Archive for November, 2014
pot music

Colorado Symphony: Now With Weed!

Kristian Lin
For some decades now, classical music organizations have been wondering how to attract more young listeners to their concerts, and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra has now hit on an idea inspired by the recent changes in their s...


Locke opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Locke (R) Tom Hardy stars in this drama as a man whose life comes apart during an 85-minute drive to London. Voices by Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Ben Daniels, Tom Holland, and Alice Lowe. (Opens Friday i...



See Wednesday

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 30 In previous years, Central Market’s spring food festivals have focused on Argentina, Spain, France, and Brazil. This year, Italy gets its turn with Passaporto Italia. Two weeks’ worth of classes and demonstration...


Last Call

Axis of Boozy Beneficence

Fort Worth Weekly
Every time I go to Shipping & Receiving, I think back to a decade ago, when S&R’s neighborhood (what I think of as the northeastern corner of the Near Southside) was pegged to be the next big thing. Long before the ex...



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Rap Up that Lola’s Jay

HEARSAY
Hip-hop finally has a home. For the past few months, Lola’s Saloon has been hosting shows by some of the most progressive underground rappers and beatmakers in North Texas and beyond on Wednesday nights. Before Lola’s, hip-...


Guest column

Home to Roost

In a landmark decision, drillers are ordered to pay for damages to homeowners.
PETER GORMAN
In the three years since a Wise County couple sued Aruba Petroleum for the severe health problems and lost property value that they charge were due to nearby gas drilling, the company did little to defend itself: Aruba lawyers ...



Guest

One Less Worry?

Despite tension in Ukraine, WWIII isn’t looming.
GWYNNE DYER
With apologies to God, Voltaire, and the Ukrainians, I must point out that if Ukraine did not exist, it would not be necessary to invent it. It has no resources the world cannot do without, and it is not a “vital strategic in...


Chow

Hangin’, Old School

CHOW, BABY
Chow, Baby used to love the Flying Tomato pizza joint in Denton. The pie wasn’t that great, but it was everything I loved about a college hangout. There was always a band working for tips and pizza, a few obnoxious but harmle...



J.T. Grant’s “Empire”

Gallery

William Campbell Contemporary Art
GALLERY
If you read Fort Worth Weekly’s recent cover story about J.T. Grant and were intrigued, you’re in luck. At William Campbell, he’ll be exhibiting the work he completed after recovering from his illness. The opening recepti...


Mary Kelleher defends herself against accusations that prompted fellow water district board members to censure her.

Water Mess

STATIC
The typically quiet board meetings at the Tarrant Regional Water District took a loud and rowdy turn on Tuesday morning. A standing-room-only crowd, including some carrying protest signs, heckled board members throughout the tw...