Monthly Archives: April 2011

Cover Songs on Movie Soundtracks: A Brief History

I appreciate a good movie soundtrack when I hear one, and in between feeling guilty about failing to mention The Chemical Brothers’ propulsive soundtrack...

Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction Set

Is Chris Blay’s annual Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction going mainstream? Nah. It’s just getting bigger. On Sat., Apr. 30, at William Campbell...

Hoist a Bud to Richie Budd

Fort Worth artist Richie Budd is accustomed to all kinds of unusual reactions to his sculptural installations and so-called “performative sculptures.” But his favorite...

Brewfest in Photos

Special thanks to photog John Moore, who took the snaps below last weekend during the inaugural Brewfest on Crockett. Evidently, about 3,000 people clicked...

Chopping from the Top

“Every time we are asked to make cuts, we start at the bottom, not the top,” said Fort Worth schools trustee Carlos Vasquez. “I...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Miral (PG-13) Julian Schnabel’s adaptation of Rula Jebreal’s novel stars Freida Pinto as a Palestinian girl who must choose between violent jihad...

Night & Day

WED ? 13 “I was in a cab in New York. The cab had a sign ‘Please do not smoke. Christ is our...

Clouds of Suspicion

A small storm has broken out in the Fort Worth school district over nearly identical letters sent by two school board trustees to the...

A-Roy’s Not Rough

Last fall, when Alan Royal started rapping in front of live audiences, he would introduce himself as “just a regular guy who likes hip-hop.”...

Onboard to Euless Yacht Club

One hallmark of semi-employment is the way your weekends change shape. Leisure time stretches from day to day like wax in a lava lamp,...