Archive for April, 2014
JOSH WEATHERS (courtesy of Josh's Facebook page)

Josh Weathers Blows Up On The Chive

Jeff Prince
The Chive bills itself as “probably the best site in the world.” Whether it’s the best or not doesn’t matter. Fort Worth soul man Josh Weathers ought to be feeling good regardless. The Chive posted a vid...


Paranoia opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Paranoia (PG-13) Liam Hemsworth stars in this thriller as an entry-level corporate employee who’s hired by a tech mogul (Gary Oldman) to spy on the mogul’s mentor and business rival (Harrison Ford). Also with Amber...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 14 The Modern Kids Summer Flicks Series brightens the midweek with free screenings of short films for children. Today’s selections feature Pablo Garcia’s Profilograph (After Dürer), which uses animation to transfor...


Last CAll

Blue 32 Replay

LAST CALL
Back in June, I bitched about making the drive to north Fort Worth only to find that my intended destination, a new sports bar called Blue 32, was actually closed, despite what the bar’s website said about operating hours. Kn...



Hearsay

Up to Scratch

HEARSAY
Guthrie Kennard, Rick Babb, and James Michael Taylor are local singer-songwriters who sometimes perform as a trio called Buddies. Mostly, though, they blaze individual musical trails. Taylor has received plenty of ink in the We...


chow

I’d Like to Devour You — But Not at the Table

CHOW, BABY
There I was, sitting in the tiny dining room of Benito’s Taqueria (1904 Hemphill St.) — not to be confused with Benito’s Mexican Cuisine on Magnolia — and two people outside were all over each other. I’m not talking a...



static

Little Ball of …

STATIC
Last week, members of the Tanglewood Neighborhood Association turned the Tanglewood Elementary School auditorium into an interrogation room for Fort Worth School District Superintendent Walter Dansby. After the emergency meetin...


The Royal Savages (Ben Coker, James Hughes, Addison White, and Lauren Moore) want their audiences to have a good time and feel the love. Pitaru

Out of Cover

Alt-folkies The Royal Savages are preaching their own musical gospel.
JIMMY FOWLER
A lot of musicians like to sneer at the idea of cover bands –– groups whose sole purpose is to pay tribute, via performance, to artists they idolize. But many (arguably most) unique musical voices were developed by emulatin...



Banta: "I would have liked to meet with my neighborhood" before Steer FW began its efforts.

Bluebonnet Brouhaha

TCU-area neighborhood not sure it wants to be Steer-ed.
EDWARD BROWN AND ERIC GRIFFEY
In March, Mike Banta, head of Blue-bonnet Place Neighborhood Association, received what seemed to him a curious e-mail. It came from someone named Kyle Jenson, representing an organization called Steer FW, and outlined several ...


Guest

The Snowden Effect

GWYNNE DYER
Edward Snowden is safe from American “justice” for the moment, and he will certainly go down as the most effective whistle-blower in history. His revelations are going to cause a wholesale restructuring of the world’s mos...