Archive for November, 2015
Alessandro Deljavan’s wonderful performance probably had ’13 Cliburn jurors wondering why they didn’t send him to the finals.

Red Stars

The FWSO and Cliburn medalists pay tribute to the late pianist and the music he loved so much.
In a tribute to the late Van Cliburn, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra turned its annual pre-season festival into a three-day all-Russian extravaganza last weekend. Each of the three programs featured a finalist from last spri...


Fast Food Workers Strike in North Texas

Not so long ago, when fast food employees complained about their ungodly low pay, the sneery response was: “Well, then, why don’t you go back to school and train for a better job?” Currently, though, the creeping economic...


School District Bond Package To Be Explained at Town Hall Meetings

Eric Griffey
The Fort Worth School District released a schedule of town hall meetings to discuss the particulars of the $489 million Capital Improvement Program that was unanimously approved by the board of trustees. The series of 16 meetin...

Closed Circuit now playing.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Closed Circuit (R) Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall star in this thriller as exes who find themselves under government surveillance when they become defense lawyers for a suspected terrorist (Denis Moschitto). Also with Jim ...

The Audience will be broadcast Wednesday at 2pm & 7pm at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Night & Day

WED ▪ 28 Helen Mirren and Peter Morgan just can’t stay away from Queen Elizabeth II. The star and screenwriter of the 2006 film The Queen reunite for the stage play The Audience, which depicts vignettes from the weekly meet...


The Bungalow Connection

I love coincidences. Even if you think of them as the random convergence of completely unrelated trajectories, they’re still pretty cool. I thought about this on Sunday, because I heard sirens go by while a guy at a bar told ...


August Angst

New school years are scary — and not just for the kids.
I’m outside my portable classroom with my brand-spanking-new students to review the material we’ve just gone over. It’s a good lesson, creative, because it gets the kids up and about, but having to do with the task at han...


Parsing That Extra Year

Tarrant Regional Water District board member Jim Lane doesn’t believe in politicians granting themselves extra time on their terms without voter approval. That’s why he voted no in 2012 when the board was considering cancel...

new balance

Cowtown Marathon Hopes To Lasso Votes For CALF Program

Jeff Prince
Hey, everybody, Atlanta is kicking our butts. A national health campaign named 33 finalists for a $30,000 prize, and The Cowtown Marathon CALF Program is in the running. Second prize is $20,000. The highest number of online vot...

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Clueless in Cowtown

Chow, Baby expects, in the future, to make the new brewpub on Magnolia Avenue one of its homes away from home. Craft brews, inventive food, homey atmo on the Near Southside, within reach of so many entertainment options — wha...