Latest From Cover
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Faith the Music

Erin Ratigan
The dusty cardboard boxes of CDs, cassettes, and VHS tapes runneth over with the Holy Spirit. Two years ago, Cami Bradley thought she was doing her parents a favor when she agreed to dig through the expansive collection to thin...
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Latest From Blotch
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Trinity River Tap House To Close on Valentine’s Day

Eric Griffey
A little less than an hour ago, Eric Tschetter, owner of the Trinity River Tap House, announced to his staff that he’d be closing the 20-year-old bar and grill on Feb. 14. The place was originally called the Pour House an...
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Latest From Metro
Tom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Big Brown, Big Bad

It’s been years since North Texas air was clean, and if Texas has its way, the air will stay dirty.
Jeff Prince
Exhaust emissions from Tarrant County cars create poor air quality around here, but other factors are making it hard for people to breathe, particularly folks with asthma. Summer winds carry pollutants here from three outdated ...
(L-R) Duane Dimos, David Nygren and Kenneth Reifsnider.
Wilbur and Babby loved the backyard slop. The neighbors? Not so much. Photo by Ryan Grounds.
Genma Holmes poses with Congressional Gold Medal recipient Mark McCann Sr., one of the first black Marines. Holmes profiled McCann in the magazine she produced. Courtesy of Genma Holmes.
 
Latest From Music Feature
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New Local Music

Three delightfully unclassifiable non-rock albums came out recently.
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Men of Extinction’s We Made it Ourselves Jim Colegrove releases a self-produced album every year or two, and the projects tend to sound familiar and unexpected at the same time. He’s a musical jumping bean who records under...
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Kevin Aldridge isn’t opposed to compiling his one-at-a-time released tracks for a future album.
Andy Pickett. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
 
Latest From Static
Sasha Camacho points to designs for a Hooters slated for downtown Fort Worth. Photo by Brian Hutson.

Chest Having Fun

Static
Static has a snarky good time examining the doings of residents, government officials, and various power players in this fair city of ours. Despite our typical irreverent tone, we understand the importance of getting the facts ...
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Latest From Last Call
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Impressive Press Café

Steve Steward
When I drive through the Clearfork area between Bryant Irvin and Hulen, I get the suspicion that some real estate developers’ dreams from 30 or 40 years ago have finally come to fruition, as if the buildings, streets, and lan...
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Latest From Hearsay
Fort Worth soul shakers Feletha Black will be among the headliners of Women for Women on February 27 at Lola's Saloon.

Women for Women Rock 2016

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An inconvenient truth: The Fort Worth music scene, the rock scene in particular, is very white and very male. Why is this important? Experiencing a song –– or a painting or a film or a ballet –– by someone completely di...
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Look out, Taylor. Here comes Maren Morris. Straight outta Arlington.
 
Latest From Stage
Wendy Welch and Bob Hess plumb the mysteries of this book and their marriage in Stage West’s Sexy Laundry.

Strange Odors

Stage West’s marriage comedy Sexy Laundry is as sharp as old clothes.
Kristian Lin
My other duties at this publication have kept me away from reviewing theater for a while, but I got back on that horse this past weekend with Stage West’s Sexy Laundry, which is among the first Fort Worth productions of 2016....
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Dracula is easily one of TBT’s most popular productions. And for good reason.
A troupe of actors looks to protect their talent after the apocalypse in Stage West’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play.
 
Latest From Eats
The sweet tea chicken had a pleasant, herbal flavor. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Too Old School

Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro plays it safe.
LAUREN PHILLIPS
My guest and I arrived at Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro on a Thursday evening just as dinner service was beginning to wind down. The suburban space in North Richland Hills is bright and clean with high ceilings and concrete f...
There’s not a deli in Fort Worth that makes a better Reuben than Varsity Tavern. Photo by Lee Chastain.
The Dive’s Roc-A-Fella oysters were sweet and tender. Photo by Kayla Stigall.
If you overcook your own food at Jin Korean BBQ, you can always go back for more. Photo by Lee Chastain.
 
Latest From Chow, Baby
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Recommending Revolver

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It’s a funny thing. I’ve lived in Fort Worth most of my life, was a chef/server for a decade, and I’ve been part-time food critic going on five years now. And still, every time someone asks me for a restaurant recommendat...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer fall hard in The Choice.

Pick Again

The Choice you make seeing this weeper is a bad one.
Kristian Lin
I like Teresa Palmer. The athletic blonde Australian, who turns 30 this month, is equally at home in comedies like Take Me Home Tonight or action thrillers like I Am Number Four or the recent Point Break remake, and she can put...
The 1973 Cotton Bowl halftime show is among the artifacts held by Texas Archive of the Moving Image.
John Magaro hangs on for dear life amid choppy waters in The Finest Hours.
A panda and his long-lost dad meet in a noodle shop in "Kung Fu Panda 3."
 
Latest From Film Shorts
Anomalisa Re-opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills.

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Anomalisa (R) This stop-motion animated movie is remarkable, even if its depressive brilliance remains a closed book to you. David Thewlis portrays a British expat and corporate consultant who travels to Cincinnati in 2...
Jane Got a Gun opens Friday.
Ip Man 3 opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills.
"Moonwalkers" opens Friday in Dallas
 
Latest From Arts
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Fort Worth in Black & White

A local author sheds light on Fort Worth’s historic black communities.
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Over the decades, Richard Selcer has focused largely on local sagas, such as the rise and fall of Hell’s Half Acre and the lives of early Fort Worth lawmen. Admittedly, those kinds of subjects have lots of appeal. Who doesn...
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The cast of Bail Out is ready for its close-up at Tony’s Pizza.
 
Latest From Gallery
Harlan W. Butt’s “Grand Canyon Vessel”

Gallery

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Travels through Yellowstone, Denali, Acadia, and other national parks inspired Harlan W. Butt to make a series of vessels inspired by what he saw, along with a series of haiku written to go with each piece. You can see his work...
Harmony Padgett’s “Smolder”
Conrad Felixmüller’s “Selbstbildnis”
Ricardo Paniagua’s “Paris Street, Rainy Day”