Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

Whole Foods Has Baby Food — In A Bar

Susie Geissler
It’s probably fairly glaring to Last Call readers that I’m not a native Texan. My formative years were split between Chicagoland and a tiny little dot on the Northern Illinois map named Byron (Pop. 2,000). The town has the ...


Jacob Furr’s Sierra Madre

By Jasun Lee
Jacob Furr Sierra Madre (Self-released)   On 2014’s Trials and Traces, Jacob Furr delivered a heartbreaking work of staggering darkness in the wake of losing his wife to cancer the year before. Throughout the album’s 1...

courtesy spoonfedtribe.com

Our Tribe’s Fall Classic

Jerome 57 has been in his band longer than he hasn’t. Now 35, he cofounded Spoonfed Tribe when he was at the tender age of 15. Not many other North Texas musicians can claim a similarly lengthy musical/professional relationsh...



Sur Duda showcases the lo-fi leanings of War Party frontman Cameron Smith.
Steve Steward
Cameron Smith wanted to be a songwriter in his early teens, he said, after first hearing Bob Dylan. In fact, War Party originated as a vehicle for Smith to record and perform his material before the band’s writing process bec...

Maria Louisa Harth-Bedoya and Shauna Thompson play the Modern, Thu.

Classical Music Roundup

Kristian Lin
There are so many music events going on this week that there isn’t room enough for them in this space, but we thought we’d include some of the highlights here. Thursday features a concert by Guitar Fort Worth, as guitarist ...

Brandon Wimmer brandishes a weapon at Jeff Wittekiend in Artisan Center Theater’s The 39 Steps.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 26 – Seems entirely appropriate that Halloween week features a broadcast of Don Giovanni, an opera that ends with the main character being dragged down to Hell by the statue of the man he killed. The climax of M...

A work crew prepares Fort Worth's coolest bridge for its close-up. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Color Us Happy

Fort Worth’s majestic West 7th Street Bridge cost about $26 million to build and is only two years old. So we were surprised while driving across the bridge this week to see the concrete archways looking rather discolored, pa...

Mimi Marziani met with Steve Wallace and other local lawyers to discuss ways to protect minority groups. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Texas Civil Rights Project

A litigation-focused nonprofit is setting roots in North Texas.
Edward Brown
During a recent speaking engagement in Fort Worth, Mimi Marziani got right down to business. The executive director of the Texas Civil Rights Project described the various lawsuits that her 25-year-old Austin-based group is ove...

"Einstein on the Ranch"


Fort Worth Weekly
Jim Malone’s “Einstein on the Ranch” Jim Malone experiments with all manner of both media and subject matter, and you can see the common threads running through his work at his show at Artspace 111. The title, Scene/Not S...

Rachel Weisz stars as Deborah Lipstadt, the American professor of history who was sued for libel by British Holocaust denier David Irving (Timothy Spall) in Denial.

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING   American Pastoral (R) Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel about a man who wonders if his teenage daughter (Dakota Fanning) is drifting into radical 1960s terrorism. Also wi...