Posts Tagged ‘dallas’
National Theatre Live brings King Lear to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
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

KRISTIAN LIN
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...


RICK SPRINGFIELD READS AN EXCITING STORY IN FORT WORTH WEEKLY (photo by Jeff Prince)

Rick Springfield Does Dallas, Not Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Gosh, Rick, we thought you liked us. But you come to North Texas, hang out with our next door neighbor for two days of music and fun, and don’t even stop by for a quick hello? Really? It seems like only yesterday that you...



AN APPLE A DAY USED TO KEEP DALLAS AWAY FROM AMON CARTER SR. BUT NOW HIS PRECIOUS PAPER WILL BE PRINTED THERE.

Star-Telegram Says Adios To Printing Plant, 275 Employees

Jeff Prince
Amon Carter Sr. loved him some Fort Worth. The wealthy benefactor, namesake of a museum, and late founder of the  Fort Worth Star-Telegram supposedly carried a sack lunch whenever he traveled on business to Dallas — he d...


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Big D’s Big Plan

STATIC
Dallas doesn’t generally follow in Cowtown’s hoofprints. When it comes to gas drilling, the city’s Plan Commission was smart enough to look our way — where it saw a stinking, poisonous mess and looked away again. Rather...



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Former TV Anchorman Mike Snyder Has Interesting New Job

Jeff Prince
Former TV anchorman Mike Snyder dropped out of the public eye in 2010 after Channel 5 no longer wanted his weird ass telling us the nightly news. I blogged on Snyder’s departure back then and called him “the worst o...


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Town Of Cow Works Like Dog

Jeff Prince
The DFW Metroplex labor force (me in particular) works its ass off. Real estate blog Movoto analyzed cities across America to see who worked hardest, and North Texans represented themselves well. Arlington came in second, Fort ...



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Museum Swap: The Perot is Pretty Groovy

ANTHONY MARIANI
Never mind all of the noise you’ve (probably) been hearing about the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. The building is not as offensive as most architecture critics have said it is (especially that guy from the L....


HOUSTON, YOU'VE GOT A PROBLEM -- YOU'RE NO FORT WORTH (flickr photo by L. Marie)

Cowtown Is Wowtown To Larry McMurtry

Jeff Prince
The notoriously grumpy guy (Larry McMurtry) who wrote the greatest Western novel of all time (Lonesome Dove) has something sweet to say about my favorite city (Fort Worth). The February issue of Texas Monthly shares an essay by...