Archive for October, 2016

Arts Goggle is Seeking Artists

Eric Griffey
Since 2003, Arts Goggle has been one of the city’s premier showcases for local artists and musicians. Twice a year, Mad-Nolia Avenue and surrounding sreets  are closed off and filled with artists and buskers; dozens of ...

Yep. Perdition's been there too.

Top 5 Shows

1.) I don’t know how they do it, but the four Fort Worth dudes in the heavy pop-punk band Perdition have probably put as many miles on the road as any major-label band. And air-miles too. Perdition has toured Europe twice. ...


Lone Star Film Society Screens “The Lodger”

The Lone Star Film Society is presenting an orgy of great Hitchcock flicks this weekend, and my pick of the litter would be Hitch’s gloriously creepy 1927 silent thriller The Lodger. It screens 1:30pm Sun Aug 31 at The Modern...

Frank opens Friday.

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING: Frank (R) Michael Fassbender stars in this black comedy as a troubled musician who struggles to cope with his band’s newfound fame, which is somewhat related to the fact that he wears a giant papier-mâché head all ...


Can We Talk?

These days the internet is polluted with angry listicles like “10 Ways to Piss Off Your Bartender,” and “How to Make Your Server Hate You.” Sure, diners and bar customers should know a certain amount of etiquette, but I...

Austin's Black Angels are among the headliners at this year's Clearfork Music Festival, this Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion.

Clearfork Time!

It’ll be hot. It’ll be sweaty. It’ll be loud. And it’ll be madness, but Clearfork Music Festival will be fun. To be a homer first, there’s a wealth of underground Fort Worth bands on the bill that are worth the price ...


Office Perks

I’d meant to write about The Office in Euless last week, after I’d dropped in on a Monday evening on my way home from Carrollton. But later, about halfway through writing my first draft, I saw on the bar’s Facebook page t...

Kang Dong-won cuts a terrifying figure in Kundo: Age of the Rampant.

End-of-Summer Roundup

These films are easily overlooked at the multiplex. Should they be?
It’s the end of August, and the movie distributors are busy depositing all their odd entries in the smaller auditoriums at the AMC Grapevine Mills. So I’ve put together this handy guide to help you sort through this esoteri...

Robert Jessup’s “Storm Catcher”


UNT on the Square
Now that school’s almost back, the university galleries have started to come back to life as well. UNT on the Square offers four massive abstract paintings by Robert Jessup, including “A Prisoner in Madrid” featuring the ...

The Stockyards certainly saw its share of discreet gambling back in the day, but no casinos. Jeff Prince

Gambling on History

Stockyards supporters fear that a new zoning scheme could open the door to casinos.
The man with the big cowboy hat who manages Leddy’s boot store in the Stockyards presents a sharp figure. Mark Dunlap’s clothes are starched and ironed. His white hat is clean, creases sharp. The store is immaculate. He run...