Monthly Archives: March 2011

Trinity River Mirage?

To the editor: According to press reports, scores of officials from Tarrant County descended on the state capitol last week to tout a range...

Avoca: Serious Beanery

I’m going to be honest. I’m not a big coffee drinker. Time and time again, I’ve thought, maybe this cup of coffee will win...

Visionary Awards: Art Rulz

Last Thursday evening at Artspace 111, we threw a party. About 200 people showed up, which isn’t bad, considering that Artspace 111, while spacious...

Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 3)

I didn't know how many installments there would be of this series when I started out, but now I've decided there will be five....

From Lola’s Juke to First Friday

Every year in our Best Of issue, we have a category for best jukebox. Let’s just say that from 2011 on, the...

Troubaderos Pave Over FM2865 To Win Showdown

One band got a shot in the arm. The other got a knife in the heart. Such is the music business. The Troubaderos prevailed last night...

Gallery

Were you wondering what to do with those old VHS videotapes? Sterling Allen’s The Housing Edition has an idea: roofing shingles. We wouldn’t advocate...

Source Code: Every Time I Die

Spoiler alert: This review gives away a major plot point (but we’ll warn you again when it’s coming). Many big Hollywood science-fiction films set...

Insidious: Last House on the Left

Damn, I love haunted house movies: The Haunting (the 1963 original), The Changeling, Alien (it’s a haunted house in space, OK?), you name it....

Viet-Joe Cajun

The Vietnamese owners of Cajun Café on Cooper Street near UTA had another location nearby on Pioneer Parkway. A few months ago, the owners...