Astronautalis Freestyle About Phife Dawg at Lola’s Saloon

Eric Griffey
I originally set out to do a review of Wednesday night’s Astronautalis show at Lola’s Saloon, but that would be a little like Garfield critiquing lasagne or Kanye West trying to be objective about Kanye. In other wo...

photo by DocHopHead

On Tap in Fort Worth: Big Texas Beer Fest

Edward Brown
They say if you drink alone often you might have a problem. I say if you’re drinking craft beer alone you’re simply missing out. North Texas is offering evermore beer-centric events (Untapped, Best Little Brewfest, North Te...

Mothership at Lola's

Concert Review: Fuzzed Out! Fest at Lola’s Saloon

Jasun Lee
This past Saturday, Lola’s Saloon hosted the fourth installment of Up To Eleven Entertainment’s Fuzzed Out! Fest. The day-long, riff-tastic soiree featured nine stoner/psych-rock bands from North Texas and beyond. The core ...


Top 5 Shows

Fort Worth Weekly
1) Andy Bothwell, better known as Beck-like rapper Astronautalis, less known as an SMU theater grad, notable for studio team-ups with local critical darlings like Midlake and Sara Jaffe, not to mention team-ups with internation...


Kholodenko Deaths Are Now Double Murder

Kristian Lin
Worst suspicions have been validated as Benbrook police have arrested Sofya Tsygankova for the murders of her daughters Nika and Michela on Thursday. She continues to be held at John Peter Smith Hospital undergoing mental evalu...

Bernie Ball

Sports Rush: Bernie Ball

Rush Olson
There’s a race going on, one that generates more attention than even the biggest Olympic 100-meter dash or New York Marathon. A few finalists have broken away from the field in the contest to become U.S. Commander-In-Chief. A...

Vadym Kholodenko

Vadym Kholodenko’s Public Statement on Tragedy

Edward Brown
One day after his two daughters (5-year-old Nika and 1-year-old Michela) were found dead in his Benbrook home, Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, released a short written statement...

The Kholodenko family in happier times.

UPDATED: Death at Kholodenko House

Kristian Lin
This truly terrible story is still developing out of Benbrook: Van Cliburn Competition gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko arrived at his home yesterday morning and found his daughters killed in their beds, while his estranged wife ...

Martin House

On Tap in Fort Worth: Martin House Brewing Turns Three

Edward Brown
It feels a lot longer than three years. Martin House Brewing has become a staple in grocery and specialty store and thousands of fridges in the region in that short time. What would life be like without The Imperial Texan, Salt...


Maren Morris Gets Local Media Love At SXSW

Jeff Prince
Arlington singer-songwriter turned Nashville budding star Maren Morris made the most of her SXSW gig yesterday at the Spotify House in Austin. At least the North Texas’ two major dailies think so. The Dallas Morning News ...