Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fort Worth Smoker Idea Gets Press

Fort Worth is considering a ban on hiring smokers, and the nation is wheezing. This MSN report calls the proposal unprecedented  and "draconian." This FOX News...

House Fly Loose In Tarrant County

A common house fly was inside my truck cab this morning in Parker County.  I named her Bobbie Sue for some reason. We got...

Ya’Ke Smith’s “Wolf” at DIFF

If you're in Dallas tonight, you should stop by the Dallas International Film Festival and catch the late screening of Ya'Ke Smith's Wolf at...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Marley (PG-13) Not a sequel to Marley & Me, this documentary by Kevin Macdonald (Touching the Void) profiles the life and music of Bob...

The Swimsuit Contest Will Never Be The Same

It's still generally difficult for transgendered females to get married or adopt kids, but thanks to the always opportunistic Donald Trump, they can now...

Rotten Roots: The Fort Work Sound

A potentially noteworthy debut will happen on Friday, Apr. 27, at The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331), when Rotten Roots will open for Dallas’...

Yes to the New Oui?

If there’s an award for the most polarizing personality in Fort Worth, I’d like to nominate Tim Love. Foodies seem to love him, and...

Legion of Doom-kopfs

OK. Tell me if this sounds familiar. There’s this group of Anglo-Americans, mostly well-to-do and some wealthy. They’re not big fans of minorities (especially African-Americans)...

Live at the Grocery

I remember the first time I walked through the hedge maze that is Central Market (4651 W. Fwy.). It was also the first time...

WED ▪ 18 The UNT Concert Orchestra goes all in with Russian music this evening. Clay Couturiaux conducts Rachmaninov’s relatively obscure First Piano Concerto, as...