Monthly Archives: March 2011

Get Ready for SXFW

I don’t know if SXSW has added more bands or what, but as I’ve noted before (perhaps ad nauseum), the number...

The Emperor’s New Budget

It’s time for the state to tighten its belt, wrote Talmadge Heflin, former chair of the Appropriations Committee of the Texas House of Representatives,...

Gallery

There’s nothing like a new art venue to liven up the local scene. Brand 10 Artspace is located in the Cultural District, and its...

Limitless: One Pill Makes You Smarter

The diabolically clever science-fiction film Limitless begins with Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper), a wannabe New York writer who’s been creatively blocked for several years....

Paul: Ancient Alien

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost go on a road trip with an alien: comedy gold, right? Well, close. Paul has a lot going for...

To Hollywood And Back

“The movie business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart...

Jesus BBQ: Bless You

Jesus BBQ is a perfect metaphor for what’s going on in the area around South Main Street and Rosedale Avenue. The little diner is...

The Lasagna Cure

You know what’s a drag? Waking up with a headache, queasy stomach, and overpowering thirst — even when you didn’t have a single drink...

It’s St. Paddy’s Day, Y’all

With the sheer number of St. Patrick’s Day events going on in town, you’d be forgiven for thinking that everyone who lives here is...

Fort Worth Circle Artist Kelly Fearing Dead At 92

One of the last members of the revered Fort Worth Circle of artists died Sunday in Austin. Kelly Fearing, 92, died of congestive heart failure. Fearing...