Mavs Killer In Town; Bet Farm On Portland

Jeff Prince
NBA referee/Mavericks slayer Danny Crawford will be working tonight’s playoff game between the Dallas Mavs and the Portland Trail Cookies at American Airlines Center. Why is that important? Crawford wouldn’t cross t...

Sarah Palin Book Chilling? You Betcha!

Jeff Prince
Former Alaska governor, current pop culture celebrity, future presidential hopeful, and ultimate insignificant blip on the political radar Sarah Palin will be exposed in a “chilling” tell-all book. Former aide Frank...

Hollywood’s Edna Gladney

Jimmy Fowler
Fans of Fort Worth history and classic Hollywood melodramas, take note: Tomorrow afternoon (Tue Apr 19) at 3:45pm, the basic cable channel Turner Classic Movies will screen Blossoms in the Dust (1941), a very glossy Technicolor...

Party with Porky

Jimmy Fowler
PETA members and cabbage heads, avert your eyes: Sunday afternoon (Apr 17) 4-7pm, Texas Toast Culinary Tours will present an “Urban Chuck Wagon Pig-Pickin’” food party at Rahr & Sons Brewery, 704 Galveston Av...

Cover Songs on Movie Soundtracks: A Brief History

Kristian Lin
I appreciate a good movie soundtrack when I hear one, and in between feeling guilty about failing to mention The Chemical Brothers’ propulsive soundtrack to Hanna in my review of the film, I’ve been listening to the Sucker ...

Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction Set

Anthony Mariani
Is Chris Blay’s annual Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction going mainstream? Nah. It’s just getting bigger. On Sat., Apr. 30, at William Campbell Contemporary Art (4935 Byers Ave., West Side, 817-737-9566) –– that’s r...

Brewfest in Photos

Anthony Mariani
Special thanks to photog John Moore, who took the snaps below last weekend during the inaugural Brewfest on Crockett. Evidently, about 3,000 people clicked through throughout the day. See ya next year.

Richie Budd: But Is It Art?

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Art” page answers that age old question: “But is it art?” Yes, it is – it’s Fort Worth “performative sculptor” Richie Budd’s art. Budd, a UNT graduate and member of the now defunct but still-dis...

Are You a Hipster or Scenester?

Anthony Mariani
Via Harper’s, a.k.a. the best magazine in the world, ever, below is a tasty sampling of multiple interviews conducted with young people as part of research for a paper published in The Journal of Consumer Research. The study ...

NY Times Echoes FW Weekly

Jeff Prince
See, we at the Fort Worth Weekly aren’t the only ones worrying about the natural gas industry and the environmental shortcuts they take and the pollution and problems they cause. The New Y0rk Times, a major news voice of ...