Archive for October, 2014
The Panthys await their owners.

Music Awards Winners!

ANTHONY MARIANI
Queen City Music Hall seats about 900 comfortably, and for last night’s Panthy Awards, the newly opened downtown venue was about 75 percent full with nominees in the Weekly’s 16th Annual Music Awards and guests. We received...


FORMER AMERICAN IDOL FINALIST CASEY JAMES SAID HIS PANTHY WAS THE FIRST AWARD HE'D EVER WON.

Casey James, Hanna Barbarians Among Those Honored At Panthys

Jeff Prince
The culmination of Fort Worth Weekly‘s annual music awards is “The Panthys” ceremony held last night at Queen City Music Hall. Now in its 16th year, the music awards ceremony draws a big crowd of local musicia...



holymoly

An Apology, Holy Moly in WSJ, Music Awards After-Party

ANTHONY MARIANI
Lots to get to, but first I’d like to apologize for my/HearSay’s grossly insensitive column last week (“Panic Volcanic: Freak Fuzz”). I’m sorry for implying that female vocalists in hard rock and/or metal bands someho...


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Totally Awesome Fireworks Almost Burn Down City

JIMMY FOWLER
At the risk of being called a mom-and-apple-pie hating socialist traitor, I’m gonna suggest we shelve fireworks as an Independence Day celebration ingredient. Like clandestine sex with your best friend’s spouse, firewo...



CANDY CLARK OUTSIDE OF HER FAVORITE FORT WORTH RESTAURANT, CATTLEMEN'S IN THE STOCKYARDS. (photo by jeff prince)

More On American Graffiti Star Candy Clark

Jeff Prince
Candy Clark provided so many interesting quotes for this week’s cover story (“Graffiti Artist,” July 3, 2013) that some were left out for space reasons. For instance, did you know producer Francis Ford Coppola almost gav...


The Way, Way Back opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Way, Way Back (PG-13) Writers Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (The Descendants) make their directing debut with this comedy about a teenage boy (Liam James) who comes of age by befriending a water park manager (Sam Rockwell...



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Send Lots More Lox

CHOW, BABY
While living on the East Coast, Chow, Baby developed an affinity for deli food. But in Fort Worth, for years, when I craved salmon gravlax or a pastrami on rye, my non-chain choices were Carshon’s and, well, that’s it. Luck...


Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW. 817-336-0311.

Pancake Landing

LAST CALL
I’m not one of those people who say “no regrets,” because there was one time I passed up the opportunity to meet George Lucas and not the one who looks like a fussy, retired Santa Claus. I’m talking the George Lucas of ...



Wendy

Political Theater

STATIC
Newly minted political celebrity Wendy Davis made the rounds of several Sunday morning talk shows last weekend to discuss her now-legendary 11-hour filibuster of an omnibus abortion restrictions bill in the state legislature. F...


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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 3 The Mimir Chamber Music Festival runs this week at TCU. Among the highlights are Prokofiev’s Second String Quartet (subtitled “On Kabardinian Themes,” referring to the mostly Muslim ethnic minority from the nort...