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The Slow Tease

How is burlesque sexy and empowering?
Eric Griffey
The theatergoers sounded more like hockey fans during a bench-clearing brawl. The 150 souls who had crowded into Stage West on this otherwise soggy spring Saturday night were whistling and yelling catcalls at Sunset Hoots Monro...
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Latest From Blotch
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Peter Gorman
Tonight was one of those nights. I got up at 4 AM, was on the phone making calls at 9 AM–after making breakfast for my daughter Madeleina and my grandbaby Taylor Rain and getting them off to school, doing a couple of load...
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Alison, Cosima, and Sarah continue their adventures in the new season of "Orphan Black."
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Latest From Metro
Deputy Police Chief Charlie Ramirez is trying to assuage hard feelings in the community. Photo by Jeff Prince.

North Side, FWPD at Odds

Questions still surround a shooting by a Fort Worth police officer.
Jeff Prince
An attorney representing the relatives of Daniel Brumley, who was shot four times by a Fort Worth police officer on Jan. 17, said the autopsy report raises more questions about what happened that night. Brumley’s relatives an...
Senator Don Huffines’ bill takes a broad swipe at home rule. Courtesy YouTube
Dorothy Luck is one of only a few to battle her way out of guardianship — but not before hundreds of thousands of dollars were spent. Jeff Prince
Tamera Bounds, founder of the Mansfield Gas Well Alliance, wanted “three important things” but got, really, only one. Lee Chastain
 
Latest From Music Feature
Paleschic: “I like the term ‘subtle rock,’ but it’s also got an old feel, an old vibe.”
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Jake Paleschic: Again, At Last

A mix of vintage Jackson Browne and Lyle Lovett informs this Fort Worth singer-songwriter’s new album.
Anthony Mariani
Jake Paleschic finished recording his new album a few months ago but sat on it, waiting to release it at the right time. Now that the Fort Worth singer-songwriter is heading out on a six-city U.S. tour opening for Fort Worth wu...
Culberson: “We love making music together. Everyone gets along so well.”
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Backed by a full band, Leon Bridges proved he’s come a long way from the shy guy he was here in the Fort. Matt Mabe
 
Latest From 2nd Thought
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Weekly Editor Departs

Gayle Reaves
Pardon me while I catch my breath. I’ve never been let go from a job before. I suppose it’s something just to be able to say that, after 40-plus years in an industry as volatile as journalism. Gaining new experiences has al...
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Latest From Static

Sucking Gas and Blowing It

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Gas companies routinely tout their abilities to drill near homes and schools without major incidents. Never mind the poisonous air quality produced by the wells, the noise, the truck traffic, the earthquakes, the occasional rui...
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Latest From Last Call
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Gold Putter Lounge: Long Game

Steve Steward
Last week, I began what is apparently turning into a multi-part series about drinking establishments in Everman. Why Everman, you ask? It’s just sort of turned out that way. Over the past year, as my going-out nights have bee...
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Latest From Hearsay
The sunshiny Hendersons are back, hopefully for good this time.

Welcome Back, Hendersons

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Well, I’ve been saying it forever. Now maybe people will finally start listening to me. With all apologies to JJ & The Rogues and BLKrKRT, The Hendersons are probably the best working 817 artist you’ve never heard of. D...
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Kenny Uptain (center) has taken folk/blues songwriting to a new, contemporary place with his new project, Chucho.
Produced by Jordan Richardson, a.k.a. Son of Stan, Tidals' sophomore album, Seplica's Bedroom, is simple yet sophisticated.
 
Latest From Stage
Gabriel Lawson, Gil Pritchett, Ebony Marshall-Oliver, and Kyndal Robertson show their flower power in Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope.

