Monthly Archives: February 2012

BRIT Pig Roast

Young professionals who want to meet other young professionals who have an interest in native plant life, take note: The Fort Worth-based Botanical Research...

The Weekender Feb 2-beyond

Dear Weekender subscribers (and you skinflints who don't subscribe to our awesome weekly A&E newsletter), due to circumstances beyond our/my control, this week's newsletter is all about...

Dating Games with Shut Up and Prance

Talking to some filmmaking teams is like talking to a smoothly oiled publicity machine. Talking to the comedy troupe/filmmaking collective Shut Up and Prance...

“GasLand” Director Arrested!

Quasi-local film news: Josh Fox, the director of GasLand and a former Weekly profilee, was arrested this morning for trying to film a Congressional...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Woman in Black (PG-13) Daniel Radcliffe stars in this horror film adapted from Susan Hill’s novella about a young 19th-century lawyer...

SXSW Adds More Fort Worth Bands

An updated list of bands invited to play sanctioned showcases as part of SXSW came out today, and three 817 artists –– Complete, Fungi...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 1 After breaking up with her boyfriend, animator Nina Paley took solace in reading the Sanskrit epic poem Ramayana while listening to vintage...

Big Balls in Cowtown

Ever open up a local magazine or newspaper, glance at the society photos, and wonder, Who the hell are these people? Because I sure...

Just the (Food) Facts, Ma’am

Chow, Baby eschews “hard news.” Corruption, exposés, and who-shot-John are usually the province of my more flinty-eyed colleagues. Chow, Baby gets flinty only about...

Pantagleize’s Dead Awaken

It’s hard to overestimate the influence of 19th-century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen on theater and, in particular, the modern English-speaking stage. With plays like...