Monthly Archives: July 2011

The New Thirty Years’ War

A 30-year war for energy pre-eminence?  You wouldn’t wish it even on a desperate planet.  But that’s where we’re headed. In the first half of...

High Five for Pie Five

It’s not hard to find good pizza in Fort Worth, but it is hard to find it fast. Your options are basically limited to...

Bacon Burgers

Li’l Chow, Baby was inspired by the movie Footloose. Kevin Bacon’s character moves to a small town that doesn’t allow dancing, but that isn’t...

Dance Flicks

The Modern Art Museum and Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth have long been partners in a summer festival of modern dance, but this year’s version has...

Wooden Birds Take Flight

This week’s “Music” feature offers an interview with Andrew Kenny, singer-songwriter-guitarist-bassist for the Austin/Brooklyn folk pop outfit The Wooden Birds. Kenny was born in...

Another Win for Palazzolo

            Joe Palazzolo, the embattled whistleblower and former assistant principal at Arlington Heights High School won another round in his appeal to the Commissioner...

Mob Mentality Wants Casey Anthony Torched

You'd think the Salem witch trials might have taught us something. Instead, the comments sections on online news reports and videos are filled with people...

Cliburn in Russia

Van Cliburn is such An Institution here in the Fort that he tends to get taken for granted. But this past weekend The New...

Defending “Sucker Punch”

This week Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch came out on DVD, and since a) I didn’t get a chance to review it properly when it...

Music Awards Festival Recap Vol. 3

Staff photographer Anna Routh was also on the scene last Sunday for our 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival -- featuring 48 bands...