Monthly Archives: October 2011

Penn’s States

“Why are you interviewing me?” Lindsay Penn suddenly asked me in the middle of our recent talk. She wasn’t asking out of false modesty...

Rising Up

Everyone was talking at once, and everyone was passionate — mostly about the same thing. But they weren’t getting anywhere on basic questions like...

Mochi Kitchen Delights

At first glance, you’d never suspect that Mochi Kitchen in Haltom City offers some of the best Japanese food, including sushi and sashimi, in...

The Taste of Sin Is Sweet

Chow, Baby has noticed a dangerous trend: Bakeries and specialty pastry shops are popping up everywhere. And of course, responsible gourmand (read: glutton) that...

Finally, Giselle

It’s hard to believe that in more than 40 years of creating and staging ballets in Houston and Fort Worth, Texas Ballet Theater artistic...

Big Bend Dreams

If Texas painters didn’t have the vast expanse of terra firma known as Big Bend, what would they paint? And don’t say “bluebonnets.” Or...

Gallery

This Saturday at 6pm, William Campbell Contemporary Art will celebrate the opening of Open Sky, an exhibition by Joachim Kersten, whose playful abstracted paintings...

World Series An Easy Victory

Think about it. A couple of Texas Rangers are riding a trail, keeping settlers safe from all types of bad hombres... And then, suddenly, they come...

“Devil’s Backbone” at Rose Marine

Nothing will get you in the Halloween mood quicker than Guillermo del Toro’s rustic and mournful 2001 ghost story The Devil’s Backbone (El Espinazo...

Tony Romo Being Cut?

This just in...HOT SCOOP...breathless...! OK...while driving to work this morning, a van pulled up alongside me in the left lane. The driver kind of resembled...