Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

On Display

If you want to see everything our city has to offer culturally, there isn’t a better value than Day in the District. For one day, Fort Worth’s most venerable historical, artistic, and scientific institutions open their door...

Art Institute's section design winner, Amy Minton.

Best Of Getting & Spending 2014

Customer Service Readers’ choice: Junker Val’s, 3458 Bluebonnet Circle Critic’s choice: Glen Keely, Poag Mahone’s Irish Pub, 700 Carroll St Businesses make mistakes. But how a place recovers from a mistake speaks volume...


Welcome Melting Pot

Saturday was going great until my party of six was turned away by a local eatery because it was half an hour before closing. Apparently the restaurant’s listed hours apply only when the staff has nothing better to do. I’ll ...

(From left to right) drummer Trey Alfaro, bassist Forrest Barton, and frontman Josh Fleming have finally come into their own.

Here, There, Everywhere

Fort Worth Weekly
This ain’t your big brother’s Phuss. Drummer Trey Alfaro, bassist Forrest Barton, and frontman Josh Fleming have always managed to zig when everyone else zagged. Five years ago, when the North Texas band started out, Flemin...

Barbara Kruger’s untitled work is part of Urban Theater.

Bad Boys, Guerrilla Girls

Fort Worth Weekly
Nostalgia for the Me Decade probably never looked as good as it will in the Modern’s show Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s. The decade was a time of extraordinary ferment everywhere in the art world but particularly i...

David Vest’s “Black Bike”


Gallery 414
Art and cycling enthusiasts alike will want to head to Gallery 414’s current show. Inspired by the Guggenheim’s famous motorcycle show from 1998, Art of the Gearhead showcases bicycles built by artists seeking to balance be...

As with “Unseasonably Cool,” mischief pervades Judy Youngblood’s paintings, prints, and mixed-media works.

The Friendly Skies

Judy Youngblood talks about the weather in her striking new exhibit.
There’s an inspired goofiness and an inviting tactility to many of the paintings, prints, and mixed-media works in Changing Weather, Judy Youngblood’s current show at William Campbell Contemporary Art. As the title implies,...


Battered Memories

Part of what’s cool about Chow, Baby’s restaurant critic gig is that I have an excuse to stop at all of those little eateries that have been there so long they just blend into the scenery. I’ve passed by Jesus BBQ (810 S....

More Fleetwood Mac than Merle Haggard, Fort Worth singer-songwriter Whitnye Raquel is still built to battle –– and baffle –– societal convention. Dee Hill


Whitnye Raquel has some country influences but is way more than she appears.
You’d think that a young songwriter whose honkytonk guitar-playing father raised her on a steady diet of country legends would be super-enthusiastic about C&W. But Fort Worth’s Whitnye Raquel doesn’t even like it that...

Apparently, West 7th had a crazy back-to-school weekend.

Crowded Streets

Sunday night was kind of weird. My afternoon nap went way longer than I intended — essentially, I got ready for the evening at 11 p.m. and headed out not really knowing where I wanted to go or why I wanted to go out at all. I...