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Fort Worth Weekly 01-28-15

A Short, Wild Ride

The Where House closes its doors on five years of wheels-off partying.
STEVE STEWARD
In the midst of the last show at The Where House, I looked around the room and tried to make sense of everything going on around me. This was two weeks ago, so my memory is fuzzy, but I recall watching Telegraph Canyon playing ...
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FISH IN TOP HAT UNDER TEXAS SUN (original art work by Picasso Prince)

Texas Agency Wants Kids To Draw Fish For Big Money

Jeff Prince
Hey, schoolkids, want to earn an easy grand? Put down your Game Boys or whatever it is you cretins do, grab a pencil and paper and draw a fish. The deadline to enter the Texas State-Fish Art Contest is March 31, open to student...
TOM BRADY IS LOOKING GUILTIER AND GUILTIER DESPITE WHAT TULSA AIR SPECIALIST BETTY STEWART SAYS. (courtesy flickr)
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ADRIENNE BANKERT IS OUT, KAREN BORTA IS IN AT CBS 11 NEWS THIS MORNING (photo from Bankert's Twitter page)
 
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Imprisoned by Payday

A nonprofit says many of the high-interest lenders are illegally seeking to put borrowers behind bars for debt.
COHE BOND
The right to not be imprisoned for debt has been guaranteed to Texans since the adoption in 1836 of the Republic of Texas Constitution. But that hasn’t stopped some payday lenders in recent years from illegally filing theft-b...
Sutherland: “It is time this board requires our superintendent and board president to follow this rule.” Lee Chastain
Nestor Martinez (left) will travel to England later this year. Courtesy Sam Reynolds
Arnett: “You never knew what you might find.” Jeff Prince
 
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Transcendental Tunes

To its psychedelic rock, The Cush adds some Brit-pop
Steve Steward
On their fourth album, the good folks in The Cush have neatly grafted the expansively psychedelic soundscapes of their earlier material with a heavy dose of British rock. Transcendental Heatwave alternately floats in space and ...
Hennessy: “I own a house in Fort Worth, and I’m not selling it.”
Napier: “I’m big on the ethos of putting musicians in the best environment you can. Some guys will just drop everyone into the same room for a few hours and expect them to be great.”
Unger: “The reason I love [this group] is because there’s no ego here.” Allyson V. Williams
 
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The Meaning of Paris

GWYNNE DYER
After French policeman Ahmed Merabet was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last week, his brother Malek said, “My brother was Muslim, and he was killed by two terrorists, by two false Muslims. Islam is a relig...
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What’s it Worth to Save Dalworthington?

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The politics of water can be … er … pretty dry stuff, unless of course you’re talking about the Tarrant Regional Water District, in which case it can be infuriating as well. But one Fort Worth suburb is challenging the TR...
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Rack Your Super Bowl Options

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It’s hard to believe that the Super Bowl is already upon us, but come Sunday, people will be packed into bars eagerly waiting to see if halftime star Katy Perry has wardrobe malfunction. If her top “accidentally” flies of...
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Kill for Mother

Mathy, Thrashy Kill for Mother

HEARSAY
It got so pervasive that even Sweetooth started messing around with it. I’m not talking about some kind of newfangled drug, though drugs, in general, were prevalent before the Fort Worth metal sextet broke up in late 2013. No...
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Bummer Vacation played at the final show at the Where House. Kayla Stigall
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(From left to right) Michael Shih, Vadym Kholodenko (his page turner), and Kelly Cornell deftly handled Brahms' "Horn Trio."

Kholodenko, FWSO Shine at the Piano (Pavilion)

EDWARD BROWN
Developing a unique and masterful voice is among the highest artistic achievements for any musician. In the light instrumentation of chamber music, though, the individual personalities of the musicians must be balanced against ...
Kholodenko’s return to Fort Worth is a sort of homecoming.
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Bob Allen and Melinda Wood Allen want Santa to be held accountable in The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. Lee Chastain
 
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Samson’s Delight

Fort Worth’s first Ethiopian restaurant was well worth the wait.
Laurie Barker James
Everyone loves an underdog story. And Samson Yosef’s is truly a feel-good, up-by-the-bootstraps tale. After fleeing his native Ethiopia nearly three decades ago to escape the Red Terror and after almost a year of red tape, he...
Executive chef Jordan Ray delivers a 16-oz. rib-eye finished in a 900-degree pizza oven, topped with truffle-saffron butter and accompanied by a jalapeño grit cake and grilled asparagus. Vishal Malhotra
The cooks brand Wild Mushroom’s “Cowboy-Cut” bone-in rib-eye. Lee Chastain
The Mont Blanc was the preferred dessert. Lee Chastain
 
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Miraculous Mi Cocula

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I recently found myself hanging out around Camp Bowie West, a part of town I refer to as “The Oil Change District,” looking for a bite. I needed somewhere within walking distance of the Discount Tire near the Benbrook traff...
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Pain Cake

Jennifer Aniston does great work in a not-so-great drama.
KRISTIAN LIN
You may have heard the whispers about a movie called Cake that stars Jennifer Aniston and played at the Toronto Film Festival. The lead actress scored a Golden Globe nomination and campaigned hard for an Oscar nod, and the movi...
A Most Violent Year.
Life in the Israeli army has Dana Ivgy considering suicide by staple gun in Zero Motivation.
Steve Carell holds forth on the importance of coaches as American leaders in Foxcatcher.
 
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Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING Amira & Sam (NR) Martin Starr stars in this comedy as a U.S. Army veteran who falls in love with an Iraqi woman (Dina Shababi). Also with Paul Wesley, Laith Nakli, Ross Marquand, Taylor Wilcox, and David Rasche. (Op...
Cake opens Friday.
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Predestination opens Friday.
 
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Henri Fantin-Latour’s striking “A Studio at Les Batignolles” is a group portrait.

Impressive Faces

Van Gogh, Monet, Gaugin, and several other revolutionary painters come to life at the Kimbell.
LAURIE JAMES
We just can’t shake him. On billboards, on buses, in publications like this one –– it seems that wherever we look, there’s Vincent van Gogh staring back at us. The legendary Dutch artist’s 1887 self-portrait, its vibr...
(From left to right) Michael Shih, Vadym Kholodenko (his page turner), and Kelly Cornell deftly handled Brahms' "Horn Trio."
Kholodenko’s return to Fort Worth is a sort of homecoming.
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James Lassen’s “Landscape”

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After a long gestation period, Fort Worth native and former Weekly Visionary Award winner James Lassen finally comes out with his new show about the ways in which we communicate. The opening reception for Textual Healing at Gal...
Gyorgy Beck’s “Hood”
Layla Luna’s “7 Moves”
Bea’s “Through the Woods”