Posts Tagged ‘year’

Moncrief’s in Charge

No, not the mayor. A former NBA great leads Fort Worth’s newest minor-league sports team.
Kristian Lin
On the last day of January, the Fort Worth Convention Center plays host to a small crowd of basketball fans — official attendance 1,007, actual crowd for this midweek game more like 200.


Hardball

Elitism and money have turned a summer pastime into big business that burns out many kids.
ERIC GRIFFEY
At 10:30 on a blisteringly cold morning, when most 14-year-olds are just rolling out of bed, the Tigers of the Texas Select League are into their second baseball game of the day — the first was at 8 a.m.



Mineral-Rights Manna

Will local officials’ vision match the moolah coming in from the gas boom?
FW Weekly Staff
So, you’ve won the lottery — not the biggest one, maybe, but juicy enough that if you’re already earning, say $50,000, that winning ticket will add another $2,000 to $5,000 a year, after taxes. And while you can’t be su...


Little Children

Big Ticket
File this under the heading of The More Things Change … :



Looking Forward / Looking Back

Gallery
William Campbell rings in the new year with a show of objets d’art selected from the gallery’s 2006 shows.


A Lonesome Dove and a Yalid

Kultur
Filmmaker David H. Hickey is an oddity in these parts — he generally avoids making movies about dead teenagers.



Wednesday Matinees

Big Ticket
If you’re a reader who picks up this newspaper as soon as it hits the stands on Wednesdays (and we thank you), here’s your reward: The two events we’re spotlighting this week are both movies that screen tonight, so there...


Idiocracy

Forest Whitaker reigns supreme over the flawed The Last King of Scotland.
Kristian Lin
Throughout his career, Forest Whitaker has always been the nice guy.



UNT Faculty Exhibition

Gallery
After being displayed for three weeks at UNT late last year, the school’s Faculty Exhibition has been on hiatus for more than a month.


Word

ANTHONY MARIANI
Not too long ago at the Black Dog Tavern, near the Will Rogers Memorial Center, where the annual Stock Show & Rodeo was in full swing, about 40 folks piled in to see a spoken-word poetry performance.