Random Stuff

Fred’s Collects Toys for River Oaks

Anthony Mariani
Every year, employees and friends of Fred’s Texas Café in the West 7th Street corridor deliver meals to homeless people. This holiday season, the homestyle-cooking restaurant will also be collecting toys for the River Oaks P...


World Cup Draw (Groups E-H)

Kristian Lin
GROUP E NETHERLANDS Coach: Bert van Marwijk. Nickname: De Oranje. Honors: Champions, Euro 1988. Semifinals, Euro 2004, 2000, 1992, 1976. Fourth place, World Cup 1998. Notes: They skated to the tournament in a weak qualifying gr...



Weekender: Fri., Dec. 11, 2009

Anthony Mariani
Oxford University-educated Nigerian artist and photographer Adeniyi Olagunju, who’s studying for his MFA at TCU, is one of several local artists –– and three TCU MFA candidates –– who’ll be exhibiting work at Galler...


TIME Mag Salutes Kimbell Art, Fort Worth

Anthony Mariani
In TIME magazine’s current Top-10 of everything from 2009 issue, the Kimbell’s Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons ranks as the seventh best art exhibit, according to TIME art critic Richard Lacayo. But Philip Haas’ f...



Glee Is Gone! (Until April)

Kristian Lin
That headline is right, unfortunately. Last night’s episode of Glee is the last one until the spring, which is a major bummer for us fans of the show. (Some of us have named ourselves Gleeks, though whoever came up with that ...


Season of the Witch

Jimmy Fowler
As this week’s ”Stage” review indicates, Mark Medoff’s internet-era Christmas fable “Kringle’s Window” — given a local revival by Theatre Arlington — didn’t quite work for me. Though its heart is in ...



World Cup preview (Groups A-D)

Kristian Lin
GROUP A SOUTH AFRICA Coach: Carlos Alberto Parreira. Nickname: The Bafana Bafana. Honors: Champions, African Cup of Nations 1996. Second place, African Cup of Nations, 1998. Fourth place, Confederations Cup 2009. Notes: Perhaps...


Frosty The Perv

Jeff Prince
As it turns out, Frosty the Snowman isn’t frosty at all. He’s into strip clubs, porn, sadomasochism, scrutinizing breast sizes, and all kinds of hot and steamy stuff. CBS is getting jiggy wid its online Christmas promotions...



AwkQuarius Filthifies Fat Albert

Anthony Mariani
In addition to knockin’ old-school, R&B-inflected rap out the box daily, two young North Texas rhyme-makers, Dallas’ Pikahsso and Arlington’s Tahiti –– together known as AwkQuarius –– have been hearkening back...


Poag Mahone’s Grand Re-Opening

Anthony Mariani
Poag Mahone’s will celebrate its grand re-opening on Thursday. The Irish pub has relocated from a building on West 7th Street to a building about 10 feet away at the intersection of West 7th and Carroll Street. The impetus be...