Monthly Archives: November 2012

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...
New smog readings for the Metroplex paint a depressing picture. Courtesy Justin Cozart

Notice How Much Cleaner the Air Is?

If air pollution worsens and nobody hears a sound from state regulators, do we still get asthma? OK, so it’s a bad joke, but without...
Frederic Remington’s “The Rattlesnake”

Gallery

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Sid Richardson Museum puts out a blowout show pairing Frederic Remington’s paintings and sculptures. One set will be...
Javier Bardem just wants to feel Daniel Craig’s pectoral muscles in Skyfall.

Skyfall: The Divine Ms. M

One thing the James Bond series has been known for is the “Bond girls,” those hot women of various ethnicities and varying degrees of...
Dave Bautista and RZA tangle near the end of "The Man With the Iron Fists."

Iron Fists: Wu, No!

Before he called himself RZA and conquered a big swath of the hip-hop world, Robert Fitzgerald Diggs was a teenager in New York, escaping...
Vidhya Nagarajan

Home, Sweet Hostage

Bullets sliced into Tim and Becky Morton’s east Fort Worth home after a drive-by shooting in 2009. It was a terrifyingly close call —...
The tacos are small but tasty at Mariposa’s Latin Kitchen. Chase Martinez

Mariposa’s Simple Grace

Mariposa’s Latin Kitchen may be relatively new to the West Side’s Locke Block, but co-owners Irma Gamez and daughter Crystal Padilla have run catering...