Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Clueless: Pegasus News, TCU 360 Assess Fort Worth’s Indie Scene

The Fort Worth music scene is highly amused. And maybe overreacting a bit. Earlier today, Pegasus News, a Dallas-centric online news outlet, reprinted a story...

Texas GOP Loses House Super- majority, Ensures Nasty 2013 Session

Just a year and a half ago, Texas Republicans enjoyed almost total control of the state government. Their 102-48 supermajority in the House --...

Obama Beats Romney: Now Can We All Just Get A Long … Club?

A Republican and a Democrat attack each other for months on end and spend millions of dollars to demean each other in TV ads....
This Must Be the Place opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: This Must Be the Place (NR) Sean Penn stars in this dramedy by Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo) about a retired rock star who returns...
Oh Whitney is back.

Oh Whitney Volvemos

Prodigal sons Oh Whitney have returned. But only for a couple of weeks. Fronted by Fort Worth native Peter More, the alt-Americana quartet has...
L’Elisir d’Amore

Night & Day

WED ▪ 7 If you missed the start of this season of the Metropolitan Opera’s movie-theater broadcasts, you can catch up with the first one,...

Judge Mills Passed the Audition

A packed house gave two standing ovations to honorees at this week’s Tarrant County Commissioners Court meeting. The celebrities drawing such response weren’t singers or...

Live Oak Finally Comes Alive

On Saturday night, I looked around the Live Oak’s main room at the masses bouncing along to Skeleton Coast, dancing in a flood of...

Forking It Old School

Chow, Baby isn’t a slave to the old school, but I do think it’s important to pay homage to the restaurants that have been...
The Swindle Boys have had a busy 2012 and are returning to the shed to write more material.

No Swindlin’ Brothers

Joey and Matt Swindle, the brothers who perform as the alt-rock duo The Swindle Boys, were raised in a devout Southern Baptist family in...