Posts Tagged ‘features’
The most dangerous man in Texas was no match for Fort Worth’s East Side.
A take-no-prisoner’s developer who was once dubbed the most dangerous man in Texas learned the hard way that Eastside folks are no pushovers. Residents who live near Chesapeake Energy’s wastewater disposal site –– the o...
Luke McGlathery isn’t just a popular sideman — his own material is creating a buzz.
Luke McGlathery is a busy dude. If the Fort Worth singer-songwriter isn’t playing gigs to promote his new album Life Ain’t Hard, or backing up his friends on bass or fiddle for their own shows, his evenings are occupied hos...
Texas Ballet Theater proves its dancers are masters of classical and contemporary.
Texas Ballet Theater’s ability to perform evening-length classics and contemporary dance pieces with equal ease was brought to mind last weekend when the company presented a trio of modern works in Bass Performance Hall: the ...
Wed 1 - Next month there will be no shortage of theater troupes trotting out patriotic material, but if you want to get an early jump on the flag-waving, Artisan Center Theatre comes through for you. Red, White, and True Blue! ...
The American Pub serves the lunch and after-bar crowds in West 7th.
The American Pub fills a woefully underrepresented niche as a spot for late-night carb-loading. In addition to its well-stocked bar, the pub intends to be known for its pizza, available by the pan until 2 a.m. nightly, and by t...
There’s more than “Our Father” to council meetings now.
Before the Pledge of Allegiance is recited –– or a motion is made or a voice is heard –– some city council meetings in North Texas begin with a prayer. Dear Lord, what the hell happened to the separation of church and s...
An aspiring brewpub owner/operator has run into some snags. And “church people.”
Eric Addison loves his adopted hometown. He moved to Benbrook from Los Angeles a year-and-a-half ago with his wife Giancarla to open a brewery. The suburb that borders southwest Fort Worth allows him to live near open fields an...
In the spirit of MST3K, these comedians are making B-movies watchable. Semi-watchable.
Nick McClanahan stared at the projector screen in front of The Grotto, a Monticello rock venue, on a recent Thursday night among two dozen other folks. The images were playing, but there wasn’t any audio. And it was 11:43. Th...
Wed 25 - Martin McDonagh’s first new play in more than 10 years is Hangmen, and its recent production at Bristol’s Old Vic has won raves for its humorous but weighty depiction of a 1960s executioner (played by David Morriss...
Southwest High’s kids won’t stop, can’t stop rocking.
Jack Black’s shrieking and guitar shredding in School of Rock would fit in fine at Southwest High School’s Contemporary Academy of Music. CAM offers free rehearsal space and professional recording equipment, allowing studen...