Posts Tagged ‘shipping & receiving’

“Untitled,” How Much for One Rib? or 100 Reasons I Didn’t Go to the Cheap Art Show.

Christopher Blay
In Keenan Ivory Wayans’ “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” there’s an exchange between a barbecue restaurant owner, played by Isaac Hayes, and Chris Rock’s character, who tries to bargain for food by asking the owner to sel...

Nearly 700 art fans visited Shipping and Receiving’s Tilt Room last weekend to view 135 works by 63 artists as part of the pop-up art show Exhibitionists. Photo by Shane Green.

Exhibitionists on the Move

A new collective of young artists is taking its DIY show to a high-end gallery.
Exhibitionists, a recent pop-up art show at Shipping & Receiving, featured some familiar names, but it mainly served as a platform for new, emerging artists. That may not seem like a revolutionary concept, but in a city whe...


Soundcheck 817: Feletha Black at Shipping & Receiving

Eric Griffey
Most of the Feletha Black crew sat down for a chat and a song. They’ll be on stage at 6:15 tomorrow at Shipping & Receiving as a part of the Exhibitionists show, featuring 60 visual artists, seven bands, food trucks, ...

Wilkinson’s installation piece was on display during Bobby on Drums at Shipping & Receiving.

Art, Money, and Love

All the news these days seems to be about connecting Fort Worth’s underground with its institutions.
Eric Griffey
Institutional Support Is Coming? Fort Worth has plenty of great artists, but it hasn’t traditionally been a nurturing place for young talent. For every Nancy Lamb-type success story, there are a dozen equally skilled painters...


Blues Around the Clock

I’ve done my research. I know. No matter how young you are, you will not be the youngest person at the Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival this Friday-Sunday. My facts? Get comfy. A few weeks after I moved to Fort Worth from Hou...


Happy Birthday Next Weekend, S&R

What are you doing Labor Day weekend? Me? I’m so glad you asked! I’m going to my in-laws in Sun City, Texas, where we’re going to grill out and (try to) watch preseason football and referee the kids and maybe squeeze in a...


Soundcheck 817: Son of Stan at Shipping & Receiving, Summerthon

Eric Griffey
For this week’s installment of the Weekly’s concert preview series, we discussed tomorrow’s Summerthon with Jordan Richardson a.k.a Son of Stan and the top of the Wizardvizion totem (and Fort Worth Weekly scri...

Animal Spirit

2015 Music Awards Ceremony

Anthony Mariani
On Sunday, more than 100 Fort Worth musicians and their plus-ones piled into Shipping & Receiving’s Tilt Room for our 18th annual Music Awards ceremony. Staff photogs Lee Chastain, Vishal “The Hindu Hammer”...


Soundcheck 817: Jetta in the Ghost Tree

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth Weekly is launching a new feature called Soundcheck 817. Every week we’ll interview a band playing around town, and they’ll perform a song or two.  For our maiden voyage we asked Jetta in the Ghost Tree ...


Siberian Traps: The Long Return

Recently, a lot has been written –– in these pages, by Steve Steward (who can be e-mailed at “s-t-e-v-e …”) –– about Fort Worth’s perhaps perverse fascination with cover songs and tribute shows. Well, say what y...