Posts Tagged ‘features’
Ryan Clayton and wife Vanessa Clayton could be seen as local representatives of an entirely new art genre. Fever Dream Interactive

Fever Dreaming

Ryan Clayton places viewers at the center of his psychedelic art.
Edward Brown
Ryan Clayton admits his interactive and immersive approach to art lies somewhere between painting and live rock ’n’ roll. And he’s totally fine with that. A recent exhibit at the Race Street studio Bobby on Drums manifest...


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Northern Rising

Turbid North is back, with a more diverse sound.
Steve Steward
The last time I interviewed Turbid North, the Alaskan-born, Texas-based death metal band, was on a brief break from touring in support of Orogeny, a full-length album released on a notable indie metal label called Ironclad Reco...



Tornup’s
Collider Scope

New Local Music

Both experimental rapper Tornup and psychedelic Americana artist Carnation released new albums.
Fort Worth Weekly
Tornup’s Collider Scope Collider Scope (Ephemeral Hangs), Fort Worth rapper Tornup’s follow-up to Impossible Dreams, is a sonic collage of experimental music and vocals. Tornup is a talker. The Fort Worth underground rapper...


Twelve Stones’ pot de créme is a delicately caramel-flavored pudding with crystals of sea salt.  Photo courtesy of 12 Stones.

A Stone’s Throw

Twelve Stones aspires to greatness and comes quite close.
Laurie James
You have to admire a second-career chef  –– someone who loves food so much that he would ditch a successful IT career for the grueling pace of running a kitchen. Twelve Stones’ chef-owner David Burdick went to culinary s...



Patrick Bynane chalks up the inaccuracies of Amphibian Stage Productions’ Isaac’s Eye.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 10 - We’re probably not the only ones who find it ironic that a beer-and-standup-comedy night features a comic named Coffee. Joe Coffee is one of six acts who take the stage at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studio’s Good Beer...


Tom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Big Brown, Big Bad

It’s been years since North Texas air was clean, and if Texas has its way, the air will stay dirty.
Jeff Prince
Exhaust emissions from Tarrant County cars create poor air quality around here, but other factors are making it hard for people to breathe, particularly folks with asthma. Summer winds carry pollutants here from three outdated ...



“Hollywood” is one of the pieces in American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood at the Amon Carter Museum.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 3 - Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is perhaps his most traditional work, a raw and crushing statement ironically written during one of the happiest periods of the composer’s life. He eschewed his typical song quotes and bird c...


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Fort Worth in Black & White

A local author sheds light on Fort Worth’s historic black communities.
Edward Brown
Over the decades, Richard Selcer has focused largely on local sagas, such as the rise and fall of Hell’s Half Acre and the lives of early Fort Worth lawmen. Admittedly, those kinds of subjects have lots of appeal. Who doesn...



The sweet tea chicken had a pleasant, herbal flavor. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Too Old School

Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro plays it safe.
LAUREN PHILLIPS
My guest and I arrived at Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro on a Thursday evening just as dinner service was beginning to wind down. The suburban space in North Richland Hills is bright and clean with high ceilings and concrete f...


Men-of-Extinction

New Local Music

Three delightfully unclassifiable non-rock albums came out recently.
Fort Worth Weekly
Men of Extinction’s We Made it Ourselves Jim Colegrove releases a self-produced album every year or two, and the projects tend to sound familiar and unexpected at the same time. He’s a musical jumping bean who records under...