Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fort Rock

In the late ’00s, an independent label based in New York City, Norton Records, put out a three-volume set of songs from Fort Worth’s...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Bernie (PG-13) Based on a real-life murder case, Richard Linklater’s film stars Jack Black as a small-town Texas mortician who kills a wealthy widow...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 9 Perhaps the greatest farce ever written in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest represents the high point of Oscar Wilde’s...

Cats on a Mild May Night

The Fort Worth Cats spent much of last year tiptoeing on a hot tin roof, mired in money woes and inundated with uncertainty. Fans...

Save the Cool Clubs

If you haven’t done so already, check out this week’s cover story by my evil alter-ego, associate editor Anthony Mariani, about the Fort Worth...

Upward to The Basement Bar

Have you read the big (long-winded?) cover story yet (pg. 9)? Well, speaking of live music venues, have you been to The Basement Bar?...

Eastward, Ho!

Is it possible for a restaurant in a big green building in a neighborhood with very few non-fast-food options to be labeled a hidden...

Opera Festival Time

Good ideas don’t always translate into success, but Fort Worth Opera’s festival format, alternating performances of four productions in a month-long residency, mostly at...

Proper Husbandry

For the past few months, there’s been buzz in Fort Worth about Brenna Manzare and her band, The Proper Husbands. Neither on her own...

Josh Hamilton Has Four Shots And A Double

OK, the headline was in bad taste. Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton might slip off the wagon on rare occasions, but he was the legal...