Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

The Outsiders

Fort Worth Weekly
Away with the derivative and tritely academic products of the art schools! Give us the original artistic visions developed in isolation by lonely cranks and allowed to flower into their full weirdness! That’s the ethos of the...

Wright: “I don’t necessarily agree with the commission, but I see their point.” Photo courtesy The Azle News.

Bafongoo, Voters!

Shady behavior won’t stop this GOP judge from a comfy retirment [sic].
Fort Worth Weekly
Telling a political opponent to go, uh, have sex with oneself isn’t unheard of, but it is somewhat surprising coming from a judge. That’s just one of the things the State Commission on Judicial Conduct noted in its recent p...

Nearly 700 art fans visited Shipping and Receiving’s Tilt Room last weekend to view 135 works by 63 artists as part of the pop-up art show Exhibitionists. Photo by Shane Green.

Exhibitionists on the Move

A new collective of young artists is taking its DIY show to a high-end gallery.
Exhibitionists, a recent pop-up art show at Shipping & Receiving, featured some familiar names, but it mainly served as a platform for new, emerging artists. That may not seem like a revolutionary concept, but in a city whe...


Jurassic Park

It’s taken a decade for historic land along the Trinity in Arlington to go from lawless to flawless.
Karen Gavis
Art Sahlstein has seen it all. From his two-story home in Euless, the 59-year-old recently re-married father of three recalls mud flying from the tires of four-wheel drive vehicles, a screaming, mosquito-slapping wild man, and ...

Photo by Steve Steward

Cheddar’s: Facepalm Beach

Steve Steward
You know how people make enthusiastic, passionately committed plans to do a particular activity (“We should rent kayaks/go to the State Fair/sneak into this abandoned sawblade factory/haunted insane asylum”) only for them t...

Pinkish Black

Pinkish Black: Bury the Past, Eye the Future

The heavy experimental duo is set to release a new and old album.
The year 2014 was a good one for Fort Worth’s heaviest, noisiest experimental duo. In the spring, Pinkish Black completed a West Coast tour with Italian progressive rockers Goblin, kindred spirits whose soundtracks for ’70s...


New Local Music

The Toadies, Ryan Tharp, Mean Motor Scooter, Red Shahan, and Cody Lee have new music for ya.
Fort Worth Weekly
Red Shahan’s Men & Coyotes (Magnolia Records) At first glance, “Men & Coyotes” seems like a silly name for a song, much less an album. And then the track begins playing, and I’ll never doubt Red Shahan again. Th...


Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 30 - The Jewish feast of Sukkot is underway, so UNT is screening The Fixer, John Frankenheimer’s 1968 depiction of the 1911 incident in which a Russian Jew was wrongly imprisoned for the alleged ritual murder of a Christi...

Julie Boulianne sings Berlioz with FWSO.

Witold You So

Fort Worth Weekly
The Polish composer Witold Lutosławski (pronounce the “ł” like a “w” and the “w”s like “v”s) isn’t as famous as his Russian contemporary Dmitri Shostakovich, but he had similar troubles with the Communist au...

Cover illustration by Andrew Craft.

Books over Abuse

Many North Texas women are returning to college after surviving violent relationships.
Barbara Sullivan’s husband wasn’t always abusive. At first, he was kind, loving, and attentive. Then temptations got the better of him. “I lost him to drugs,” she said. “He wasn’t always like that.” Her moment of ...