Posts Tagged ‘features’

Top 10 Censored Stories of 2016

From Big Pharma to more wars over oil, here’s what the mainstream media didn’t tell you this year.
By Paul Rosenberg with Terrelle Jerricks
Throughout its 40-year history, Project Censored has covered a lot of ground that the corporate mainstream media have missed. Begun by Carl Jensen, a sociology professor at California’s Sonoma State University shortly after W...

At Lena Pope’s art therapy wall, kids in treatment convey how they feel about themselves. Courtesy Lena Pope.

Project SAFeR

Kids and young teens with problematic sexual behaviors now have a place to turn to for help in Tarrant County.
Peter Gorman
It’s not a subject easily discussed, and it affects such a small portion of the population that most people don’t know it exists. But for those affected by it, it can be devastating. It is problematic sexual behavior (PSB) ...

Pantego Bay’s etouffee was swimming with perfectly cooked crawfish. Photo by Lisa Warner.

Get There Fast, Take it Slow

Pantego Bay relies on fresh seafood, not gimmicks.
Lauren Phillips
I didn’t pull up to Pantego Bay in an especially generous mood. Few roads lead to the town of Pantego, and getting there during weekday rush hour traffic can be a frustrating exercise. My guests and I converged, at long last,...


The Big G

Godzilla is back, and he’s more symbolic than ever.
Cole Williams
Sometimes your work and your passions collide. In other words, I’m getting paid to write about a Godzilla movie. Thankfully, Shin Godzilla is pretty damn good. Too bad, for once, I’m not crazy about Godzilla himself. Or its...

“The Pointe de Héve at Low Tide”

Early Impressions

The Kimbell’s new show focuses on Monet’s youthful period.
Kristian Lin
If you’re going to put on an art show about Claude Monet at this point, you’d better have something new to say. That’s the challenge facing the Kimbell Art Museum, which opened Monet: The Early Years last week. The exhibi...

Cover by Scott Latham.

There Will Be Oil

Locals are joining a national movement against the Dakota Access pipeline.
Karen Gavis
Pen in hand, Tucker Dean stopped to sign his name. “I want to help out any way I can,” said the UTA drama major. “I just disagree with it in general.” The “it” he doesn’t like is the Dakota Access pipeline, propos...

Tornup: “I never thought I’d play out and become Warren Buffett.”

The Future is Now

Rapper Tornup is pushing the boundaries of hip-hop.
Eric Griffey
As Fort Worth-based rapper Tornup sat at Avoca Coffee during a bustling lunch hour trying to answer a reporter’s (overly) simple question –– How would you describe your rap style? –– the tall, striking Near Southside ...

The women of The Dressmaker are dressed for the Australian outback.

The Dressmaker: Sew Vindictive

For great fashions and bloody revenge, say yes to The Dressmaker.
Kristian Lin
I suspect that if I were Australian, I’d think The Dressmaker was the best thing I’d seen. After all, it is a nice showcase for a bunch of the country’s actors, and it tackles the great Australian theme of hating your rep...

Tokyo Joe’s Cali poke roll (center) is a delicious bargain. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Hey, Joe

Build-your-own Japanese cuisine brings its clean eating concept to the Waterside development.
Laurie Barker James
About 20 years ago, Larry Leith opened Tokyo Joe’s, a Colorado-based Japanese restaurant franchise with a focus on clean eating –– somewhat of a novelty back in the ’90s. Joe’s first Texas outpost opened last month in...

Texas Ballet Theater’s version of DGV was quite a jolt.

TBT: On Pointe

Texas Ballet Theater rendered two contemporary pieces with aplomb.
Leonard Eureka
Taking on two hefty contemporary works for its season-opening program in Bass Performance Hall last weekend – Carlos Acosta’s Carmen and Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse – Texas Ballet Theater looked ...