Posts Tagged ‘festival’
For people grief-stricken by the Haiti earthquake, who don’t think that donating $10 to Red Cross is enough, and who love local music, a new unofficial nonprofit group might be able to offer some solace. Fort Worth Sings ...
The influence of Django Reinhardt continues to pop up in the most unusual places, like the 2007 video game BioShock, which contained several Reinhardt songs on its soundtrack.
As first reported on Blotch by longtime staff writer Eric Griffey (Sun., Jan. 3, 2010), the lovable J&J’s Blues Bar is closing its doors after 20-plus years. Owner Jim Schussler refused to discuss details with the Wee...
A sick pig can’t keep a friendly lion like Mayfest down. The City of Fort Worth’s devastating decision to cancel this year’s event due to swine flu concerns had an interesting effect on people: Residents reali...
WED • 11 Swing your razor wide, Sweeney. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s revenge opera Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street brings all of its blood-soaked murders and gorgeous songs to Casa Mañana this...
Everyone remembers Woodstock. But what about the Texas International Pop Festival?
The third Lone Star International Film Festival kicks off this weekend, and festivalgoers will be seeking something to match the awards buzz of 2007′s Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, the crowd-pleasing tendency ...
Read the Weekly’s coverage of the third annual Lone Star International Film Festival here!
Fort Worth’s historic Como neighborhood has been a source of great stories for decades, and now it’s the subject of a short independent documentary by the local husband-and-wife team of Carl and Betsy Crum.
The kiss between the young man and woman was sweet – a friendly peck, really. But it didn’t sound right. Needed more smack. The actors weren’t around anymore; filming had wrapped up months ago, and they’...