Monthly Archives: March 2011

Water Wars … um … Ignite

You couldn’t say it’s the opening salvo in the Texas water wars. Those battles started when Texas was still a republic (“H2Ow,” Nov. 10,...

Big Cliff, JKush: Freestyle Kings

Rappers Big Cliff and JKush will never replicate a performance. In fact, they will never even come close to doing a song the same...

Make-Up Game

FedEx delivered a settlement package from the National Football League to Fort Worth resident Steve Sparks yesterday, providing a resolution to his nightmare visit...

Thirsty Armadillo Is Back

Long before Randy Rogers, Casey Donahew, and the Eli Young Band ever performed at Billy Bob’s Texas, they were all regulars at little place...

St. Marie, Calhoun, Earthquake Country

A new Fort Worth-based record label specializing in shoegaze (but not exclusively) is about to debut. In May, St. Marie Records...

Chilling Effect

As part of his continuing effort to deter women from having abortions, Republican State Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston has gotten the Texas Senate...

Gallery

Vibrant colors and strange shapes take center stage at William Campbell Contemporary Art this month. Jeff Kellar’s paintings on asymmetrical polygonal-shaped aluminum panels share...

Cowboys and Amphibians

This week’s films all trade in outright fantasy, but only one of them succeeds in turning the tropes of fable and science fiction into...

The Deficit Monster

In 2006, Texas had a multi-billion-dollar budget surplus. Under state court order — yet again — to come up with a school finance system...

Rocking Sea Siam

Lucky, lucky people in North Fort Worth: You’re in easy reach of several superb family-owned, family-friendly, out-of-the-ordinary restaurants, including Celio’s, Two Brothers Bistro, MK’s...