Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’
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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Despite its name, the Quad Cities area is a cluster of five towns located on either side of the Iowa-Illinois border. This is where the Quad City Mallards hail from, and they are new to the Central Hockey League, so ...


"Getcher freshly squeezed pop right here!" never said The Hendersons.

Hello Again to The Hendersons

HEARSAY
One of the most talented yet underrated Fort Worth bands is back on the scene after a long hiatus. The last we heard from The Hendersons was in 2010, when the vehicle for singer-songwriter Nolan Robertson released Lotosyros. Th...



It’s always crazy in Philadelphia: Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook.

Silver Linings: Soaring Eagles

This comedy about mental illness and football cruises into the end zone.
KRISTIAN LIN
For whatever reason, this is a banner year for movies about mental illness set in Pennsylvania. We still have the excellent Pittsburgh teen flick The Perks of Being a Wallflower playing, and now from the other end of the state ...


A Bengal tiger and Suraj Sharma must share a boat to survive in "Life of Pi."

Life of Pi: Cat Away

An improbable survival story on the ocean makes for an Ang Lee masterpiece.
KRISTIAN LIN
Remember when I wrote about “unfilmable” novels in my review of Cloud Atlas a few weeks ago? Well, Yann Martell’s Life of Pi was supposed to be unfilmable, too — a largely plotless story filled with the philosophical po...



Born on a Sunday runs thru Fri at Hays Theatre.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 14 Local playwright T.J. Walsh wrote a play about 19th-century Swedish playwright August Strindberg and his tumultuous problems with mental illness, unorthodox religious beliefs, state censorship, and relationships with...


Dr. Seuss’ “Untitled”

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Milan Gallery
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Milan Gallery has scored a coup this month with Dr. Seuss’ Secrets of the Deep, a retrospective of the beloved children’s book author/illustrator’s 70-year career, focusing on his lesser known and more grown-up drawings. ...



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Turkey Awards 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
Droughts and wildfires are just a few of the challenges that North Texas ranchers and farmers faced in recent seasons. On the urban landscape, however, human fallibility in all its forms provided such a rich diet that the local...


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Clueless: Pegasus News, TCU 360 Assess Fort Worth’s Indie Scene

ANTHONY MARIANI
The Fort Worth music scene is highly amused. And maybe overreacting a bit. Earlier today, Pegasus News, a Dallas-centric online news outlet, reprinted a story that originally appeared in a recent edition of TCU 360, a student m...



Dakota Ary

Fort Worth Teen Suspended For Anti-Gay Comments Makes Video

Andrew McLemore
Remember Dakota Ary? He was the teenager disciplined by Western Hills High School last year after a teacher overheard him telling another student that “homosexuality is wrong.” He and his mom filed a lawsuit against...


YEP, THERE'S A LITTLE OF EVERYTHING AMONG THE ARTIFACTS (all photos by jeff prince)

Titanic Artifact Exhibit Opens Saturday

Jeff Prince
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit debuts Saturday at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and Blotch got a sneak peek today. The admission is pricey ($26 for adults, $18 for kids over 3), but devotees of the Titanic’...