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Food Goes in Here

Last Call
About a month and a half ago, a woman came into The Boiled Owl Tavern on the Near South Side during my happy hour shift and asked for a glass of wine. She looked at our bottles, frowning. “I guess I’ll take the Malbec,” s...


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Music Awards Festival Lineup Announced

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Next Sunday, folks. That’s right. The 24th. The 10th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival will feature 48 Fort Worth bands and take place at eight venues in the West 7th Street corridor: Capital Bar (3017 Morton St....



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Open-Armed, Despite All

GWYNNE DYER
What if China, flush with its new wealth, opened its doors to mass immigration? It would make sense from an economic and social point of view, because its one-child-per-family policy has produced a young generation far smaller ...


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The Duality of Frank

Local actor and filmmaker Frank Mosley is taking his vision to a bigger stage.
JIMMY FOWLER
Frank Mosley is always looking for what’s going on behind the eyes — the secrets that two people in a conversation might be withholding, the words that are used to hide rather than reveal. Bearded and slight of stature, fri...



An assortment of scrumptious rolls awaits you at Ninja’s sushi buffet. Chase Martinez

Ninja Rules

Ninja Sushi & Grill isn’t your average Asian buffet.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
At first glance, Ninja Sushi & Grill, located just south of The Parks at Arlington mall, looks like any Asian buffet joint. There are hot stations of endless soup, noodles, gyoza, and tempura items and several long buffet t...


Producer Mike Garcia (far right) and the Oil Boom guys (from left to right: Steve Steward, Ryan Taylor, and Dugan Connors) pause at Fort Worth Sound, where Oil Boom recently recorded six songs.

And Boom Goes the Oil

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Gritty Dallas/Fort Worth bluesmen Oil Boom haven’t been playing out much, but they’ll be coming back Thursday with a bang. Along with Austin psyche-rockers The Boxing Lesson, Oil Boom will open a show at Lola’s Saloon (27...



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Fort Worth Weekly
At some point in life, a person quits going out during the week, whether it’s a matter of funds, kids, ankle monitors, or any of the other endlessly limiting obligations relevant to being an adult. But if you can shake free a...


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Dying for Change

Cowtown is “ground zero” in the fight to end bullying of gay teens
Andrew Mclemore | Photos by Chase Martinez
As he choked down handfuls of aspirin in the stall of a Fort Worth high school bathroom, 16-year-old Caleb felt precisely nothing. Beaten by bullies and betrayed by close friends, persecuted by family members and disappointed w...



Tang’s Pacific Bistro offers ninja chips, a beef ramen bowl, a California roll, and sesame chicken. Lee Chastain

Pacific Tang

Nothing’s hoity-toity about this small local chain, but everything’s solid.
MATTHEW McGOWAN
In any category of ethnic food, places that hew to their original tradition are usually better bets than the Americanized versions of same. But sometimes, ethnic and Americanized can be a good combo — as with Tang’s Pacific...


Though not patently obvious, Smith’s painting “Western Vistas” was inspired by mapmaking and naturalism.

Geography, Class

Mark Smith’s abstracted panoramas are drawn from nature and technology.
JIMMY FOWLER
Painter Mark Smith, 60, came by his love of the natural world early. As a kid, he spent equal time in the countryside near Denton and in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, in a little house on a high plateau near the eastern edge of the R...