Archive for April, 2014
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UNT Acquires Williams Collection

ANTHONY MARIANI
One of the largest, most diverse, and most historic photography collections in Texas has finally found a home. Consisting of more than 10,000 prints and 300,000 negatives –– plus correspondence, artifacts, and several vinta...


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DIY Day(s) this Weekend

ANTHONY MARIANI
The Syndicate is doing it right. Founded and operated by Erik Castel, the new Fort Worth booking agency-slash-promotions company is throwing a major bash right now (yes, this very minute) and tomorrow at 1116 Hawthorne Street o...



FRANKENTELLY, THE SEA FOAM GREEN GUITAR MADE FROM SPARE PARTS. (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Koe Wetzel & Konvicts Steal White Elephant Saloon Contest

Jeff Prince
You’d think somebody named Mary Jane Farmer would be a pot grower. But she’s not (as far as I know). Farmer is a pleasant, middle-aged woman who traverses the Metroplex nearly every night checking out Texas Music en...


Arizona SB 1062

I Am From Arizona. I Am Embarrassed.

Kristian Lin
I wasn’t born in Arizona, but I lived there through my childhood years into my 20s. My family is still there. I’m usually proud to fly the state flag. The last few days, not so much. That’s because the state legislature p...



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Told Ya So! Texas Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

JIMMY FOWLER
I don’t like to brag –– in fact, I love to brag –– but I saw today’s ruling by a federal judge against Texas’ gay marriage ban coming from miles away. Me, and just about every legal scholar with half a brain: In s...


Non-Stop opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Non-Stop (PG-13) Liam Neeson stars in this thriller as an air marshal who tries to figure out who’s killing off the passengers one by one on a transatlantic flight. Also with Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle D...



Colossus and the Amazon Queen screens tonight at 10pm at The Grotto.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 Lots of sci-fi movies in the 1950s and ’60s featured lone men traveling to planets or distant lands populated only by hot women. For some reason, it was never the reverse. The Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club will u...


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Get Better Fast

CHOW, BABY
It wasn’t that long ago you’d go to the Near Southside only for a doctor’s appointment or a chicken-fried steak from Massey’s. These days Mad-Nolia is home to the city’s best assemblage of restaurants, and the hits ju...



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Marathon Parkathon

STATIC
The Cowtown Marathon organizers are celebrating last weekend’s event that included a record number of runners over two days (about 24,000) and several new records set in the races themselves. “We could not be happier with t...


Sarah Jaffe, Son of Stan, and Ice Eater will perform Saturday at Shipping & Receiving.

Fairmount Wears’ Pop Shop

LAST CALL
Have you heard someone refer to Cowtown as “Fortlandia”? It’s a joke that seems specific to the Fairmount neighborhood, and it’s not entirely off-base, but who cares. If you think this reference to Portlandia is totally...