Monthly Archives: March 2011

Emptying My Notebook On Billy Bob Story

I had a little extra material from this week's "Honkytonk Heroes" -- check out these leftover stories: Billy Bob Barnett on he and Hub Baker's short-lived management contract...

New Conductor, Quartet for Cliburn Competition

Here's something to look forward to in 2013. The Van Cliburn Foundation just announced the new guest artists for the upcoming Van Cliburn International...

Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 4)

All the sexy stuff is in here, so be advised. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3. • In the aftermath of yet another humiliation at...

Sweet Tomatoes A New Honey Hole?

A restaurant called Sweet Tomatoes is opening later this year at the corner of 7th and Currie Streets, which is just a hop, skip,...

HonkyTonk Heroes

Two years before Billy Bob’s Texas became reality, its namesake, Billy Bob Barnett, invited Stockyards fixture Steve Murrin on a tour of the old...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Cat Run (R) John Stockwell’s comic thriller is about two bumbling detectives (Scott Mechlowicz and Alphonso McAuley) hired to protect a high-priced escort (Paz...

Night & Day

WED ? 30 The United States has far more tornadoes than any other country in the world, thanks to its large stretches of...

Bravos to the Brave Ones

It’s always nice to see folks get the recognition due them, and Static gets to let loose a double-barreled rendition this week.   First there’s Adriana...

The Skeeves Get Dirty

On their recently released self-titled debut album, The Skeeves tear through several genres of music. From mod-pop to synth-laced industrial trance to gritty, uptempo...

Open Season

Incumbents in Fort Worth political races rarely lose. That’s why Fort Worth City Council members largely go unopposed (three races this year fall into...