Archive for October, 2014
Veerle Baetens and band sing Belgian bluegrass in "The Broken Circle Breakdown"

Highlights from the Modern Cinema Festival

Kristian Lin
While you all were watching Gravity this past weekend, I was at Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema festival. It’s good to have this annual event back, and we can look forward to enjoying it year round now, as the former Star-Teleg...


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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Baddass Broncos

Jeff Prince
The best boxing match I ever saw was in 1973 when my cousin Little Johnny fought in the Golden Gloves. He was matched up against a bigger and more experienced fighter, but Little Johnny had a game look on his face as he climbed...



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Want To Win A Cool Prize For Tonight’s Pub Crawl?

Jeff Prince
Nothing rejuvenates a red-bricked road like rosebushes and rosemary, I always say. Actually, I’ve never said that. But I might start saying that soon. Camp Bowie District and Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. is hosting a Fall Craw...


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Tarrant County Gay Pride Parade

JIMMY FOWLER
When we last joined LGBT Pride 2013 in North Texas, a kerfuffle about bare butts had created a fun mini-scandal at Dallas’ annual pride parade. The winners in that cage match between assless-chaps-clad leathermen on floats a...



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Wendy Davis, Joel Burns, and Political Dominoes

Eric Griffey
Hot on the heels of Wendy Davis’ announcement today at a rally in Haltom City that she will run for governor, Fort Worth city council member Joel Burns is contemplating running for the seat Davis will vacate in the Texas Sena...


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Plaque Honors Haltom City Drowning Victim Ally Collins

Jeff Prince
One reason people such as Layla Caraway get so agitated about the Trinity River Vision project is because of its use of flood control money for what amounts to a private development plan with seemingly little focus on flood con...



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Fort Worth Author Jeff Guinn’s “Manson” Book

JIMMY FOWLER
This week’s “Books” page features a review of Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson, a fast-paced and insightful non-fiction tale by veteran journalist and Fort Worth-based author Jeff Guinn. The book is refreshing...


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David Dewhurst Learns (Wrong) Lesson

Jeff Prince
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s recent foot-in-mouth moment, when he was recorded trying to use his name and position to bully an Allen police officer into giving a relative special treatment, taught the Texas Republican an imp...



Parkland opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

Fort Worth Weekly
OPENING: Parkland (PG-13) Peter Landesman writes and directs this drama set at Dallas’ Parkland Memorial Hospital in the immediate aftermath of president John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Starring Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti, B...


UNT Concert Orchestra plays a splashy program tonight at 8pm at Murchison Performing Arts Center.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 2 UNT Concert Orchestra plays a splashy program this evening, with pianist Gustavo Romero as soloist on Schumann’s Piano Concerto and Satie’s Gymnopédies. However, you may want to check out Georges Enescu’s Roman...