Archive for September, 2014
Downtown Fort Worth (wikimedia)

Downtown Fort Worth Is America’s Best

Jeff Prince
Magazines like to create lists about cities. Top 10 Cities For This, and Top 25 Cities For That. People like lists. And local news media typically spread the word when their hometown makes a list, which, in turn, spreads attent...


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“Cosmos”: Sorry but Science is Boring!

JIMMY FOWLER
All forward-thinking people are supposed to be aggressively pro-science and super-STEM-y these days, to keep our children primed for competition in the global arenas of engineering and biomedical research. But I can’t keep qu...



Here's Scott Copeland in a still from one of Mills' videos.

Benefit for Fort Worth Videographer Sunday

ANTHONY MARIANI
For years, Harriet Mills has been taking videos of her favorite blues and roots musicians in Fort Worth, including Bill Ham, Scott Copeland, Jake Robison, Steve Hill Trio, Chris “Silver Fox” Watson, and dozens more. Though ...


Miss Cleo

National Dream Hotline Opens Up the Phones in Fort Worth

Eric Griffey
I miss those commercials for the Psychic Hotline. Remember those? I think Esther Rolle starred in one them. Then there was the Tarot Card hotline commercials starring Miss Cleo, a woman with a Caribbean accent who wanted viewer...



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Texas Supreme Court Tells Water District To Respond

Jeff Prince
The Texas Supreme Court has decided to hear the lawsuit filed by John Basham and Texans for Government Transparency against the Tarrant Regional Water District. The court told the water district to file a response to the plaint...


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SXSW: A New Surreality

STEVE STEWARD
Last night, a man allegedly got hammered, got into his car, got pulled over by the cops, and then tried to flee the scene before he could get arrested for drunk driving. During his flight, he allegedly killed two people with hi...



MARK TWAIN WON'T BE ATTENDING THE WILDCATTER EXCHANGE BUT HIS SPIRIT WILL.

Will You Love The Wildcatter Exchange? May Be

Jeff Prince
If you missed the first Woodstock, first Bonnaroo, first ACL fest, and other great cultural “firsts,” well, now’s your chance to say you were at the first Wildcatter Exchange weekend festival (You can only say...


The Grand Budapest Hotel opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Wes Anderson’s latest film stars Ralph Fiennes as a legendary concierge at a European resort hotel shortly before the onset of World War II. Also with Tony Revolori, Edward Norton, Jason ...



Courtesy The Where House

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LAST CALL
Look, I know I should’ve stayed at home and gone to bed instead of going out on Monday — since Thursday, I’d been struggling with unstoppable mucus and a hacking cough. I’d gone to the doctor that afternoon to combat th...


Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s Design Talk is Wed, March 12 at 7pm

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 12 Theater geeks may want to drop by Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s Design Talk this month. Perry Langenstein of International Theatre Consultants will be on hand to trace the history of architectural design in ...