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Lost in the Crowd at SXSW

Except for the parking, crowds, cops, bands, and venues, this year’s festival was a blast.
Steve Steward
In retrospect, complaining about any part of South by Southwest sounds inordinately whiny. It’s not on par with bitching that the gold leaf on your gold leaf-topped ice cream sundae is oddly shaped but whiny nevertheless. So ...


(From left to right) Lauren Childs, J.W. Wilson, and Leigh Ann Williams are set to put Fort Worth artists to work. Photo by Edward Brown.

The Art Corridor

There’s a new contemporary art gallery in town.
Edward Brown
Along with every other gallery in Fort Worth (and some in Alrington and even Euless), Fort Works Art celebrated Spring Gallery Night last Saturday. But unlike every other gallery in town, Fort Works Art was also celebrating its...



Photo by David Dunn.

Lonesome Dove’s Rawhide

After years of transforming leather into art, Jim Linnell is excited to celebrate the legendary TV series.
DAVID DUNN
When most people look at a sheet of leather, they usually see just that: a piece of smooth, firm material. But leather crafter Jim Linnell sees each one hiding a new creation, like how a painter views a canvas or a sculptor a m...


Singer Charles Bradley drew the biggest crowd on 35 Denton’s second day. Photo by Jeremy Hallock.

Festival Season Has Arrived

Local bands ruled at this year’s 35 Denton.
JEREMY HALLOCK
Denton’s massive annual music festival returned for its seventh year with even more emphasis on local artists, which was by no means a bad thing. Although 35 Denton had about 100 fewer bands than last year, there were still m...



La Poblana rewards adventurous diners with distinct regional cuisine. Photo by Lee Chastain.

No Frills Mexican

La Poblana specializes in regional cuisine that doesn’t cater to gringos.
LAUREN PHILLIPS
According to legend, the nuns panicked when they were told to expect a visit from the archbishop. They had nothing suitable to serve such a distinguished guest. In desperation, the cloistered women prayed for guidance, and an a...


Matthew Carroll sanding the plaster frame. Photo by Erin Ratigan.

Fueling Tomorrow

A UNT team will join hundreds of other students to try to bring the automotive industry into the 21st century.
Erin Ratigan
Every April since 2006, students from all over North and South America flock to Detroit, Mich., with a shared purpose: to change the future of the automotive industry by competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The contest...



Doug Atkins reads up on his new boss’ preferred aesthetic in Stage West’s Buyer & Cellar.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 16 - The great Shakespeare director Trevor Nunn once compared As You Like It to a beer commercial, feeling that its rollicking good cheer was forced. Polly Findlay cures that in her staging of the comedy at the National The...


Sam-Lao

New Local Music

The Live Oak released a live compilation and Sam Lao sashays delightfully.
Fort Worth Weekly
Live at the Live Oak, Vol. 1, various artists The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge is an acoustically and aesthetically pleasing joint to go listen to traveling singer-songwriters as they pass through town. And now it’s a wel...



“The heirloom vegetable salad was an impeccable mélange of textures and flavors.” Photo by Lee Chastain.

Pressed for Time

Chef Felipe Armenta’s third try has a few kinks to work out.
BY LAURIE JAMES
At 11:30 a.m. on a sunny Saturday morning, the hostess at Press Café indicated an inside table for two would be available in 45 minutes to an hour. Seating options include about two dozen tables inside, an upstairs patio that ...


Christopher Taylor, Shayleigh Ward, and Caddo Lindsey are caught in a triangle in UNT’s Stage Kiss.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 9 - David Itkin and six students will take turns conducting the UNT Symphony Orchestra as it accompanies the students who have won the music school’s concerto competition. You’ll hear soloists play the marimba and the e...