Posts Tagged ‘arlington’

Sucking Gas and Blowing It

Gas companies routinely tout their abilities to drill near homes and schools without major incidents. Never mind the poisonous air quality produced by the wells, the noise, the truck traffic, the earthquakes, the occasional rui...

Dylis Croman stars in Chicago at Bass Hall this weekend.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 1 - Nephew Tommy and Michael Shawn headline an April Fool’s Day show at the Improv in Arlington. At this death-defying performance, they’ll cut off and reattach their limbs, set themselves on fire, and take turns jumpin...

Olives’ owners draw from all over — including Arlington. Brian Hutson

Mediterranean Feast

From Greece, Iran, Syria, and even Russia, Olives comes calling.
Laurie Barker James
Beirut Rock Café, Istanbul Grill Turkish Mediterranean, and Prince Lebanese Grill are just a few of the top-notch Mediterranean restaurants in Arlington that have inspired Gilley Shah-Hosseini. Along with her family, she recen...

Happy New Year is among the influx of Indian films at Rave North East Mall.

Screening the World

Ethnic cinema has its ups and downs in Tarrant County.
Kristian Lin
North Texas’ increasing ethnic diversity is gradually being reflected on the screens of Tarrant County’s multiplexes. AMC Grapevine Mills has done a prosperous business for the past five years by occasionally showing Korean...

Lang Lang

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
WED • 25 - Thistle Hill’s last needlepoint exhibit was successful enough for them to bring it back. More than 60 craftspeople created the pieces in A Needlepoint Love Story Chapter II for every occasion imaginable. There’...

World of Beer

The World Is Spinning

Last Call
I recently noticed that the wannabe-tastemaking Dallas-based music blog Gorilla vs. Bear referred to Fort Worth singer-songwriter Leon Bridges’ debut album as “timeless” –– even though the record doesn’t come out un...


Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 18 This year’s Thin Line Fest is bigger than ever, beginning tonight with Eric Noren’s concert film Midlake: Live from Denton, TX, with Boxcar Bandits playing at the after-party. Other films include Far From Home,...


New, Improved Cooper Street

Last Call
Last week, I wrote about this place in Arlington on South Cooper Street called The House, which was originally a bar called Monte Carlo’s. At some point in the recent past, the owners moved the business from one side of the s...

The House Sports Bar & Grill

Take it to The House

Last Call
Did you ever go to Monte Carlo’s? It was thisdive on South Cooper Street in Arlington that used to have occasional concerts. I played there only once, but I recall that it reminded me of The Emporium in Dazed and Confused,mos...

Artes de la Rosa’s Twelfth Night.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 11 – The novelist Darin Bradley has won raves for his novel Chimpanzee, the second in a series set in a dystopian near-future America where student loan officers punish defaulters by repossessing their brains. T...