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Local Stage Celebs Bartend at Grace

JIMMY FOWLER
Theater artists often work in the restaurant service industry to support their creatively fulfilling (as opposed to bank account fulfilling) endeavors onstage. But prolific North Texas theater directors Robin Armstrong and Har...


Haute Cuisine Worthy of Haute Prices

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby wasn’t born with a silver spoon in its mouth, which is just so wrong. Many were the nights that young Chow, Baby cried itself to sleep because Chow, Mère refused to put a white tablecloth on the high-chair tray (m...



Fort Worth Moms, Daughters Wanted For TV Stardom

Jeff Prince
Big Rich Texas is big on scripted reality and rich with bereft souls, but about as authentically Texas as the blue, plastic cowboy hats worn by tourists in the Stockyards. How do I know this about the new reality show? Because ...


School Sucks for Wimpy Kid

The preteen hero of this movie is uncool. Sadly, so is the movie.
KRISTIAN LIN
The clunky family movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid shares its title with a successful series of novels by Jeff Kinney, though the plot comes only from the first book. The wimpy kid in the title is Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon), an 11...



Artsy Monday, Boozy Tuesday

Jimmy Fowler
Now that another work week has begun, how will you cope? The Fort’s contemporary theater troupe Amphibian Productions comes to the rescue. Monday (February 8), check out their 7pm staged reading of Lanie Robertson’s “Woma...


The Best Filmmaking Debuts of 2009

Kristian Lin
Part of the fun of this job is scoping out new talent, so here’s my favorite films of 2009 directed by first-time feature filmmakers. I decided not to include documentaries in this list. Oh, and No. 6 on the list is out on DV...



The Best Horror Films of 2009

Kristian Lin
Why horror? I just happened to notice a bunch of interesting films in the genre this year. (That will be a theme in my upcoming future posts as well: stuff I happened to notice.) Personally, I found Observe and Report scarier t...


Baby Monster

Jimmy Fowler
It’s that season again – the time when fans of horror, suspense and speculative cinema are scrambling to find something fresh to watch. Let me recommend a low-budget satiric shocker that generated quite a buzz at this year...



Wendy Davis and Joel Burns to Sling Booze

eric.griffey
Senator Wendy Davis and Councilman Joel Burns will be serving the public booze at Grace from 5-7pm, Sept 29. All of their tips will benefit the Mobile Summer Rec. programs at DeZavala, Daggett and Rosemont schools. A lot of pla...


The Latest, the Greatest

Chow, Baby
Like most people, Chow, Baby is vulnerable to the recency effect, a cognitive-recall bias that over-credits the new, as in “Wow, this meal I’m having right now is the greatest [or worst or other superlative] of my e...