Latest From Cover
Ray: “I decided I wanted to fight.” Photo by James Coreas.

Scholar, fighter, mother

A Fort Worth mom overcomes a debilitating disease to go back to school — with her two daughters.
Eric Griffey
Last fall, University of North Texas undergraduate Darla Ray competed in a dance tournament. The dance-off among teams representing campus dorms was a part of the school’s “Yell Like Hell” homecoming festivities, a series...
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News Roundup: June 3, 2015

Eric Griffey
Baseball Jesus Long-suffering Rangers fans got a glimmer of hope last night when super prospect Joey Gallo channeled the ghost of Babe Ruth in his major league debut. The 21-year-old slugger was called up to fill in for the inj...
"PLEASE DON'T HIT ME WITH A ROCK OR SHOVEL, I'M WASHED OUT OF MY HOME AND LOOKING FOR A NICE MEAL AND A PLACE TO NAP." (photo courtesy of wikipedia)
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Latest From Metro
Jessica Castillo looks over the car that son Daniel Brumley drove the night he was shot. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Brumley Case to D.A.

Supporters of the 27-year-old man who was fatally shot by Fort Worth police may finally get some answers.
Jeff Prince
After taking more than 100 days to investigate the shooting death of Daniel Brumley, Fort Worth police have sent the case to the Tarrant County district attorney’s office. Brumley was killed by Officer Chris Jones after a tra...
Is Gov. Abbott signing away our environmental protections? Courtesy of Austin-American Statesman
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Protestors in South Texas march against ICE’s newest facility.
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Latest From Music Feature
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Soft and Fuzzy — and Loud

After a lot of heartache, psyche-rockers Year of the Bear emerge with their monstrous debut album.
Steve Steward
A lot of the time, if there is a good garage- or psyche-rock show in town, Year of the Bear is on the bill. They’ve supported Austin’s Ancient River and Oklahoma City’s Stardeath and White Dwarfs multiple times. And now, ...
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Sit back and relax with Missing Sibling before the band hits the road.
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Latest From Static
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Civil Disobedience in Denton

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As a philosophy professor, Adam Griggle spent years wrapping his brain around the weighty thoughts of great thinkers. He’s shared his knowledge with students and his two young children. But, until this week, he did more think...
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Latest From Last Call
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Summer Fun List

Fort Worth Weekly
The summer solstice is officially three weeks away, but it’s pretty hot outside, so basically the season has arrived. And with the tropical heat this year will come a lot of fun stuff to do outdoors. And a lot of opportunitie...
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Latest From Hearsay
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Music Awards Are Here

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It’s that time of year when we get together and celebrate all of the awesome music –– and maybe even some non-awesome tuneage –– that was pumped out of our fair burgh over the past 365 days or so. And only because som...
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Latest From Stage
Though the title of Jiri Kylian’s 1991 ballet losely translates into “little death,” an old French euphemism for “orgasm,” there wasn’t really anything sexual or erotic onstage.

Texas Ballet Theater: In Fine Form

Though a tad redundant, Artistic Director’s Choice was Grade-A quality.
Leonard Eureka
Repertory programs showcasing three or four short ballets, with a pas de deux thrown in sometimes for spice, have been the savior of small companies for decades. Little or no scenery and simple costumes keep production costs lo...
Mark Landson and pianist Thiago Nascimento are bringing the classics to the unwashed twice a month at the Live Oak. Photo by Serkan Zanagar.
Talise Trevigne goes mad in the fourth act of Fort Worth Opera’s Hamlet.
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Latest From Eats
Imponente Pizza & Pasta serves up its namesake pie. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Ristorante Medio

Imponente Pizza & Pasta fails to live up to the translation of its name.
Kristian Lin
Imponente Pizza & Pasta took some finding. This Italian restaurant is located in a huge shopping center at the northwest corner of Jacksboro Highway and Loop 820. There’s a sign pointing motorists to its location, but it...
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The chocolate sheet cake comes with a marshmallow surprise at Fixture Café and Social House. Photo by Robert Garner.
 
Latest From Chow, Baby
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Taste of Europe — and Russia

Chow, Baby
Since taking over this column (it will be four years next week), I’ve touted Arlington as the best bang-for-buck food town in Tarrant County. Sure, it’s growing at the pace of the Game of Thrones opening sequence, and price...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham make like suave secret agents in Spy.

With My Little Eye

At last, Spy is the Melissa McCarthy vehicle we’ve been waiting for.
Kristian Lin
  Okay, that’s more like it. That thought kept running through my head while I was watching Spy. You see, Melissa McCarthy’s post-Bridesmaids career as a leading lady has not been a story of untrammeled success. She ke...
Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier, and Kevin Dillon live the 1% life in "Entourage."
Yes, that damned TV is back.
Milla Jovovich find herself a wanted woman in "Survivor."
 
Latest From Film Shorts
The Nightmare opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening The Nightmare (NR) Rodney Ascher (Room 237) directs this documentary about sleep paralysis, a condition in which sufferers experience terrifying hallucinations while falling asleep or waking up. (Opens Friday in Dallas)...
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Mad Max: Fury Road opens Friday.
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Latest From Arts
Though the title of Jiri Kylian’s 1991 ballet losely translates into “little death,” an old French euphemism for “orgasm,” there wasn’t really anything sexual or erotic onstage.

Texas Ballet Theater: In Fine Form

Though a tad redundant, Artistic Director’s Choice was Grade-A quality.
Leonard Eureka
Repertory programs showcasing three or four short ballets, with a pas de deux thrown in sometimes for spice, have been the savior of small companies for decades. Little or no scenery and simple costumes keep production costs lo...
Mark Landson and pianist Thiago Nascimento are bringing the classics to the unwashed twice a month at the Live Oak. Photo by Serkan Zanagar.
The accidental star of Casual Luxury Complex may be Frank, the once-missing pooch.
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Latest From Gallery
Bernardo Vallarino’s “David’s Brother and Anna’s Father”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
Perhaps the theme of ART7 Crockett Community Gallery’s show — the human figure and the diversity of our experiences — isn’t subtly expressed in its title I Am, You Are, but the works on display here (by 22 artists from ...
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