Around Fort Worth

Ridglea Theater to Stay Put

Anthony Mariani
Though the building might be changing ownership, the Ridglea Theater, according to owners Wesley and Richard Hathaway, is here to stay. Here’s a note from Wesley sent earlier today: “As has been the case too many times duri...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
…back from vacation edition. I didn’t get many emails this week. Maybe everyone knew I was gone and didn’t want to bother me. Roll those restaurant specials in at eric.griffey@fwweekly.com Blue Mesa Grill (160...



Weekender, Fri., July 17

Anthony Mariani
Pretty much all day tomorrow (Saturday) at the Kimbell (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, in the Cultural District, 817-332-8451) will be devoted, and rightfully so, to Philip Haas’ new, groundbreaking exhibit –– Butchers, Dragons, G...


Give ‘Til it Hurts

Jimmy Fowler
Perpetually cash-starved arts organizations – and all of them are – must invent clever ways to pull donations out of reluctant pockets. Entertaining those potential givers is always a good method. With that in mind, Amphibi...



Police Report on Rainbow Lounge

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth police have just released some reports relating to the raid at the Rainbow Lounge raid on the night of June 27-28. Their version differs markedly from the accounts of numerous bar patrons interviewed by Fort Worth We...


Telegraph Canyon Preps New Album

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth folk-rockers Telegraph Canyon are in the process of positioning themselves for the Big Time, as well they should –– they’re excellent. The band recently hired multi-instrumentalist Brian McCorquodale from dearl...



Local Film Industry Mixer Tonight

Anthony Mariani
Adam Dietrich, artistic director of the multi-media performance art group The Butterfly Connection, is hosting a film-industry mixer tonight at 6 p.m. at 7001 E. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 109, on the East Side. People either current...


Call for Actors, Extras

Anthony Mariani
Extras and actors are needed for a short film being shot at the Chat Room Pub (1263 W. Magnolia Ave.) on Sun., July 26, from 10 a.m. ’til 5 p.m. (The bar will open at 3 p.m.) The film, inspired by Andy Warhol’s 1963 film Ki...



Strange Tribute

Jimmy Fowler
Regular viewers of NBC Channel 5 by now know that veteran TV reporter Brett Johnson died unexpectedly and far too young from pancreatitis over the weekend. I’d seen many of his reports over the years, and he always came acros...


Bachelorette Douchebag Comes to Town

Anthony Mariani
Look, I don’t like throwing stones –– enough have been thrown at me to know that most of them almost always come from only partially informed people, never from folks who actually know the whole story. And while I’ve se...