Monthly Archives: March 2011

Gingrich Returns: Pee-yew!

Is there a creepier politician around right now than Newt Gingrich? Even his face is offputting – the weird giant baby head, the soulless...

Clumsy&Shy Music Blog Does SXSW

Former Fort Worth Weekly intern and freelance writer Marjorie Owens has been running an ultra-hip, ultra-sleek blog, Clumsy&Shy, specializing in avant-garde pop/rock and associated...

Solo Bassist Travis Vance Returns to Fort Worth

In the spirit of minimalists Steve Reich and Philip Glass, solo bassist Travis Vance, who’s from Fort Worth but earned his undergraduate degree from...

American Idol Sends Tim Halperin Packing

Fort Worth's last prayer was squashed during last night's American Idol competition, but Tim Halperin properly represented his hometown and deserves a local nod. He...

Dove Hunter’s Holloway in Run That!

From the legendary dub outfit Sub Oslo to the indie-rocking Gospel Swingers and alt-Americana Dove Hunter, Fort Worth drummer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/frontman Quincy Holloway has never failed...

The Church vs. Ashley Madison

What’s more pointless than debating the existence of God? A debate between a right-wing “family values” preacher and the millionaire founder of an adultery...

Blotch: Making A Difference Since 2009

Something jumped out at me as I was driving down Jacksboro Highway this morning -- Jim Lane's backyard billboard looks different than it did...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Marwencol (R) The opening night selection at last year’s Lone Star International Film Festival, Jeff Malmberg’s documentary profiles Mark Hogancamp, a brain-damaged man who...

“Boeing-Boeing” Takes Flight

Who says the life of a theater artist isn't glamorous? During a recent phone interview, director Robin Armstrong was also busily dyeing several pairs...

Night & Day

WED ? 2 It’s a great week if you’re a John Adams fan. The composer’s delightful The Chairman Dances is being played by Greater Dallas...