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Cover illustration by Andrew Craft.

Books over Abuse

Many North Texas women are returning to college after surviving violent relationships.
Barbara Sullivan’s husband wasn’t always abusive. At first, he was kind, loving, and attentive. Then temptations got the better of him. “I lost him to drugs,” she said. “He wasn’t always like that.” Her moment of ...
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Fort Worthology: Apartment Design and Affordability

Kevin Buchanan
Recently, I used this space to take issue with some elements of the aesthetics of large apartment developments. To recap: In trying to wrap around and disguise their equally large parking garages, designers often resort to maki...
Latest From Metro
Protestors were enraged by the State Department’s actions. Courtesy of Natasha Geiling, ThinkProgress.

A Tar Sands End-Around

Canadian energy giant Enbridge claims to have found a way around an environmental review for a huge pipeline expansion.
Peter Gorman
When Hillary Clinton recently announced that she opposes the Keystone XL –– an indication that she would not OK it if she were to become president –– environmentalists across the country were relieved. It was yet anothe...
Art by Matt Trisler
Wilkinson’s installation piece was on display during Bobby on Drums at Shipping & Receiving.
Latest From Music Feature
Pinkish Black

Pinkish Black: Bury the Past, Eye the Future

The heavy experimental duo is set to release a new and old album.
The year 2014 was a good one for Fort Worth’s heaviest, noisiest experimental duo. In the spring, Pinkish Black completed a West Coast tour with Italian progressive rockers Goblin, kindred spirits whose soundtracks for ’70s...
Art by Elizabeth Ratfliff
Latest From Static

Windsor a Winner?

The Lone Star Film Society’s new director Chad Mathews says he loves Fort Worth. How deep is his love? We’ll soon find out. The TCU grad jumped at the chance to lead the film society after previous administrators resigned t...
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Photo by Steve Steward

Cheddar’s: Facepalm Beach

Steve Steward
You know how people make enthusiastic, passionately committed plans to do a particular activity (“We should rent kayaks/go to the State Fair/sneak into this abandoned sawblade factory/haunted insane asylum”) only for them t...
Art by Elizabeth Ratfliff
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Critical Distance

Had this fun text convo a couple of days ago. Me: He said lots of good things, ones even I can agree with. Ma: Yes, he is truly a humanist. Len: Or a liberal leftwing pope. Ma: Don’t go there, Len. Len: I call it as I see it,...
Bosque Brown frontwoman Mara Lee Miller deserves more than snark from an old jerk. Right?
Latest From Stage
A troupe of actors looks to protect their talent after the apocalypse in Stage West’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play.

Bart to the Future

The apocalypse gets Simpsonized in Stage West’s Mr. Burns.
Kristian Lin
The Simpsons was hardly the first cartoon to make humorous references to both highbrow and lowbrow culture, but the breakneck pace of its in-jokes and its willingness to get esoteric helped make it into the postmodern comedy in...
Jeremy Schwartz represents the hall-of-mirrors nature of Amphibian Stage Productions’ The Quixotic Days and Errant Nights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote
Wendy Welch (dressed as the Wicked Queen) and Shannon J. McGrann (dressed as Snow White) bicker on their way to a costume party in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
Christopher Dontrell Piper and Whitney Coulter prepare for work in Sunset Baby.
Latest From Eats
A fully exposed kitchen allows dinners to gawk at the behind-the-scenes action. Photo by Kayla Stigall.

Go for a Spin!

Southlake’s new pizzeria stands out in a crowded scene.
The number of fast-casual pizza options in Southlake is a little staggering. Even within the various sub-genres, the fast-growing, affluent Tarrant County suburb is suddenly pizza-rich. The town already had plenty of options, r...
Ferrari’s’ beautifully presented Italian fare harks back to classic fine dining. Photo by Jordan Ricaurte.
Art by Natalie Ibarra
This California roll is one of the sushi entrées at Pan Asia Cuisine. Photo by Jordan Ricaurte.
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Photo by Steve Steward

Cheddar’s is for the ’Burbs

Chow, Baby
Until recently, my only impression of Cheddar’s Casual Café (1937 Airport Fwy, Bedford, 817-540-0778) came from a friend of mine who used to work for the company. He was a manager at one of the chain’s many area restaurant...
Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW. 817-336-0311.
Latest From Film Reviews

Leave One Man Behind

The Martian is the Apollo 13 of our generation.
Kristian Lin
Of late, directors the caliber of Christopher Nolan and Brad Bird have made science-fiction spectacles engineered to lift our spirits and turn our faces to the skies again but only wound up falling on their faces in Interstella...
Emily Blunt's job takes her to a dark place in "Sicario."
Josh Brolin finds himself in an unenviable spot while trying to climb "Everest."
Johnny Depp ponders his next criminal misdeed in Black Mass.
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Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Goodnight Mommy (R) This Austrian horror film stars Elias and Lukas Schwarz as twin brothers who no longer recognize their mother (Susanne Wuest) after she gets cosmetic surgery. Also with Hans Escher. (Opens Friday in ...
Cooties opens Friday in Dallas.
Bloodsucking Bastards opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills.
Latest From Arts
“Colonel Platoff on His Charger” is one of the celebrated artworks at the Modern’s Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.

Princes and Queens

The Modern’s Kehinde Wiley show is glorious and momentous.
Kristian Lin
In 1849, the painter Gustave Courbet scandalized the French art world with “A Burial at Ornans,” a huge work that depicted an ordinary peasant funeral on a grand scale, the kind usually reserved for celebrating kings, battl...
Art by Elizabeth Ratliff
Participants in the Teen Artist Project have the opportunity to display their works at Gallery 414 through May. Photo by Jesse Barnett.
Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.
Latest From Gallery
Jesse Barnett’s “To Accident and Abandon Such Customary Writings”


Fort Worth Weekly
There’s only a few days left to take in UTA’s Fall Gallery Night show, Selections from the University Art Collection. The works by faculty members is a continuation of the similar show that was at UTA over the summer.  
Jim Basham’s “The Bicycler — Paris 1922”
Part of the festivities for Fall Gallery Night include the opening at FWCAC of Christopher Troutman’s drawings.
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra’s “Al fin del rollo”