Monthly Archives: October 2012

Killer or Filler?

Foxtrot Uniform’s Huj! Huj! Hajrah! The alt-bluesy, country-psyching, classic-rocking Foxtrot Uniform has just released its first album, Huj! Huj! Hajrah!, after months of can-do and...
A bracelet recovered from the Titanic is among the 250 items to be exhibited in Fort Worth. Courtesy Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Still Bringing Up Stories

An upcoming Titanic exhibit designed to showcase the human stories from the sinking of that famous ocean liner in 1912 includes a 26-gem bracelet...
Bill Haveron’s “Reverse Osmosis Post Pubescence”

Gallery

Ah, drawings! The basis of all the other visual arts is the focus of the current show at the Gallery at UTA. The works...
What's a Tim Burton movie without an attic? Young Victor Frankenstein curls up with a resuscitated Sparky in "Frankenweenie."

Frankenweenie: Ghost Dog

Expanded from the same 1984 short film that got Tim Burton fired as a Disney animator, Frankenweenie (which Burton has made under Disney’s auspices,...
Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, and Emma Watson celebrate a high-school triumph in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Wallflower: End of the Tunnel

Stephen Chbosky’s coming-of-age novelette The Perks of Being a Wallflower was a huge hit when it was published in 1999, and the author received...

Tech Revolution

The school building, with its weathered red brick face and ornate, buttermilk-colored trim, looms like a Gothic castle amid the modern medical offices of...
The fare, including the Chicken Tikka Masala, is unassuming but flavorful at Spice India. Chase Martinez

India Spiced Right

Inside its strip-mall location on South Cooper Street in Arlington, Spice India looks very much like a chain restaurant: flat-screen TVs mounted on the...
Thomas Eakins’ “Miss Amelia Van Buren” at Amon Carter. ca. 1891, oil on canvas, The Phillips Collection

Museum Madness

Two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open spectacular shows this week. The Kimbell at 40: An Evolving Masterpiece celebrates the museum’s anniversary with...

Tarrant, Dallas Among Nation’s Top 10 Gas-Guzzling Counties

Tarrant County ranks ninth in a list of U.S. counties that consume the most gasoline each year. Nearly half of the top 10 gas-guzzling counties...

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Da Bearz

Guinness World Records was at the State Fair of Texas yesterday to witness a high-water mark in this state's grand history of culinary exquisiteness...