Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Diez y Seis” at Rose Marine

Okay, kids, once and for all – Cinco de Mayo, the annual May 5 holiday celebrated by Mexican Americans and non-Mexican Americans alike, is...

An Activist’s Look At Gas Drilling 2004-11

Fort Worth resident Don Young has been entrenched on the battlefront ever since urban gas drilling came to Fort Worth, and he has compiled...

Arlington Micromanaging Texting Drivers?

Earlier this summer, Gov. Rick Perry vetoed legislation to ban texting while driving, calling it a "government effort to micromanage the behavior of adults." Does...

Purple Rain’ll Do

We've got gray skies and a 30 percent chance of rain on the heels of the hottest, most brutal summer on record. To help...

DVD Review: “Meek’s Cutoff”

About halfway through Meek’s Cutoff, 19th-century Oregon settler Emily Tetherow (Michelle Williams) is gathering firewood. One of a small party traveling on the Oregon...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Straw Dogs (R) Rod Lurie’s remake of Sam Peckinpah’s 1971 thriller stars James Marsden and Kate Bosworth as a married couple who ...

Night & Day

WED ? 14 If you’ve never ridden in a zeppelin before and have loads of spare cash to throw around, the Farmers Airship is in...

Rabblerouser Roundup

      Terri Hall, whose Texans United for Reform and Freedom helped lead the fight against the Trans-Texas Corridor a few years back, has never been...

Killer or Filler?

In a few short years, Fungi Girls have released two 7-inch singles, a demo EP (Psilo), and a 12-inch LP (2009’s Seafaring Pyramids), and...

Path of Cheapest Resistance

Residents in the Oakhurst neighborhood feel like they’re living a scene out of Cool Hand Luke — “What we’ve got here is a failure...