Posts Tagged ‘1919 Hemphill’

Top 5 Shows

1.) At the bar the other night, Telegraph Canyon frontman Chris Johnson was celebrating his band’s last day in the studio. The follow-up to 2009’s The Tide and The Current (seems like decades ago, right?) should be out earl...


The Top 5 Shows

(This, my Thursday installment of “interesting,” for lack of a better word, concerts, has gone by several different names since its inception last month, most recently “The Top 5 Shows,” but I don’t think I’ve found...


Video Boom at 1919 Hemphill

Can we expect a revival of interest in movies on VHS the way music on vinyl has enjoyed such a wave in the digital era? Eh, probably not. The VHS format is clunky to store and smeary to watch. But such obsolescence and obscurit...

William Bryan Massey III strikes a redneck poster-boy pose.

Redneck Poetry

William Bryan Massey III doesn’t play music anymore. The former drummer for the Fort Worth punk band The Playthings hung up his sticks a long time ago. But the gray-bearded, bespectacled Fred’s Texas Café cook is a rock ...

1919 Fight Tragic But Not Shocking

Anthony Mariani
There’s no doubt that the Near South Side is in flux. As the neighborhood continues its transformation from an urban wasteland into a bona fide cultural district, the attendant growing pains will become more intense. Seemingl...

1919 Swap Meet

Jimmy Fowler
George Carlin did a very famous routine about all the crap we collect over a lifetime. He summed it up this way: “The meaning of life is trying to find a place for your stuff.” If you’re interested in unloading some of yo...

“Point Break” at 1919

Jimmy Fowler
This is interesting: Tonight (Mon Feb 27), 1919 Hemphill will offer a screening of the 1991 action flick Point Break, which is about an FBI agent who goes undercover at a California beach to investigate a group of bank-robbing...

DFW Craftivism

Jimmy Fowler
A recent Washington Post article looked at the new trend of domestic hobbies among young women – stuff like knitting, sewing, quilt-making, etc. – and wondered if it’s a step back from feminist advances. The story mention...

DFW Craftivism Meets

Jimmy Fowler
DFW Craftivism is a local group of socially conscious crafters who’re into everything from knitting, crocheting, and sewing to screen-printing, making patches, and creating ‘zines. They view getting together and making thin...

“Defend the Gulf” at 1919 Hemphill

Jimmy Fowler
We Americans tend to have the attention span of gnats, so Big News Stories too often come and go without leaving much of an impression. The Gulf Restoration Network is an organization of concerned citizens striving to keep peop...