Monthly Archives: July 2012

“What the Butler Saw” at Stage West

This week’s “Stage” page features a review of Stage West’s current revival of What the Butler Saw, the anarchic sex farce by British playwright...
Neil Young Journeys opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Neil Young Journeys (PG) Jonathan Demme’s concert film of the rock star’s return to Toronto in May 2011. (Opens Friday in Dallas) NOW PLAYING: The Amazing...
Roberto Montenegro. The First Lady, 1942. Oil on cardboard.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 18 After Mexico established itself as a free nation in 1910, culture blossomed in extraordinary fashion as the country’s artists such as Diego...

Air: It’s also good for breathing

Good news, everyone! Texas’ environmental protections could soon raise the bar set by the Roman Empire. That’s because a district court judge ruled last week...
Dana Schultes and Jerry Russell make an odd pair in Stage West’s current farce.

West of Normal?

Comic playwright Joe Orton wrote with an agenda, and he didn’t try to hide it. As a gay man who’d been marginalized by British...
In the key of crushed skulls, please. The Vorvon fellas — (left to right) Sharp, Liberio, Steward, and Wells — are trained in the classic art of melting faces. Anthony Mariani

Vorvon Descends

Somebody smart has probably already written about the boom in doom rock in these decidedly doomy times. Yes, there has been doom since the...
Kristina Rosalez: “In a month we have seven earthquakes ... . And they’re causing damages that can be costly.” Krista M. Torralva

Shaken and Stirred

A window that’s popped out of its frame allows spiders to creep into Keary and Kristina Rosalez’ Cleburne home. New cracks about six inches...

Saucer Takes Flight

Attention, beer geeks. Your temple of brew is back. The Flying Saucer has returned, and if you weren’t able to be there last Thursday...
Americana singer-songwriter Jacob Furr is going full-band. The Only Road will make its Fort Worth debut next Wednesday, the 25th, at The Basement Bar in the Stockyards.

Jacob Furr, Cleanup Bust Out

You’d think that in a town like Fort Worth, with so many outstanding bands, there’d be a bunch of super-groups, elite bands in which...
J. Preston Trice’s “Princess of Water”

Firehouse Art Gallery

J. Preston Trice’s fascination with the occult led him to create a series of 78 paintings inspired by tarot cards. The paintings are now...