Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chuck E. Cheese, Before and After

File this under “It’s about time”: The North Texas-based company that owns the Chuck E. Cheese children’s pizza franchise has given its giant rat...

Explanation For Fort Worth ‘Fireballs’ Unchanged

Raising the specter of aliens, UFOs and who knows what else, the SyFy Channel recently ran a video of pulsing, colored lights emanating from...

Not Everyone Has Fireworks Fubar

San Diego planned a huge fireworks show last night but a computer glitch accidentally set off all the fireworks at once -- five minutes...

Don’t You Forget About Mimir

Due to an oversight, I neglected to mention the Mimir Chamber Music Festival in this week's print edition, so I'm here on Blotch to...

Texas lesbian couple shot in possible hate crime

Two teenage lesbians in the small town of Portland, Texas were shot, one of them fatally, on the same weekend as gays and lesbians...
The winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and multiple prizes at Cannes, Beasts of the Southern Wild opens Thursday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13) The winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and multiple prizes at Cannes,...

TCU Prof Sees Texas Republican Platform And Is Afraid, Very Afraid

  John T. Harvey is a longtime economics guru at Texas Christian University and a blogger at Forbes. His blog Pragmatic Economics tries to explain...
Independence Day

Night & Day

WED ▪ 4 As you might expect on Independence Day, there are all manner of 4th of July celebrations going on this evening. We note...

And the Winners are…

Artist of the Year: Quaker City Night Hawks. Rock Album of the Year: ¡Torquila Torquila! by Quaker City Night Hawks. Indie-Rock Album of the Year: Burning...
Best drummer Matt Mabe throws up the horns as Nick Choate catches a ride with Michael “Big Mike” Richardson, whose Box of Rock won best cover/tribute band. Vishal Malhotra

2012 Panthys

Quaker City Night Hawks rule the roost. In our 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, celebrated on Sunday at Piper Hall in the West...