Posts Tagged ‘texas’

Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang

The Show
Despite two fires and a burglary over the past several months, Fred’s Texas Café keeps on keepin’ on.


Off the Top of His Head

Is the governor auditioning for a new part?
Dave McNeely
Who was that guy standing on the dais in the Texas House of Representatives on Feb. 6, addressing a joint session of the Texas Legislature? The one with the Big Hair, delivering what was billed as the governor’s biennial “S...



Hot in the Neighborhood

Global warming comes to a garden, a stream, a statehouse near you.
Gayle Reaves
You wouldn’t think that small things like begonias making it through the winter could have international significance.


Things fall apart

Gallery
The title of John Frost’s show at Gallery 414 doesn’t appear to have anything to do with Yeats’ “The Second Coming” (“Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; / Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world”).



Detours on a Super-Highway

The only thing bigger than the Trans-Texas Corridor may be the rebellion against it.
Peter Gorman
Four thousand miles of smooth blacktop. Six open lanes of road with never a traffic jam.


Eli Young Band

The Show
For several years now, I’ve been bitching about the way Texas Music evolved into a bunch of one-trick pony posers.



Taking Lumps over Coal

Plans for 17 new coal-fired plants are drawing howls from all over the map.
ERIC GRIFFEY
Environmentalists protesting the pollution potential of industrial plants — electric generating stations, cement kilns, whatever — aren’t that unusual these days.


Another Chest-Nut on the Open Fire

Big Ticket
Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s Russian version of The Nutcracker is the second major production of the holiday classic to come our way. The other is Texas Ballet Theater’s, a Royal Ballet-inspired affair at Bass Performanc...



Salva-Tex

North Texas restaurateur Gloria Fuentes finally reaches the Fort.
Jimmy Fowler
A decade ago, people in the Dallas neighborhood of Oak Cliff could say, “Ooh, I’m really craving a pupusa right now” and not get slapped.


The 2006 Turkey Awards

Cowtown coins a new military term: Situation Normal — All Flocked Up.
FW Weekly Staff
They thought it couldn’t happen to them.