Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mike Resurrected

Mike lives! On Friday I blogged about the death of Mike the Duck, who hung out in my cubicle for years before a series of...

La Familia’s Lawyer Responds to Lawsuit

Al and Lanette Cavazos, father-and-daughter co-owners of the popular West 7th corridor Tex-Mex restaurant La Familia, still aren’t talking. But while they have formally denied...

‘Phibs Do “Two Rooms”

Amphibian Productions presents a staged reading of Lee Blessing’s play Two Rooms 7pm tonight (Mon Jan 30) at The Modern. Tix are $15. Blessing’s...

The Token Meryl Streep Oscar Nomination

Had enough of all the wailing and gnashing of teeth that accompanied last Tuesday’s Oscar nominations? Don’t worry, I’m not going to join them,...

Jerry Jones Meets Mozart

As an arts writer and default arts advocate, I’m supposed to smile and applaud the announcement that, on April 28, the Dallas Opera will...

Crooner Collects Key To City

OK, settle down, the photo caption above is just a joke, people. It's inspired by the antagonism directed toward JT Hodges by local musicians....

Goodbye To A Duck

This taxidermied creature flew into my life years ago, and by "flew" I mean a co-worker found him curbside in the neighborhood, destined for...

Critical Mass Bike Ride

The temperatures are supposed to be unusually pleasant for a January night when Fort Worth Critical Mass, the last-Friday-of-the-month community bike ride, begins 7pm...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Grey (R) Liam Neeson stars in this thriller as a member of an Alaskan oil drilling team stranded in the wilderness after their...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 25 You can flash back to Van Cliburn Piano Competitions past when 2009 medalist Yeol Eum Son plays a recital at Dallas Museum...