Monthly Archives: August 2012

Henry Thomas stars as Hank Williams in The Last Ride opening Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Last Ride (PG-13) Henry Thomas stars in this drama as country music legend Hank Williams, who in 1952 hires a local teenager (Jesse...
fFormer No. 1 Jelena Jankovic will compete in the Texas Tennis Open tournament starting today thru Fri at Hilton DFW Lakes Hotel.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 22 Defending champion Sabine Lisicki has pulled out of the Texas Tennis Open, but you can still catch some bright names in this...

Burnt Orange You Ashamed?

You have to credit the University of Texas at Austin for being consistent — consistently sleazy. In June 2011, the school’s website described how...
Bobby V’s Sports Gallery Café

From Ozzie to Bobby V’s

Back in February, when I wrote a piece on the history of Fort Worth’s metal scene (“Still Riveting,” Feb. 29), I learned a ton...
Legendary Fort Worth punk-rockers The Gideons are reuniting on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 1919 for the express purpose of flipping wigs.

Reality Bites

For your columnist, the ’90s were a mix of dread (I was in college), drunken haziness (I was in college), joy mixed with pain...

License to Loan

To the editor: The Aug. 1 Metropolis story, “High Interest in the ’Burbs,” about payday loans in the less affluent towns and suburbs, really...
Chubby's challenge burger. Courtesy Chubby's Facebook

Training Table

I love the part in the first Rocky movie, when the title character makes it to the top step of the Philadelphia Art Museum...

Killer or Filler?

The Toadies’ Play.Rock.Music Let’s get this out of the way first. Play.Rock.Music, The Toadies’ fifth studio album since first forming in the late 1980s, doesn’t...
Bason: “... there is more than adequate proof that this is park property.” Jeff Prince

Is a Parkway a Park?

The request seemed simple. A Fort Worth couple’s backyard pool had been partially built on city property years ago, long before the couple bought...
Leigh Ann Williams “Mars Volta Vibrations”

Gallery

How appropriate that a music-themed art show should be up at Casa Mañana, of all the venues here. Leigh Ann Williams uses live music...