Monthly Archives: August 2011

Burnin’ for the Rest of My Life

Back in the old days (pre-Facebook), listening parties were held at friends’ houses. Back in the Paleolithic Era (pre-MySpace), listening parties...

One Day: Same Time Next Year

The term “sophomore jinx” doesn’t apply to One Day, because this isn’t the second film for director Lone Scherfig. This isn’t even her second...

Fright Night: Meet the Neighbor

The latest in Hollywood’s slovenly 21st-century penchant for remakes, Fright Night updates the blood-spattered 1985 vampire classic with ample humor and pitch-perfect performances, seasoned...

A Theatre Family: 35 Years of Hip Pocket

Siddhartha debuted its four-week run at the Hip Pocket Theatre recently, and the stage adaptation of Herman Hesse’s novel is a fitting choice for...

Scampi’s Cove: A Lakeside Grill

I’ve gotta confess: I thought Scampi’s Cove was going to be an Italian restaurant. After all, Scampi’s (the erstwhile landlocked location) used to be...

Going Volcanic Over Little Squids

Having never spawned a child, I may not be in a great position to judge parents, but that doesn’t stop me from forming opinions...

Shorts

As the summer winds down, you don’t have to take your movie-watching children to see the latest Spy Kids installment. Instead, you can spend...

Fort Worth Library’s Contem?oraries

Ah, Fort Worth Library, or should we say, “The artist formerly known as Fort Worth Public Library”? You are now so much more than...

Will Blair’s “Footloose”

We’re always glad to hear more from coffeehouses with art shows. This Saturday Avoca Coffee is hosting an opening reception for artist Will Blair,...

Home Video Shows Forklift Driver Fleeing Police

It didn't take long for people to start posting YouTube videos capturing the low-speed chase featuring a motorist on a forklift trying to outrun...