Archive for August, 2014
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Safety Panel on Workplace Shootings

JIMMY FOWLER
If you think about it, people who favor tough gun control laws are motivated by pretty much the same thing as those who want few (or no) firearms restrictions: Fear of A Crazy Person With a Gun. The stories are all over the loc...


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Untapped Fort Worth Is Set

ANTHONY MARIANI
The second annual Untapped Fort Worth is set for Saturday, Mar. 8, at Panther Island Pavilion. Along with performances by Kate Nash, The Joy Formidable, Allen Stone, People Under the Stairs, The Felice Brothers, Quaker City Nig...



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A5A Presents Django Reinhardt Festival 2014

JIMMY FOWLER
Musically, it’s hard to get more sophisticated than 20th century guitar icon Django Reinhardt. He’s full of contradictions. He’s about as continental as you can get, having secured his reputation as a guitarist with golde...


I, Frankenstein opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: I, Frankenstein (PG-13) Aaron Eckhart stars in this supernatural thriller as the mad scientist’s creation who has survived into the modern age to take part in a war between gargoyles and demons. Also with Yvonne Stra...



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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 22 Night & Day saw Edward Hopper’s “The Night Hawks” in Chicago and were struck by how the glass in the restaurant’s window was so realistically rendered that it felt like we could reach into the painting an...


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Resolution: Avoid Mount Everest

CHOW, BABY
My New Year’s resolution isn’t going well so far. The plan was to stop eating like a stoned teenager and get my lazy bones on a treadmill every now and again. Apparently my willpower is stuck in 2013, when my goals were to ...



Arlington Jones, who has worked with “Fathead” Newman and Chaka Khan, is a master of harmony.

Arlington Jones’ Groove

With his new album behind him, this jazz composer prepares to premiere a piano concerto in April.
EDWARD BROWN
Soulful performances and masterful jazz tunes coalesce on Arlington Jones’ newest album, Groove, but the tight-knit ensembles and solos are the hard-earned fruits of more than four years of recording and 30 years of woodshedd...


Charles Umlauf’s “Torso”

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William Campbell Contemporary Art
GALLERY
Twenty years after his death, Charles Umlauf continues to exert influence on Fort Worth art thanks to his abstract sculptures. William Campbell is currently running a retrospective show of both his work and the work of Fort Wor...



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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Station

LAST CALL
Lately, whenever I’ve gone out drinking at places where I don’t know any of the employees (and there are some, not many but some), I wonder if the person popping the top on my beer is a member of Life Behind Bars, a Faceboo...


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Fromholz’ Last Waltz

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This week’s death-filled Static column is kind of a downer, unless your name is Grim Reaper, in which case you’ll be thrilled! The family of Texas Music singer-songwriter Steven Fromholz is inviting the public to a memorial...