Latest From Cover

Texas Girls’ Choir Time

Though it’s been 13 years since their founder died, this nonprofit continues to ring throughout Fort Worth — and the globe.
Edward Brown
The little girl looked nervous as she stepped into the music room to audition. The only singing that Alina Ortiz had done before was at home or in the family car, singing along to the radio. Now the 8-year-old 3rd grader at Cas...
Not Another Brick in the Wall?
Illustration by Vlad Alvarez.
Latest From Blotch

Soundcheck 817: Darth Vato at Lola’s Saloon

Eric Griffey
Vato-in-Chief Kerry Dean was nice enough to join us for our Black Friday installment of Soundcheck 817. He and the Darth Vato lads will be on stage tonight for Soundclash at Lola’s Saloon (2736 West 6th St., 817-877-0666)...
JANIE KUBAN (1959-2015).
Latest From Metro
Margaret DeMoss

The Y Factor

A longstanding women’s advocacy group is calling it quits, but Fort Worth has more women-centric nonprofits — and challenges — than ever.
Edward Brown
After a unanimous vote at a recent city council meeting, a 32-year-old institution was dissolved without fanfare or objection. The Fort Worth Commission for Women effectively fell on its own sword by requesting the action weeks...
Guth: “There were specific threats to me, like rape threats and death threats.”
Latest From Music Feature

Moon Rocks

Alt-rock band Moon Grave has a new name and a new album in the works.
Edward Brown @EJB0017
Moon Grave has seen the good, bad, and ugly sides of a name. Until last May, the Fort Worth alt-rock trio went by the moniker American Holocaust. Everyone in the band felt it had a cool, gritty ring to it –– frontman Andrew...
Ill Smiths: “Drake is thought about, talked about more in this band than anyone else.”
Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
Squanto’s Color TV Death represents a new paradigm.
Photo by Viktor Villanueva
Latest From Static

Clock Kid Strikes

Ahmed Mohamed’s clock wasn’t really a bomb, although the contraption is blowing up in the faces of Irving school administrators and police right about now. The 14-year-old boy’s family wants apologies from the city’s ma...
Latest From Last Call

Lt. Blender: Down Periscope

Steve Steward
When I saw the top story of Monday’s Star-Telegram, I initially mused about how it must have been a slow news day. But then I realized that it took precedence over the inevitable “return of Romo” article, so I sat up and ...
Latest From Hearsay

Smile! Leon’s on SNL!

That’s me. I’m the guy on Facebook posting that selfie with Leon Bridges at the Chat Room Pub above the caption: “So proud of Leon! We’ve been best friends for two weeks, even though I’m not sure he remembers my name,...
Latest From Stage

Intimacy and Impact

The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth goes in bold new directions.
Kristian Lin
Next year is the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth, and it’s a classical music organization whose work sometimes gets lost amid the hype of larger groups like the Van Cliburn Foundati...
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.
Jeremy Schwartz represents the hall-of-mirrors nature of Amphibian Stage Productions’ The Quixotic Days and Errant Nights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote
Latest From Eats
Chef David Hollister has opened three restaurants over the last few months. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Dagwood’s Does West 7th

Chef David Hollister takes his hearty fare to the swanky entertainment district.
If you’ve made it out to Ridgmar to visit Dagwood’s Grinders and Growlers, you already know Chef David Hollister can build a pretty good sandwich and tell you how to wash it down. Now with Dagwood’s Fire Grill Tap bringin...
Tacos la Banqueta serves tacos and a squash blossom quesadilla frita. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Everything made in-house at Polanco’s Mexican Kitchen was a treat. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Latest From Chow, Baby

Brunch Anxiety

Chow, Baby
I must be really spoiled. Or maybe worrying about the brunch menus of two places that just replaced their chefs is the way I cope with the chaos and misery of life. My therapist may call that displacement, but someone’s got t...
Latest From Film Reviews

A Whole New World

Saoirse Ronan shines in Brooklyn as an immigrant girl coming of age.
Kristian Lin
This is weird: John Crowley was originally supposed to direct the upcoming Carol, but he dropped out due to a scheduling conflict. Instead, the Irish filmmaker made another movie that, just like Carol, is set in 1952 in New Yor...
Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, and Brian D’Arcy James prepare to break an earth-shaking story in Spotlight.
Latest From Film Shorts

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Legend (R) Tom Hardy portrays Reggie and Ronald Kray, the identical twins who built a crime empire in London’s East End in the 1960s. Also with Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, David Thewlis, John Sessions, Christopher ...
"The Funhouse Massacre" Opens Friday in Dallas
Latest From Arts
“The Floor Scrapers” is part of the Kimbell’s Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye.

The Umbrella Man

The Kimbell celebrates an overlooked member of the Impressionists.
Kristian Lin
Gustave Caillebotte is the forgotten man of the Impressionist movement. This artist counted Monet, Degas, Renoir, and Pissarro among his friends and supported them by buying their artworks, but for a number of reasons, he didn...
Winter Rusiloski’s”Luna’s Surge” is more Die Hard than De Stijl.
Latest From Gallery


Fort Worth Weekly
Time is getting short for some of the shows at the FWCAC. Lisa Davis’ paintings of trees and Karen Ferrer’s nature-inspired abstracts are heading into their last week, though Jill Bedgood’s Soliloquy and Ana M. Lopez’ P...
Billy Hassell’s “Meadowlark with Jackrabbit and Fox”