Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cathy Hirt Endorses Jim Lane For Mayor

Cathy Hirt, who finished third in the Fort Worth mayoral race earlier this month, is endorsing Jim Lane, the candidate who came in second...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Incendies (R) A nominee for the 2010 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s play stars Mélissa...

Night & Day

WED ? 25 Today is the 22nd Annual National Tap Dance Day, and the occasion will be celebrated heartily at Arts Fifth Avenue. The event...

Breaking News: Lege Does Good

It’s like one of those heartwarming scenes from a disaster: Firemen saving a baby from the burning building. Volunteers pulling survivors from the tornado’s...

Il Trovatore: The Voice

In a dramatic switch from its madcap version of The Mikado two weeks ago (see: “FWO’s Contempo Mikado,” May 18), Fort Worth Opera unveiled...

A-Rumblin’ in Earthquake Country

Although alt-folkies Earthquake Country played their first live show only last Friday night at The Moon, you’d think they’d been together forever by virtue...

Shale Regulation: Drilled

It’s not a good sign, to those who were hoping the Texas Legislature might strengthen regulation of the gas drilling industry, when the only...

The Blues and Blue Sake

Several of my divorced or divorcing friends report a dramatic drop in their respective moods come Sunday afternoons. Sundays is normally child-transfer day ––...

Onto Music Awards 2011

Though we still haven’t chosen a charitable beneficiary for our 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards compilation CD, this year’s disc is...

IffySwift Justice

Oh boy, here we go again. Last month, a kindergartner carried a gun into a Houston elementary school, and it fired when he was...