Monthly Archives: August 2012

Timothy Green: Autumn Leaves

The word “odd” is entirely appropriate in the title of The Odd Life of Timothy Green. This family-oriented movie has the bad luck to...

Chipping Away

Two years ago, members of the city’s little known and little used Ethics Review Committee found out what happened when you pissed off Mike...
Toni’s fried catfish is heaven on a plate. Tony Robles

Soul Kitchen

Some joints you just root for. You walk in whistling, thinking that either this place offers lip-licking tasties or, dang, it’s just another reminder...

Boba Me, Baby

I had never understood the appeal of boba tea. Now that I’ve actually tried it I’m in boba lust. (Although I still don’t get...
Richard Don Simms and Libby Bogart in A Midsummer Night in Texas.

Puck Yeah!

There’s nothing particularly new about setting a Shakespeare play in some place and time other than the one that the Bard specified. We’ve all...

Still Time To Sign Up For Tomorrow’s EPA Meeting On (cough, cough) Clean Air

The Only Hearing in the Nation on EPA’s Proposed Weakening of Toxic Air Pollution Standards for all U.S. Cement Plants :Thursday August 16th-9 am to...

Cliburn Video Contest Winner Announced

I got so caught up in the Olympics that the Van Cliburn's Amateur Piano Video Competition slipped under my radar. Rather than make weak...

Live Oak Re-branding

Hiring Kinser and Knight, Live Oak owner Bill Smith said, is part of an overall re-branding of his venue/restaurant/bar.   Blake Barker, former general manager of...

UPDATE Blackbox Booking Live Oak

Easily the biggest deal in the local music scene since Lola’s Saloon came along in 2006 was the opening several months ago of Live...

Yank Wang: Star-Telegram’s Stroke Of Misfortune

Fort Worth Star-Telegram layoffs in recent years means fewer writers and copy editors doing more work, and that can mean mistakes. Take Monday's edition --...