Monthly Archives: August 2012

Energy Company Reveals Revealing Video

The natural gas industry likes to brag about how it's never polluted water sources during drilling. Fort Worth Weekly has written numerous stories about water...

Arts Council Stumps for Cash

Every few years, the city’s performing and visual arts organizations have to sing for their supper. Currently, it’s the Arts Council of Fort Worth...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 15 Is there some reason why the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus is only in Fort Worth for five days when it...

Snarls In Cat Land?

Fort Worth Cats fans raised a collective eyebrow after General Manager Chris Hart resigned last week. Hart was considered a sales wunderkind and effective...

Punk Drunk

Perhaps one of the most tired arguments that can arise between two humans is the one that tries to define punk rock. People who...
Shaw: The number of teachers leaving Heights is only “a little more than usual.” Jeff Prince

Leaving Heights

The first to go was Tommy Elliott, the winning head baseball coach at Arlington Heights High School for the last 30 years. This year...

8 a.m. Eight Ball

Is there a good reason for drinking at 9 in the morning on a weekday? I’m sure there are several (some hospital folk don’t...

Live Oak Grows Cooler

The Near Southside’s Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge (1311 Lipscomb St., 817-926-0986) just got a much-needed infusion of youngblood in the form of...
The Awakening opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Awakening (R) This period horror flick begins promisingly before collapsing into a pile of nonsense. Rebecca Hall stars as a scientific debunker of...
School bully Alvin cowers behind Norman as he tries to read the incantation that’ll stave off the walking dead in ParaNorman.

ParaNorman’s Activity

All right! This is how I like my animated kids’ movies — intelligent, funny, and scary enough to keep you up at night. ParaNorman...