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Cover illustration by Andrew Craft.

Books over Abuse

Many North Texas women are returning to college after surviving violent relationships.
Barbara Sullivan’s husband wasn’t always abusive. At first, he was kind, loving, and attentive. Then temptations got the better of him. “I lost him to drugs,” she said. “He wasn’t always like that.” Her moment of ...
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Hulen Street To Close Monday

Jeff Prince
If you’re world revolves around driving up and down Hulen Street,  your world is about to be rocked. Hulen Street, a favorite for motorists looking to cut north-south between I-30 and I-20, will be closed from Monday (Oc...
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Protestors were enraged by the State Department’s actions. Courtesy of Natasha Geiling, ThinkProgress.

A Tar Sands End-Around

Canadian energy giant Enbridge claims to have found a way around an environmental review for a huge pipeline expansion.
Peter Gorman
When Hillary Clinton recently announced that she opposes the Keystone XL –– an indication that she would not OK it if she were to become president –– environmentalists across the country were relieved. It was yet anothe...
Art by Matt Trisler
Wilkinson’s installation piece was on display during Bobby on Drums at Shipping & Receiving.
Latest From Music Feature

New Local Music

The Toadies, Ryan Tharp, Mean Motor Scooter, Red Shahan, and Cody Lee have new music for ya.
Fort Worth Weekly
Red Shahan’s Men & Coyotes (Magnolia Records) At first glance, “Men & Coyotes” seems like a silly name for a song, much less an album. And then the track begins playing, and I’ll never doubt Red Shahan again. Th...
Art by Elizabeth Ratfliff
Rickey Wayne Kinney, a.k.a Squanto, has just finished recording his debut album with producer Jordan Richardson, a.k.a. Son of Stan. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
Latest From Static

Windsor a Winner?

The Lone Star Film Society’s new director Chad Mathews says he loves Fort Worth. How deep is his love? We’ll soon find out. The TCU grad jumped at the chance to lead the film society after previous administrators resigned t...
Latest From Last Call

Blu Crab: Happy Hour Delight

Steve Steward
I went to New Orleans in April for a buddy’s bachelor party. Besides some incredible meals (first time eating rabbit!), we did the usual Bourbon Street staggering, met a few French Quarter characters (dreadlocked white girl s...
Art by Elizabeth Ratfliff
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Critical Distance

Had this fun text convo a couple of days ago. Me: He said lots of good things, ones even I can agree with. Ma: Yes, he is truly a humanist. Len: Or a liberal leftwing pope. Ma: Don’t go there, Len. Len: I call it as I see it,...
Bosque Brown frontwoman Mara Lee Miller deserves more than snark from an old jerk. Right?
Latest From Stage
A troupe of actors looks to protect their talent after the apocalypse in Stage West’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play.

Bart to the Future

The apocalypse gets Simpsonized in Stage West’s Mr. Burns.
Kristian Lin
The Simpsons was hardly the first cartoon to make humorous references to both highbrow and lowbrow culture, but the breakneck pace of its in-jokes and its willingness to get esoteric helped make it into the postmodern comedy in...
Jeremy Schwartz represents the hall-of-mirrors nature of Amphibian Stage Productions’ The Quixotic Days and Errant Nights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote
Wendy Welch (dressed as the Wicked Queen) and Shannon J. McGrann (dressed as Snow White) bicker on their way to a costume party in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
Christopher Dontrell Piper and Whitney Coulter prepare for work in Sunset Baby.
Latest From Eats
Ferrari’s’ beautifully presented Italian fare harks back to classic fine dining. Photo by Jordan Ricaurte.

High-Octane Italian

Ferrari’s Italian Villa and Chop House doesn’t skimp on portions or charm.
There is something admirably gutsy about naming your restaurant after the world’s most recognized high-performance automobile. That kind of bravado sets expectations that simply wouldn’t be there if the place was named, say...
Art by Natalie Ibarra
This California roll is one of the sushi entrées at Pan Asia Cuisine. Photo by Jordan Ricaurte.
Local Foods Kitchen specializes in fresh, organic, locally sourced takeout. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Latest From Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby Schaden-fried

Chow, Baby
I couldn’t help but feel guilty as I sat in the massive dining room of Chop House Burgers (2230 Park Row Dr., 817-459-3700). I was gripping one of the strip mall eatery’s admittedly delicious namesake burgers like it was a ...
Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW. 817-336-0311.
Latest From Film Reviews

Leave One Man Behind

The Martian is the Apollo 13 of our generation.
Kristian Lin
Of late, directors the caliber of Christopher Nolan and Brad Bird have made science-fiction spectacles engineered to lift our spirits and turn our faces to the skies again but only wound up falling on their faces in Interstella...
Emily Blunt's job takes her to a dark place in "Sicario."
Josh Brolin finds himself in an unenviable spot while trying to climb "Everest."
Johnny Depp ponders his next criminal misdeed in Black Mass.
Latest From Film Shorts

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Goodnight Mommy (R) This Austrian horror film stars Elias and Lukas Schwarz as twin brothers who no longer recognize their mother (Susanne Wuest) after she gets cosmetic surgery. Also with Hans Escher. (Opens Friday in ...
Cooties opens Friday in Dallas.
Bloodsucking Bastards opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills.
Latest From Arts
“Colonel Platoff on His Charger” is one of the celebrated artworks at the Modern’s Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.

Princes and Queens

The Modern’s Kehinde Wiley show is glorious and momentous.
Kristian Lin
In 1849, the painter Gustave Courbet scandalized the French art world with “A Burial at Ornans,” a huge work that depicted an ordinary peasant funeral on a grand scale, the kind usually reserved for celebrating kings, battl...
Art by Elizabeth Ratliff
Participants in the Teen Artist Project have the opportunity to display their works at Gallery 414 through May. Photo by Jesse Barnett.
Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.
Latest From Gallery
Jesse Barnett’s “To Accident and Abandon Such Customary Writings”


Fort Worth Weekly
There’s only a few days left to take in UTA’s Fall Gallery Night show, Selections from the University Art Collection. The works by faculty members is a continuation of the similar show that was at UTA over the summer.  
Jim Basham’s “The Bicycler — Paris 1922”
Part of the festivities for Fall Gallery Night include the opening at FWCAC of Christopher Troutman’s drawings.
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra’s “Al fin del rollo”