. Chow, Baby unreservedly disliked Macaluso’s Italian Restaurant (“Crabby,” April 24, 2013), though probably not without good reason. But thin...
With not so many events going on this midsummer week, it’s a good time to hit some of the museums and see what you’ve been missing. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is showing an exhibit this weekend only entitled i...
Decades late, the EPA moves to shut down massive water pollution by coal plants — and it still may not happen.
Coal-fired power plants are notorious for their contributions to air pollution in this country, particularly in Texas. They contribute hugely to carbon dioxide and mercury emissions, where Texas holds an undesirable first place...
The Romare Bearden exhibit at the Carter adapts the Homerian epic to trace the journey of black Americans.
Ancient Greek literature and modern American art seldom collide, let alone appear in the same museum exhibit. Seeing both through an African-American lens is an even rarer event, but such a mashup is now on display at the Amon ...