Latest From Cover

Top 10 Censored Stories of 2016

From Big Pharma to more wars over oil, here’s what the mainstream media didn’t tell you this year.
By Paul Rosenberg with Terrelle Jerricks
Throughout its 40-year history, Project Censored has covered a lot of ground that the corporate mainstream media have missed. Begun by Carl Jensen, a sociology professor at California’s Sonoma State University shortly after W...
Cover by Scott Latham.
Latest From Blotch
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On Tap in Fort Worth: Brewery Projects and Updates

Edward Brown
Fort Worth’s breweries and brewpubs are a work in progress. While some sites are putting the finishing touches on brewing equipment, others are focused on aesthetic upgrades and expansions to accommodate growing throngs of ho...
Kevin Hart
Latest From Metro
Mimi Marziani met with Steve Wallace and other local lawyers to discuss ways to protect minority groups. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Texas Civil Rights Project

A litigation-focused nonprofit is setting roots in North Texas.
Edward Brown
During a recent speaking engagement in Fort Worth, Mimi Marziani got right down to business. The executive director of the Texas Civil Rights Project described the various lawsuits that her 25-year-old Austin-based group is ove...
At Lena Pope’s art therapy wall, kids in treatment convey how they feel about themselves. Courtesy Lena Pope.
Kimberly McLean: “I thought I’d buy a lot and start a community garden.” Photo by Rowan Lehr.
A wild raccoon hangs out in a tree in Tanglewood. Photo by Matthew Brown.
Latest From Music Feature
Courtesy Treehouse Cabaret.

Free to Rock

Treehouse Cabaret put in work to find a sound that can’t be pigeonholed.
Steve Steward
Say what you want about sonic identities, but no matter what a band thinks it sounds like, the common element among them all is that quest to make themselves sound unique, to discover what their signature sound is, and then hop...
Tornup: “I never thought I’d play out and become Warren Buffett.”
Latest From Static
A work crew prepares Fort Worth's coolest bridge for its close-up. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Color Us Happy

Fort Worth’s majestic West 7th Street Bridge cost about $26 million to build and is only two years old. So we were surprised while driving across the bridge this week to see the concrete archways looking rather discolored, pa...
Direct Action Texas director Aaron Harris alleges that two prominent Fort Worth elected officials benefited from voter fraud. Photo by Edward Brown.
Latest From Last Call

Whiskey Business: Working Hard

Steve Steward
I’m gonna just throw this out there because it’s come up in conversation enough times in the past month that I can’t not mention it: “Whiskey Business” is not an awesome name for a bar. Yes, it’s a perfectly service...
Latest From Hearsay

Nobel, No Bob

Does Bob Dylan do it for you? I ask only because I keep hearing that people either love him or hate him. I guess I’ve always been hovering somewhere in the middle –– not anymore, though. The 75-year-old native Minnesotan ...
You From Before is brilliant, subdued.
Arts Goggle
Programme: Starring Nathan Brown (left), Ben Hance (center), and Landon Cabarubio (right).
Latest From Stage


What’s a day’s work worth without a story to tell?
By Jackie Hoermann-Elliott
Based on a book by radio legend Studs Terkel, Working: A Musical was the first play that Jubilee Theatre Director William Earl Ray ever produced. And that was back before the veteran Austin area native was acting or directing f...
Texas Ballet Theater’s version of DGV was quite a jolt.
Hundreds of supporters came out to Shipping and Receiving last Sunday to hear musicians from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Liz Mikel, Justin Duncan, Aaron Green, Natalie Wilson King, and Djoré Nance suck on their Bootycandy at Stage West.
Latest From Eats
The selection of charcuteries are the draw at Grapevine’s Great Scott. Photo by Kayla Stigall.

Praise the Pig

Great Scott aims to bring charcuterie to the masses in Grapevine.
Laurie Barker James
On the way to Grapevine’s Great Scott, you’ll drive by a Hooters and Pluckers to reach the small, unprepossessing building –– but don’t let the exterior or the neighbors fool you. It’s what’s inside Matthew Scott...
Pantego Bay’s etouffee was swimming with perfectly cooked crawfish. Photo by Lisa Warner.
Tokyo Joe’s Cali poke roll (center) is a delicious bargain. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Tuk Tuk Thai serves big portions and big flavors. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Latest From Chow, Baby

First Look Again: Tokyo Café

Chow, Baby
I won’t pretend to be objective about the re-opening of Tokyo Café (5121 Pershing Av, 817-737-8568) this week. The venerable Japanese eatery has been shuttered for more than two years after a fire shut it down. When the plac...
Courtesy Oni Ramen.
Latest From Film Reviews
Sasha Lane feels the wind in her hair in American Honey.

Lucky Star

A British director and a Dallas native make American Honey truly epic.
Kristian Lin
You may not know who Andrea Arnold is, but she’s a genius. The native of Kent, England, has made films only sporadically in her homeland, but more often than not they’ve been blazing pieces of work, proudly working-class an...
Ewan McGregor and Jennifer Connolly in American Pastoral.
Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, and Gal Gadot think their way out of a suburban spy plot in "Keeping Up With the Joneses."
Latest From Film Shorts
Rachel Weisz stars as Deborah Lipstadt, the American professor of history who was sued for libel by British Holocaust denier David Irving (Timothy Spall) in Denial.

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING   American Pastoral (R) Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel about a man who wonders if his teenage daughter (Dakota Fanning) is drifting into radical 1960s terrorism. Also wi...
Asura: City of Madness – Jung Woo-sung stars in this Korean thriller as a dirty cop who’s caught between a crooked mayor (Hwang Jung-min) and a ruthless prosecutor (Kwak Do-won).
The Alchemist Cookbook – Ty Hickson stars in this horror movie as a young slacker who falls prey to paranoid delusions while holed up alone in the woods.
Sushant Singh Rajput stars in this biography of the legendary Indian cricketer, M.S. Dhoni.
Latest From Arts
Photo courtesy of the Modern Art Museeum of Fort Worth

KAWS it’s Cool

It’s poppy and sweet at the Modern. And sad.
By Christopher Blay
Within hours of its opening last Thursday, the website for the gift shop at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth crashed due to overwhelming demand for items related to a new exhibition. “Due to extraordinary demand,” the no...
“The Pointe de Héve at Low Tide”
Texas Ballet Theater’s version of DGV was quite a jolt.
Latest From Gallery
"Einstein on the Ranch"


Fort Worth Weekly
Jim Malone’s “Einstein on the Ranch” Jim Malone experiments with all manner of both media and subject matter, and you can see the common threads running through his work at his show at Artspace 111. The title, Scene/Not S...
Deedra Baker’s “A February Flower Bed”
Lupita Murillo Tinnen’s “Luis” and “Leticia”
Rob Rhee’s “Occupation of Uninhabited Space CLANG CLANG AWKK”
Latest From Listen Up

Phantom Sensation’s Blackgrass Express

Fort Worth Weekly
Phantom Sensation Blackgrass Express (Self-released)   By the end of Blackgrass Express, the debut album by the Fort Worth-by-way-of-Burleson husband-and-wife folk outfit Phantom Sensation, you can tell their songwriting h...