Monthly Archives: November 2011

Desperation Play

In trying to pull his presidential campaign out of a nosedive, Gov. Rick Perry is escalating his attack on all things Washington. His latest...

Gallery

Fort Worth guitarist Darrin Kobetich, noted purveyor of bluegrazz (that’s “bluegrass” and “jazz”), will supply the music at Friday’s opening reception of Arts Fifth...

Muppets: I Felt It

I feel like I’m nine years old again. The newest adventure of Jim Henson’s creations, simply titled The Muppets, may not always work, but...

Descendants: Mahalo to All That

When Alexander Payne made Sideways seven years ago, George Clooney lobbied hard for the role that was eventually played by Thomas Haden Church. Payne...

Tapping in to the Bureau

The theater wasn’t crowded when Clint Eastwood’s latest biopic J. Edgar played recently at Movie Tavern. Mid-morning on a weekday isn’t exactly prime time...

Mighty Fine, Oliver’s

Part mini-mart, part fine winery, part butcher and bakery, and part short-order restaurant, Oliver’s Fine Foods’ downtown location occupies valuable corner real estate between...

Stop the Shutdowns

It seems like, lately, this space has been turning into a restaurant obituary column. Over the past year, Fort Worth has lost some of...

Modeo Fund-raiser

In celebration of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (November), some upstanding young citizens have banded together to throw a party at The Where House to...

DeMarco Da Man But Felix Da Cat

Two buddies of mine -- George from Arlington and Big Jim from Mount Vernon -- text me during Dallas Cowboys games. George tends to rant...

Jubilee Bags NEA Grant

Jubilee Theatre just announced it has received its first ever National Endowment for the Arts grant. The cash will go toward commissioning and developing...