Monthly Archives: November 2012

Midge Hill, Suzie Humphries, and Jeff Brady relax after a recent show. Jeff Prince

Uphill Banter

Banter begins as soon as Suzie Humphries, Midge Hill, and Jeff Brady walk through the studio door, still 30 minutes before cameras start rolling...
"Getcher freshly squeezed pop right here!" never said The Hendersons.

Hello Again to The Hendersons

One of the most talented yet underrated Fort Worth bands is back on the scene after a long hiatus. The last we heard from...
Wally Knight’s “purelsd”

Gallery

The spirit of outsider art features heavily in Arts Fifth Avenue’s new show that opens this weekend, which includes burning cowboys depicted by Clara...
It’s always crazy in Philadelphia: Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook.

Silver Linings: Soaring Eagles

For whatever reason, this is a banner year for movies about mental illness set in Pennsylvania. We still have the excellent Pittsburgh teen flick...
A Bengal tiger and Suraj Sharma must share a boat to survive in "Life of Pi."

Life of Pi: Cat Away

Remember when I wrote about “unfilmable” novels in my review of Cloud Atlas a few weeks ago? Well, Yann Martell’s Life of Pi was...

Creation Care

There was a moment, Melissa Ashmore is sure of it, when the officials from the Environmental Protection Agency started paying attention. It was the...
The setting is pretty for Turkish fare. Chase Martinez

A Whole New World

Flying Carpet Café is an extension of a Turkish rug shop, located in a small, renovated log cabin-looking house just off Magnolia Avenue on...
Jacob Lawrence’s Panel No. 59 will be the topic of discussion, Tue.

Tuesday Talks

A whole string of interesting lectures are being given this Tuesday, and some astute scheduling will allow you to attend more than one of...

Century Media Signs Pinkish Black

Fort Worth Goth-prog duo Pinkish Black has signed with Century Media, a 24-year-old L.A.-based label that is home to metal giants Andrew WK, Buckcherry,...

Turkey Night: To Shop or Not To Shop?

I’m always leery of recommending consumer boycotts, since they so often seem to backfire: Only the foolhardy dare to stand between Americans and their...