Posts Tagged ‘media’

S&M Goes Mainstream… Again

I guess I’m a little behind the curve in the whips-and-handcuffs department — wait, is there an unintended pun in there? Despite weeks of media fanfare over “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the Twilight fan-ficti...

Has Rick’s Run Become Roadkill?

The religious right may be getting ready to ditch the Rick Perry they helped create.
Steve McVicker
Texas Gov. Rick Perry started his campaign with a prayer rally in Houston last August designed to give him a boost with religious evangelicals even before his official announcement. Backers claimed 30,000 of the faithful attend...


Fort Worth Community Arts Center
A whole bevy of art shows continues this week at Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Cynthia Lewis’ sculptural forms remain on hand, as do Elaine Pawlowicz’ stylized renditions of homes. The most fascinating exhibit, though, ...

Jeff Mueller’s “Eat the Vegan”

The theme of William Campbell’s grab-bag of a summer show is supposed to be subtlety, though we didn’t pick the image above for that quality.


Firehouse Art Gallery
In honor of his native Scotland and National Tartan Day, Firehouse Art Gallery director Keith Thomson is holding an exhibit of artworks in various media that incorporate the tartan pattern. Tartan Day was last April 6, but the ...

Drilling for Hardware

OK, it’s not the Pulitzer Prize or the Nobel, but Fort Worth Weekly is honored to receive this year’s Environmental Reporting Award given by the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club. The group hands out about a dozen statew...

Find La Media Naranja

This taqueria/dessert shop specializes in scrumptious tortas, fresh-squeezed juices, and breakfast.
The Spanish phrase “la media naranja” has a couple of different meanings. It’s a slangy term of endearment for a romantic partner, as in “my better half.” But it also translates literally as “half of the orange,” ...


Upstairs Gallery
The Gallery Night Show at Upstairs Gallery showcases the works of the Arlington venue’s habitual artists. The pieces here are heavy on landscapes and cityscapes, but the exhibit also features abstracts, collages, and sculptur...


Private Collections II
A follow-up to a UTA art exhibit organized back in 2001, Private Collections II features 20 works, by artists from both Texas and far corners of the globe, that had been sitting in personal collections around the state. These p...

Curtain’s Up on Q Cinema

Big Ticket
The 12th Annual Q Cinema Gay & Lesbian Film Festival boasts half a dozen Southwest premieres including romantic comedies, political documentaries, and dramas about the intersection of religion and homophobia. But the most a...