Posts Tagged ‘local’
"Einstein on the Ranch"


Fort Worth Weekly
Jim Malone’s “Einstein on the Ranch” Jim Malone experiments with all manner of both media and subject matter, and you can see the common threads running through his work at his show at Artspace 111. The title, Scene/Not S...


Whiskey Business: Working Hard

Steve Steward
I’m gonna just throw this out there because it’s come up in conversation enough times in the past month that I can’t not mention it: “Whiskey Business” is not an awesome name for a bar. Yes, it’s a perfectly service...



What’s a day’s work worth without a story to tell?
By Jackie Hoermann-Elliott
Based on a book by radio legend Studs Terkel, Working: A Musical was the first play that Jubilee Theatre Director William Earl Ray ever produced. And that was back before the veteran Austin area native was acting or directing f...

Courtesy Treehouse Cabaret.

Free to Rock

Treehouse Cabaret put in work to find a sound that can’t be pigeonholed.
Steve Steward
Say what you want about sonic identities, but no matter what a band thinks it sounds like, the common element among them all is that quest to make themselves sound unique, to discover what their signature sound is, and then hop...

Direct Action Texas director Aaron Harris alleges that two prominent Fort Worth elected officials benefited from voter fraud. Photo by Edward Brown.

Harvesting Elections

Extra seats had to be brought in to accommodate the crowd of more than 250 who showed up on Monday at a Fort Worth Elks Lodge to discuss suspicions of voter fraud in Tarrant County. Among the allegations made at the meeting: Tw...

Pantego Bay’s etouffee was swimming with perfectly cooked crawfish. Photo by Lisa Warner.

Get There Fast, Take it Slow

Pantego Bay relies on fresh seafood, not gimmicks.
Lauren Phillips
I didn’t pull up to Pantego Bay in an especially generous mood. Few roads lead to the town of Pantego, and getting there during weekday rush hour traffic can be a frustrating exercise. My guests and I converged, at long last,...

“The Pointe de Héve at Low Tide”

Early Impressions

The Kimbell’s new show focuses on Monet’s youthful period.
Kristian Lin
If you’re going to put on an art show about Claude Monet at this point, you’d better have something new to say. That’s the challenge facing the Kimbell Art Museum, which opened Monet: The Early Years last week. The exhibi...


Cocktail Week Is Here

Susie Geissler
When I moved to Fort Worth 12 years ago, Last Call would have been a harder column to write. Borrowing the style of LL Cool J, I could just say week after week, “The stool? Round. Bud? Tall. It’s kinda dusty in the corners....


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 ...