Archive for September, 2014
gunposter

Why Did TCU Nix the “Fully Loaded” Flier?

JIMMY FOWLER
In terms of political issues, I probably disagree with the right-wing student group Young Americans for Freedom on most things. In terms of the ongoing national debate over gun rights, I definitely disagree with them –– I s...


Redskins

Washington (Racial Slurs) Face Dallas Cowboys On Sunday

Jeff Prince
Nobody around these parts needs another reason to hate the Washington Redskins. That burgundy-and-gold bunch of ingrates has been the oldest and fiercest rival of the Dallas Cowboys through the decades. And anyone who thinks Je...



A.C.O.D. opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: A.C.O.D. (R) Adam Scott stars in this comedy as a man who’s forced to deal with the fallout from his parents’ acrimonious divorce at the wedding of his younger brother (Clark Duke). Also with Richard Jenkins, Cathe...


CANstruction runs thru Sun at 1101 Melbourne Rd, Hurst.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 9 Once again, it’s time to get a jump on the holiday food drives by heading to North East Mall to see CANstruction, the annual display of temporary sculptures made out of canned goods erected to raise money for Tarran...



chow

Cracking Open a Mystery

CHOW, BABY
Every year around this time, Lucile’s Stateside Bistro (4700 Camp Bowie Blvd.) celebrates the fanciest member of the crustacean family with a month-long event it calls Lobsterama. The occasion holds special significance for a...


last call

Tavern: No Snookie’s

LAST CALL
Remember Snookie’s? Snookie’s was this place on Hulen where the only people who could ever get served were TCU dudebros and football players. I used to live in nearby Stonegate, and it was the only bar within walking distan...



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Candy Clark Day

STATIC
Fort Worth Weekly’s story on Candy Clark (“Graffiti Artist,” July 3, 2013) included a quote from her brother, William, lamenting that the American Graffit star gets little notice from her hometown despite having been the ...


guest

Pray for Rain

But get serious about other plans, too, Sansom says.
DAVE McNEELY
There have always been fights over water in Texas. But as population increases and rain doesn’t, times are getting tighter and the fights more contentious. Rice farmers along the Gulf Coast complain about the water they’ve ...



Benito Huerta’s “In Case of Emergency — Pull”

Gallery

William Campbell Contemporary Art
GALLERY
“And these few precious days I’d spend with you.” Benito Huerta’s show at William Campbell takes its title from Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson’s bittersweet song about finding love late in life, but the exhibit is mo...


Son of Stan

Killer or Filler?

Divorce pop, progressive jazz, and boutique pop-rock are manifest in three new albums.
EDWARD BROWN, JIMMY FOWLER, AND ANTHONY MARIANI
Dear Music Industry. On the way into work the other morning, I jumped around the commercial radio dial. And guess what? A bunch of crap came out my speakers. On the country station, some guy was singing about his broken heart o...