Monthly Archives: August 2012

FWSO violist Laura Bruton and cellist Leda Larson discuss the viola that has a history with both of them in Laura and Leda: The Story of Jerome, the first installment of Erik Clapp’s series.

Symphonic Shorts

“As far as I know, we’re the first ones,” said Paul Unger. The 43-year-old bassist for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra was referring to...
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard take in the latest speed bump on their trip to L.A. in "Hit & Run."

Hit & Run: Dax a Lot

Dax Shepard became famous as one of Ashton Kutcher’s crew of pranksters on the now-defunct TV show Punk’d before settling into a career of...

City Life Is a Good Life, Once Again

Night Riders regulars are easy to spot. They’re the ones who get to the Chat Room by 7 p.m., early enough to drink a...
There’s a Tex-Mex feast to be had at Mexico Real. Lee Chastain

Real Mexican

When people think of comfort food, they often think of deep-fried or slow-roasted favorites, from donuts to pot roasts. Whether you call this cuisine...
Violinist Augustin Hadelich sits in with FWSO, Sat.

Oh, Say Can You C

Round two of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s American Music Festival takes place Friday through Sunday. Last summer’s inaugural series featured compositions by Leonard Bernstein,...

Diana, Dear, Stay Out of the Water

Internet and cable news pundits have been breathless all day long with the news that 62-year-old long distance swimmer Diana Nyad had to end...

Facebook Fact: Cowboys Are World’s Team

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan in this office (who will remain Anthonameless) can't stand to hear the Dallas Cowboys called America's Team. Anthonameless grew up in...

Another Example Of Dallas Sophistication

City slickers in Dallas tend to look at Fort Worth as unsophisticated country rubes infatuated with cows and ranches. But even us Cowtown hicks might...

R.I.P., Tony Scott

Movie fans take a moment today to absorb the news that director and producer Tony Scott ended his own life yesterday by jumping off...

Jerry Jones Chaps Another Ass

Cleburne resident Jennelle Carrillo, who sued the Dallas Cowboys after she sat on a hot bench and burned her butt, is gambling by requesting...