Posts Tagged ‘dallas’

Calling All Activists

Downwinders at Risk, a local nonprofit working to get communities involved in the fight for clean air and environmental rights, has just announced a three-day gathering designed to help Texas’ grassroots environmental advocat...

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Ground Zero 360 Showing For Free In Dallas

Jeff Prince
Calling it a stroke of luck would be crass, but it was, well, momentous that a film crew was in New York making a documentary about a firefighter on 9-11. They were filming on the streets when they heard a low-flying plane, loo...


Long Dallas Shadow

Maybe my mentality is just different from the average Fort Worthian’s. I’m not from a twin city, and until relocating here 12-plus years ago from Houston (via New York City via Philadelphia via Pittsburgh), I never lived in...

Earth Day

Up Next: That Senator with the Snowball

Apparently the CEO of British Petroleum and the captain of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker weren’t available. Too bad. Those two would have fit perfectly among the list of speakers at this year’s Earth Day Texas set for March 2...


Banking on the Poor

A Dallas nonprofit’s legal battles could change affordable housing programs nationwide.
Gayle Reaves
In the early 1980s, Dallas civil rights attorney Mike Daniel and his law partner Betsy Julian were fighting to desegregate public housing in East Texas. At The Dallas Morning News, two reporters read the horror stories about pu...


Hellooo, Dallas

It’s au revoir for Tarrant County Homeless Coalition director Cindy Crain, who took over as president and CEO of Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance on Feb. 1. After a three-month nationwide search by the alliance, board chair Bri...

College Football Blotch

Fort Worth Owes Thanks To Former Mayor For ESPN Love

Jeff Prince
A former mayor deserves a pat on the back for all the hoopla in downtown Fort Worth this week. ESPN is making Sundance Square its base camp leading up to the College Football National Championship game at AT&T Stadium in Ar...

National Theatre Live brings King Lear to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Wednesday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 21 Sam Mendes’ staging of King Lear won rave reviews for its conception of Shakespeare’s tragic hero as a genocidal dictator and its opulent staging. (The Guardian opened its review with, “It would be worth it for...

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Weather Channel Bending To Joel Burns Storm

Jeff Prince
The Weather Channel has bowed to the viral weight of Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns after it crossed Twitter swords with him this week. The station is making changes based on the councilman’s complaints about the s...

I, Frankenstein opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: I, Frankenstein (PG-13) Aaron Eckhart stars in this supernatural thriller as the mad scientist’s creation who has survived into the modern age to take part in a war between gargoyles and demons. Also with Yvonne Stra...