Posts Tagged ‘time’

Due Date Past Due

Bits of hilarity aside, this Robert Downey/Zach Galifianakis road-trip movie is nothing new.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: There’s this tightly wound business guy who has to get across the country to be with his family in time for an important day. Through no fault of his own, his original and totally reasonabl...

Catching Congress

Winning could cause big problems for Republicans.
Dog catches car. That’s what a seasoned moderate Texas Republican thinks it will look like if, by the time you read this, his party has recaptured the U.S. House of Representatives.

How Vernon Fisher Came to K-Mart Conceptualism

The Fort Worth artist is the subject of an invigorating career survey at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
Fort Worth artist Vernon Fisher figures he escaped the bland certainties of a traditional rural Texas life through a crack in the façade between Protestant denominations –– his mom was a Baptist and his father a Methodist....

Time Machine Beta

Christopher Blay
Anthony Mariani
At Conduit Gallery on Saturday, Fort Worth multimedia artist Christopher Blay will offer Time Machine Beta, a piece that’s one part site-specific installation, one part performance art, and one part “relational art,” acco...

Nowhere Boy: It’s Real Love

Aaron Johnson kicks ass as the young John Lennon.
It’s mesmerizing to watch Aaron Johnson in Nowhere Boy. The extraordinarily pretty 20-year-old has been performing on screen since his childhood, but the native of High Wycombe, England, didn’t gain wide exposure until he p...

Night & Day

WED ? 6 Kimbell Art Museum Deputy Director Malcolm Warner lectures this afternoon on Scotland’s Old Master: Henry Raeburn. The painter, whose career spanned the 18th and 19th centuries, was widely acclaimed for his frankly re...

A Kandi-Coated World

Even ecstasy’s young fans worry about what the drug is doing to Fort Worth kids.
The kandi kid is rolling hard. His sweaty teenage face is bathed in a supernaturally bright light, even though the surrounding rave is lit only by colored lasers and black lights. The kid is obviously in a rapturous trance. His...

Clean as … Coal?

One of the major arguments of those who push for wide-open gas drilling rules in this state is that natural gas is the “clean” fuel of the future. As stricter emission rules reduce the role (we can only hope) of coal in gen...

Rahr Roofed and Ready

Last Call
Last winter’s snowstorm is a distant memory for most of us, with so many months of brutal summer having come in between. Not so, however, for the folks at Rahr & Sons Brewery, where they’ve just finished fixing what the...

Adios to an Art Collector …

Stockyards businessman and art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook died Monday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. And, as was his fashion, the old horse trader got the final word. “Horse trader” applies to mos...