Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dallas Opera Calls Off “Kát’ya”

With sadness I report that Dallas Opera has called off its planned 2012 production of Kát’ya Kabanová by Leoš Janáček. Hard to blame them;...

SHOOWT ‘IM! Swamp People Coming To Texas?

The History Channel's Swamp People might film a couple of episodes in the Texas swampland this season, said...

Spune’s Lance Yocom Hospitalized

A massive infection has hospitalized Lance Yocom. The thirtysomething owner of the Fort Worth-based multi-faceted music company Spune Productions has been on a ventilator...

Bob Bradley Fired as U.S. Soccer Coach

Here I was thinking that, after the Women’s World Cup, I’d be done blogging about soccer for a while. However, that was before Bob...

Gloat? Us?

“Blown away” is a pretty good description of how Static’s colleagues at Fort Worth Weekly feel about the rag’s showing in a couple of...

Support Your Local Institutions

I have friends who have lived in New York City for almost a decade now but have never visited the Empire State Building. They...

Dust-Up

The 100-degree heat didn’t stop 30 neighbors from congregating in a cul-de-sac in East Fort Worth on a recent afternoon to grouse about a...

“Art Spark” at the Kimbell

This Saturday (July 30) 1-4pm, the Kimbell Art Museum presents a free family festival entitled Art Spark. The event will feature live performances inspired...

I’ll Take TMI For $300

Jeapardy host Alex Trebek's description of chasing down a hotel burglar included a little too much information. The 71-year-old TV celebrity unnecessarily states that he...

Night & Day

WED ? 27 Having starred in the 1980 workplace comedy 9 to 5 and written the movie’s famous title song, Dolly Parton wrote a batch...