Posts Tagged ‘local’
Even a stellar Stage West cast can’t redeem a hackneyed critical fave.
There’s not a bad seat in the house at the “Old Vic,” Stage West’s new, old digs at the industrial end of West Vickery Boulevard.
If anyone in town knows how to think big, it’s Smoothvega.
In these angsty times, sometimes you have to scour the art scene for life.
As mannered Britons dump garbage all over gallery floors under the auspices of creating “art,” and brash young Americans simply Xerox their favorite photos of celebrities onto canvases in a seemingly endless, relent...
We dip into Fort Worth’s past to show the future what’s up.
Like most cities, Fort Worth has a rich musical heritage. But for whatever reason, when the national mainstream media talk about music, our lovely town of cow is barely mentioned. Even worse, a lot of yokels, especially a lot o...
Why Fort Worth filmmakers are focused on vampires and zombies instead of neurotic urban singles.
The footage we see is in grainy black and white. A heavy-set man in a shirt and tie is getting a lapdance from a stripper when she’s murdered in mid-gyration.
Drummer Adonis Rose keeps taking giant steps toward putting the Fort on the jazz map.
When Adonis Rose arrived in Fort Worth a little more than two years ago, he found the jazz scene here a little lacking.
Soul-food joint Jan’s is a tasty oasis in a ravaged neighborhood.
Around the intersection of East Allen Avenue and Mississippi Street is the heart of what may be one of Fort Worth’s toughest neighborhoods, Stop-Six.
Lola’s may be the mid-sized indie venue Fort Worth has been praying for.
Before Brian Forella bought it last year, 6th Street Live (formerly 6th Street Bar & Grill) was a warm but glorified hole-in-the-wall with a patio, hosting shows by local and touring bluesmen and classic-rock cover bands.
John Zaskoda is a staunch believer in grassroots music. The former lead guitarist for local singer-songwriter Scott Copeland and local band The Merchants opened his own music store not too long ago.
Cowtown’s emphasis on one era has left the rest of local history in the lurch.
The three swords once belonged to a U.S. Army officer of dragoons, back in the era when swords were serious weapons of war and not just graceful things used to cut cake at weddings and to show off at fancy military drills.