Monthly Archives: June 2011

New Vid by American Idol’s Tim Halperin

Fort Worth American Idol semifinalist Tim Halperin has just released the video for his most recent song, “The Last Song.” A tune he actually...

Pistol Packing Vaquero Is Held Up

Local historians who for more than 20 years have been trying to create Fort Worth's first statue to honor the Hispanic culture are blazing...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Beginners (R) This autobiographical drama by Mike Mills (Thumbsucker) stars Ewan McGregor as a man who’s shocked when his terminally ill, recently widowed father...

Ethics for Me and You

It seemed insignificant on the surface, just 11 little words on a piece of paper. But the sheesh hit the fan after Fort Worth...

Night & Day

WED ? 8 Just as the William Campbell’s exhibit of Dalton Maroney’s art ends (see Gallery), another exhibit of his work begins at Arlington Museum...

Calhoun: Heavy Sugar in the Bank

The fifth track on Heavy Sugar, the latest album from Fort Worth’s Calhoun, is a tune called “Heart of Junk,” a melancholy, black valentine...

In Progress’ Wake

Not long ago, wakeboarding meant hooking up a trailer, spending a small fortune gassing up a boat, hauling it to a lake, and then...

Dear Chow, Baby

Oh no. Say it isn’t so. I’m very disappointed. Having kicked my weekend off with your column for years now, I will miss my...

Sym Shares TradeSecrets

OK, I’ll admit. Fort Worth isn’t exactly New York City, a gleaming metropolis essentially buzzing with inspiration, the kind that can keep you awake...

Backsliding

For a while there, things were looking good for education in this country — and even in Fort Worth. At last we got...