Monthly Archives: June 2011

Film Shorts

OPENING: Bad Teacher (R) Cameron Diaz stars in this comedy as a hard-drinking, foul-mouthed junior high schoolteacher who’s forced to shape up to win the...

Night & Day

WED ? 22 Because sickle-cell anemia sufferers often need blood transfusions, Remington College is hosting a blood drive specifically geared toward minority donors, especially African-Americans....

First and Last Words

Let the honeymoon begin: Betsy Price takes over as Fort Worth mayor in a few weeks, and she’s made a point of telling people...

Dansby on Board

Perhaps it’s just new-boss euphoria, but Walter Dansby earned major points with teachers last week with one of his first decisions as interim superintendent...

A Song of Ice and Firewater

Walking home in the wee hours of Sunday morning, I checked the time on my phone. It was 4 a.m. Christ, I said to...

Gallery

Born in Knoxville, Zigwai Remy Odukomaiya divided her childhood between the United States and her parents’ native Nigeria. She uses Nigerian materials in her...

Adolescent Dramas

There’s never a shortage of films about coming of age. Everyone comes of age, after all, and such films can often be done cheaply,...

2011 The Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards

Fort Worth may never be a “music town” in the way that, say, Los Angeles, Austin, Nashville, Seattle, and New York City are, with...

Buffalo Cantina Heats Up

Chef Paul Willis has his fingerprints all over some of the area’s most popular restaurants, including Fuzzy’s Tacos,  Yucatan Taco Stand, and the now-defunct...

Tale of Two Sushis

I read somewhere that household pets live longer if you get two of them. I hope the rule applies to sushi restaurants, because...