Posts Tagged ‘features’
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Black, Brown, and Seeing Red

The fight for North Texas’ new congressional district has become downright entertaining.
JEFF PRINCE, BETTY BRINK, and ANDREW MCLEMORE
Not since Dallas’ John Wiley Price dubbed Fort Worth the “Aunt Jemima capital of the world” has a politician from the Far East pissed off people in Cowtown so badly. Dallas attorney and politician Domingo Garcia is seekin...


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Flashy Tokyo Samurai

Glimpse hibachi done right at this Colleyville standout.
MATTHEW MCGOWAN
Let’s face it. Hibachi joints have become a cliché. These strip-mall fixtures, with their round-robin seating, lamely punning chefs, and overpriced fish dishes have really overstayed their welcome, right? Most of them? Maybe...



Pinkish Black’s debut album has been a long time coming and is well worth the wait.

Killer or Filler?

The 817 welcomes auspicious debuts from local doom giants, veteran Americana songwriters, and poppy newbies.
Fort Worth Weekly Staff and Contributors
By the time you reach the end of Pinkish Black’s self-titled LP, your brain feels like it’s been forced to take a journey perilously close to the event horizon of a black hole, as if skirting its edge is the only way to mak...


Stop by India Café for the masala wraps. Vishal Malhotra

Bollywouldn’t

Except for India Café’s outstanding masala wraps, there’s not much here.
ZACK SHLACHTER
Recently, on one of my customary library crawls, I passed an Indian restaurant on the corner of a strip mall in Watauga. Alternately intrigued and suspicious, I looked up India Café online from the safety of the nearest bookca...



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Fort Rock

This town is brimming with indie talent — and everyone wants a piece.
Anthony Mariani
In the late ’00s, an independent label based in New York City, Norton Records, put out a three-volume set of songs from Fort Worth’s “teen scene,” a short period in the mid-to-late 1960s when teenage boys picked up musi...


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A Valuable Crop

Private prison companies are getting rich off tough immigration laws they’re helping to push.
Peter Gorman
The Johnson County Jail in Cleburne, at the end of a short country road off the town’s main street, is a complex of imposing cinder-block buildings painted the color of tapioca. When it held only Johnson County prisoners, the...



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Second Annual Visionary Awards

Tim Harding, David Lowery, and Devon Nowlin are tops in our annual local-arts celebration.
Anthony Mariani
Here’s a conundrum: How can Fort Worth have such an incredible array of art-related institutions and not be an “art town”? (At least not yet.) Yes, there are arty aspects of the Fort that are the envy of many other, older...


Fort Worth Weekly March 14, 2010

What Ever Happened to Mandy Lane?

It’s still in limbo, but the Fort Worth filmmaker behind it forges on.
KRISTIAN LIN
In October 2006, Fort Worth Weekly reported the story of how Fort Worth’s Chad Feehan had scored a huge hit. His slasher flick All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, filmed in Texas, had played to an ecstatic crowd of about 1,400 peop...



Delicacy opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Delicacy (NR) Audrey Tautou stars in this drama as a French widow hesitating about the romantic interest of a Swedish co-worker (François Damiens). Also with Bruno Todeschini, Mélanie Bernier, Joséphine de Meaux, Pi...


North Texas Americana rockers Exit 380 headline St. Patrick's Day Madness at Poag Mahone's, Fri.

A Touch Of The Irish

Last Call
Welp, it’s that time of the year again, when all of your friends go down to Austin and have the most amazing time watching every new band that’s better and cooler than any band you’ve ever seen and partying with the most ...