Monthly Archives: April 2012

Praising the Pokey

Getting thrown in the pokey isn’t on Static’s bucket list, but, if you’re pokey bound, it might as well happen right here in Tarrant...

No Indifference Here

To the editor: Betty Brink’s April 18 story “Death by Indifference” is appropriately titled. She’s been the consummate crusader for justice for inmates at...

Shaw’s Gets Real

As you may have heard, the Near South Side is really blowing up. From The Boiled Owl Tavern (where I tend bar) to the...

Doc’s Orders: Fungi Girls

So National Record Store Day is another one of those non-holiday holidays created by The Illuminati to inspire rampant commercialism. BFD. There are a...

Left Out in the Cold

I ate the soup. All of it. Sorry, fellow Weekleteers, if you want to taste one of Walter Kaufmann’s creations, you’re just going to...

Us, Weekly

When Douglas Carter Beane’s comedy Mr. & Mrs. Fitch made its off-Broadway debut in 2010, New York critics were almost universally harsh in their...

Killer or Filler?

Singer-songwriter Taylor Craig Mills’ debut album, Don’t Ever Look Back Twice, has been a long time coming, and it’s a shiny little gem of...

Half Full, Half Empty

In the first year after the Fort Worth City Council banned public drinking near homeless shelters and treatment centers, police issued more than 500...

Gallery

Arts Fifth Avenue opens a photography show this weekend that features Mary Rabalais Collins’ digitally manipulated photographs of motion, Michael Zukerman’s nature photographs, and...

Sea The Pirates!

Like Disney-Pixar, the folks at Aardman know family-friendly comedy. The British stop-action animation company won an Oscar in 2005 for Wallace & Gromit: The...