Latest From Cover

Northern Rising

Turbid North is back, with a more diverse sound.
Steve Steward
The last time I interviewed Turbid North, the Alaskan-born, Texas-based death metal band, was on a brief break from touring in support of Orogeny, a full-length album released on a notable indie metal label called Ironclad Reco...
Photos by Vishal Malhotra
Latest From Blotch
Keegan McInroe

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Free show alert! Wednesday night at the Chat Room, get your ears stuffed with countrified punk folk, bluegrass, and whatever other genres apply to bands that rely heavily on banjos, mandolins, upright basses, and what I assu...
Napolitano feature
Channing Tatum and fellow sailors dance in "Hail, Caesar!"
Latest From Metro
TCU Professor Melita Garza was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her investigative work at the Chicago Tribune. Courtesy TCU website

TCU v. Free Speech

A student claims his First Amendment rights were violated by a teacher with a grudge.
Ryan Grounds
What’s worse than getting an F on a paper? Getting kicked out of class because of a paper. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, TCU sophomore Matthew Monahan and his fellow students in their Diversity and the Media class were instru...
Attorney Casey J. Cole is offering to represent 420 first-time offenders for free in Tarrant County. Photo courtesy of Casey J. Cole.
Tom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prince.
(L-R) Duane Dimos, David Nygren and Kenneth Reifsnider.
Latest From Music Feature

Northern Rising

Turbid North is back, with a more diverse sound.
Steve Steward
The last time I interviewed Turbid North, the Alaskan-born, Texas-based death metal band, was on a brief break from touring in support of Orogeny, a full-length album released on a notable indie metal label called Ironclad Reco...
Collider Scope
Solo Lucci. Courtesy of Solo Lucci
Latest From Static

Coughing Between the Lines

In last week’s Metropolis story (“Big Brown, Big Bad,” Feb. 3), we described how local residents attended a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality public hearing in Arlington recently and laid down the law. They believ...
Sasha Camacho points to designs for a Hooters slated for downtown Fort Worth. Photo by Brian Hutson.
Photo by State Rep. Ramon Romero
Latest From Last Call

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...
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

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...
Look who's smiling now? (courtesy Twitter)
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....
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
Twelve Stones’ pot de créme is a delicately caramel-flavored pudding with crystals of sea salt.  Photo courtesy of 12 Stones.

A Stone’s Throw

Twelve Stones aspires to greatness and comes quite close.
Laurie James
You have to admire a second-career chef  –– someone who loves food so much that he would ditch a successful IT career for the grueling pace of running a kitchen. Twelve Stones’ chef-owner David Burdick went to culinary s...
The sweet tea chicken had a pleasant, herbal flavor. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
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.
Latest From Chow, Baby

Native Grub

Chow, Baby
I’ve driven by Las Pericas (915 E. Northside Dr., 817-332-5997) 1,000 times and thought, “That is probably right up my alley.” The small, boxy taqueria looks the part of an inviting dive gem. Finally, after my 1,001st dri...
Latest From Film Reviews
Ryan Reynolds strikes a pose after killing a bunch of bad guys in Deadpool.

Meta Man

A superhero mask conceals a foul mouth in the hilarious Deadpool.
Kristian Lin
With Deadpool, the Marvel Comics movies definitively burst into their decadent phase. Other superhero films (including some of Marvel’s) have riffed comically about the absurdities of stories and movies involving superheroes,...
Charlotte Rampling tries to make sense of her married life in "45 Years."
Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer fall hard in The Choice.
The 1973 Cotton Bowl halftime show is among the artifacts held by Texas Archive of the Moving Image.
Latest From Film Shorts
"Where to Invade Next" opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Where to Invade Next (R) Michael Moore’s latest documentary has him invading other countries looking for answers to America’s social problems. (Opens Friday in Dallas) Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (NR) Jamie Chung ...
Anomalisa Re-opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills.
Jane Got a Gun opens Friday.
Ip Man 3 opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills.
Latest From Arts

For the Love of the Game

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we offer some sweet sports hilarity.
Rush Olson
Sports isn’t a groovy kind of love. It’s a passionate, scream-at-your-partner, declare-your-undying-affection-10-seconds-later, sacrifice-your-dignity-for-a-moment-of-pure-ecstasy sort of love. Basketballer Michael Jordan f...
Courtesy of Young Nudists of Texas United
Visionary Call for Artist
Latest From Gallery
Harlan W. Butt’s “Grand Canyon Vessel”


Fort Worth Weekly
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”