Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’
Deedra Baker’s “A February Flower Bed”


Kristian Lin
Deedra Baker’s interest in her family’s history is the impetus behind the pop-up art show that happens this Friday at the Art Room. Five: Ties That Bind uses portraits, still lifes, and landscapes to document her relationsh...

Asura: City of Madness – Jung Woo-sung stars in this Korean thriller as a dirty cop who’s caught between a crooked mayor (Hwang Jung-min) and a ruthless prosecutor (Kwak Do-won).

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING The Accountant (R) Ben Affleck stars in this thriller as an Asperger’s syndrome-suffering accountant for crime lords who tries to extricate himself as his clients and law enforcement close in. Also with Anna Kendrick,...


Trouble Blooms at Garden

Fort Worth Weekly
Something stinks in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and it’s not the newly acquired corpse plant that is growing in the conservation greenhouse. As mentioned in our August 17 edition (“Botanic Garden Growing?”), a recent s...

Kimberly McLean: “I thought I’d buy a lot and start a community garden.” Photo by Rowan Lehr.

Shoveling Love

Eastsiders and Wesleyan students breathe new life into Polytechnic Heights.
By Rowan Lehr
Eastsider and Texas Wesleyan University alum Kimberly McLean worked up a sweat on a recent afternoon while admitting that she knows very little about gardening. Still, she shoveled a small mountain of mulch onto her one-eighth ...

Cover by Scott Latham.

There Will Be Oil

Locals are joining a national movement against the Dakota Access pipeline.
Karen Gavis
Pen in hand, Tucker Dean stopped to sign his name. “I want to help out any way I can,” said the UTA drama major. “I just disagree with it in general.” The “it” he doesn’t like is the Dakota Access pipeline, propos...

You From Before is brilliant, subdued.

To Telegraph Canyon

The banjo took me by surprise. Who am I kidding. It takes a lot more than a musical instrument to stun me. A talking dog – or a Taser – would probably work. (Probably.) But an old-timey Deliverance device? No, even though I...

Tornup: “I never thought I’d play out and become Warren Buffett.”

The Future is Now

Rapper Tornup is pushing the boundaries of hip-hop.
Eric Griffey
As Fort Worth-based rapper Tornup sat at Avoca Coffee during a bustling lunch hour trying to answer a reporter’s (overly) simple question –– How would you describe your rap style? –– the tall, striking Near Southside ...


Gabriel Horn Gets Sketchy

A Fort Worth actor’s drawing has a shady past that might lead back to Picasso.
Kristian Lin
Gabriel Horn’s latest adventure started eight years ago at an art auction in Los Angeles. The Fort Worth actor was looking to buy some artwork when a pencil drawing of Jesus Christ caught his eye. “I have a great sense of f...

Tokyo Joe’s Cali poke roll (center) is a delicious bargain. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Hey, Joe

Build-your-own Japanese cuisine brings its clean eating concept to the Waterside development.
Laurie Barker James
About 20 years ago, Larry Leith opened Tokyo Joe’s, a Colorado-based Japanese restaurant franchise with a focus on clean eating –– somewhat of a novelty back in the ’90s. Joe’s first Texas outpost opened last month in...

Texas Ballet Theater’s version of DGV was quite a jolt.

TBT: On Pointe

Texas Ballet Theater rendered two contemporary pieces with aplomb.
Leonard Eureka
Taking on two hefty contemporary works for its season-opening program in Bass Performance Hall last weekend – Carlos Acosta’s Carmen and Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse – Texas Ballet Theater looked ...