Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’
Not many people gave Democratic candidate Ann Richards a prayer of winning the Texas gubernatorial race in 1990 against the deep-pocketed Republican rancher Clayton Williams. But Richards pulled off a victory and became only th...
Real-world performers are making real-world money in virtual reality.
Singer-songwriter Matthew Broyles is setting up for a gig. He’s seated in front of a microphone with his playlist at his feet, tuning his acoustic guitar and lightly running through some of the chord changes he’ll be perfor...
Blank-Men aren’t just doing something different. These four Fort Worthians are doing something different well. There’s a strong retro influence in their music, perhaps obviously –– the only thing “new” these days is...
Fuzzy, loud desert rock gets taken to new heights by Duell.
North Texas was covered in snow. It was late February, in the thick of the blizzard. Forrest Barton dragged himself from the cozy confines of his Haltom City retreat to the nearest liquor store to buy some beer and a bottle of ...
The Gallery at UTA
You can get a jump on Gallery Night’s festivities by attending the opening reception for Mary McCleary and Andrea Rosenberg. UTA’s exhibit to open the semester features McCleary’s collages and Rosenberg’s drawings, and ...
A bridge construction project puts a local business owner’s dream in peril.
The opening of The BBQ Ranch last year marked a personal milestone for owner Mike Fisher. Three years ago, a family tragedy nearly ended his lifelong dream of building a barbecue eatery on his family’s ranch outside Loop 820,...
The calendar says it’s still summer, but Fall Gallery Night is upon us anyway to herald the coming of autumn, inundating us with art and challenging us to make a complete meal out of amuse bouches. The biggest opening this we...
Stockyards supporters fear that a new zoning scheme could open the door to casinos.
The man with the big cowboy hat who manages Leddy’s boot store in the Stockyards presents a sharp figure. Mark Dunlap’s clothes are starched and ironed. His white hat is clean, creases sharp. The store is immaculate. He run...
A big indie-rock band and talented newcomer come together in a likely place.
High-waisted Wranglers: bringing musicians together since, well, since two months ago. It all started at the Near Southside watering hole The Boiled Owl, where Austin Jenkins, guitarist in the major- label Austin/Fort Worth/Dal...
Who says you can’t find Big Apple-type musicals in Fort Worth.
Matthew Blake Floyd’s professional journey has come full circle. After learning the ropes of musical theater as a student at Casa Mañana and eventually spending some time working in theater in New York City, he’s returned ...