Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Christmas Presence

JIMMY FOWLER
The December holidays draw ticketbuyers who would never dream of darkening a theater door the rest of the year. They seek traditional, familiar shows, and theaters naturally oblige. Stage critics, who fastidiously observe the f...


The Kids Are All Right

KRISTIAN LIN
This whole decade has been pretty much a waste for Robert De Niro. A lucrative waste, but even so …



For Fox Sake

KRISTIAN LIN
The golden age of kids’ movies is upon us. I’m not just talking about Pixar, though they’re obviously a huge part of the creative wealth we’re currently enjoying from these types of films. I’m talk...


Teach the Parents Well

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    Sometimes parents just don’t get it. They try so hard to protect little Jimmy and Janie from the disappointments of life that they lose sight of the big picture. Disappointment and rejection are coming to Janie and ...



Yes They Might

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The Arlington powers that be probably hoped their burg would drop out of the negative national headlines for a while, after local schools superintendent Jerry McCullough issued an apology for refusing to show President Barack O...


Cut Out

DAN MCGRAW
For those outside the ‘hood, the perception of late night youth programs at city community centers is that of older teenagers shooting hoops — you know, would-be gangbangers who are staying off the streets and away ...



Creative Math

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Remember I CAN Learn? The computerized math program that didn’t work was peddled by New Orleans entrepreneur and friend of former Fort Worth ISD superintendent Tom Tocco, who convinced trustees to sign contracts worth nea...


The Kids Are Right

Chow, Baby
The first time Chow, Baby ever dined on raw fish, it was already old enough to drive itself to Dallas and pay with its own Diners Club card. Sushi was a big deal back in olden times, when this exotic cuisine was only for rich p...



Soar Spot

Despite some setbacks, the White Eagle Deli does OK by traditional lunchtime fare.
Peter Gorman
I don’t know what the White Eagle Deli looked like when it opened in 1979, but right now it has to be the plainest dining room in all of Fort Worth.


James McMurtry

Listen Up
Fort Worth-born James McMurtry continues to display a wickedly sharp sense of right and wrong on his new Just Us Kids.