Black Songs Matter

The moment is ripe for Jubilee Theatre’s Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope.
Kristian Lin
Right now, we all could use a little more African-American righteous anger in our lives. If you don’t believe me, just watch the videos of poor Walter Scott and Eric Harris being killed by cops. Or you can watch something tha...
The Imbroglio Sextet — (from left to right) Sydney Guillaume, Cara Pollard, Alvaro Santiango, David Otto, Lucia Nuin, Salvador Contreras, and Javier Navascues — will launch its regional tour Friday at The Live Oak.
(From left to right) Jennifer Chang, Aleksandra Holowka, Karen Hall, and Kevin Hall are at a crossroads of sorts.
Carolyn Judson and Cal Coomer may have never been better.
 
Latest From Eats
A hot stone bowl and cold sake are calling from HoYA. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Seoul Food

HoYA Korean Kitchen is a tasty, inexpensive entrée into this scarce cuisine.
Laurie Barker James
HoYA Korean Kitchen sits in the Sundance Square space that once housed a chain shop where hurried diners could customize their subs with veggies and condiments. A similar concept applies to Korean food. HoYA’s menu mostly rev...
Thai flavors — and sights — rule at Kin Kin Urban Thai. Photo by Lee Chastain
Alexandra Hall (left) and Dusti Day must get quite a biceps workout hauling around Big John’s burgers. Lee Chastain
Among the offerings on Vivo 53’s menu, the wood-fired pizza and signature chopped salad get the highest marks. Robert Garner
 
Latest From Chow, Baby
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Winslow’s: A New Breed

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Why do people think it’s funny to tease dogs? On a recent cool weekday afternoon, I left my pup in the car as I stopped to pick up some grub at Temaki Sushi (1504 W. Magnolia Ave.). I could hear her yip at every passerby on M...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Alicia Vikander ponders the faces of the prototypes before her in Ex Machina.

A Doll’s House

A directing debut descends into the uncanny valley in Ex Machina.
Kristian Lin
Alex Garland’s first movie as a director is Ex Machina, but he has been around the film business a long time. After his novel The Beach was adapted to the screen by Danny Boyle in 2000, the British writer collaborated more cl...
Jonah Hill and James Franco have a heart-to-heart in county jail in True Story.
Naomi Watts is the only grown-up at baby class without a baby in While We’re Young.
Al Pacino cracks a smile in front of his tour bus in Danny Collins.
 
Latest From Film Shorts
Child 44 opens Friday

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Child 44 (R) Tom Hardy stars in this thriller adapted from Tom Rob Smith’s novel about a Soviet military intelligence officer in 1953 who finds evidence of a serial killer murdering children across the countryside. Al...
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Effie Gray opens Friday at Harkins Cine Capri Southlake.
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter.
 
Latest From Arts
Gabriel Lawson, Gil Pritchett, Ebony Marshall-Oliver, and Kyndal Robertson show their flower power in Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope.

Black Songs Matter

The moment is ripe for Jubilee Theatre’s Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope.
Kristian Lin
Right now, we all could use a little more African-American righteous anger in our lives. If you don’t believe me, just watch the videos of poor Walter Scott and Eric Harris being killed by cops. Or you can watch something tha...
“Portrait (P. Lappat)” may be no match for “Sorrow.”
The Imbroglio Sextet — (from left to right) Sydney Guillaume, Cara Pollard, Alvaro Santiango, David Otto, Lucia Nuin, Salvador Contreras, and Javier Navascues — will launch its regional tour Friday at The Live Oak.
There’s more to Jay Wilkinson than brilliant stuff like “De Hory,” the Fort Worth multimedia artist’s painted tribute to famed painter and forger Elmyr de Hory.
 
Latest From Gallery
Todd Ford’s “Hover”

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Art on the Boulevard is no longer at its usual spot in the 4300 block of Camp Bowie, but never fear, art-lovers. They’ve picked up stakes and moved a few blocks down the road, and they’ve got all their regular artists displ...
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Brenna Schraufnagel’s “Mint Couch”
Nicholas Wood’s “Capsule 60 (floral)”