Monthly Archives: December 2012

SXSW is Complete … Again

More than 800 bands (and counting) from all over the globe have been selected to perform as part of the 2013 South-by-Southwest Music Festival...

Velvet Taco Taking Over Gold Standard

If you think the West 7th corridor is nothing but a warren of Uptown-aping, high-end mixed retail and over-priced eateries, you’re probably not going...

Off Asides On Cardiac Cowboys vs Cincinnati Bengals

General Manager Jerry Jones gets some credit for yesterday's last-second 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. That's right, you legion of JJ haters, I said...

So Long, Betty Brink, And Rest In Peace

The writer who personified Fort Worth Weekly's willingness to afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted died last night at her home, surrounded by...

Joe T. Garcia’s Honored(?) In Oral History Project

The Texas Restaurant Association is giving love to Fort Worth’s legendary Mexican restaurant Joe T. Garcia’s. Sometimes love hurts. The association is an advocate for the...

SceneShop’s “A Fifth of Christmas”

For certain kinds of people –– single, or childless, or those who’ve lost or are separated from loved ones –– the holiday season can...
Tarrant County Courthouse. COURTESY OF KEN LUND.

Texas Tribune: Tarrant County A ‘Bellwether’ For Texas Politics

Tarrant County's presidential election results are near identical to the state as a whole, and that's making media outlets from the Texas Tribune to...

Judge Rules Against FWISD, Whistleblower Suit Moves Forward

The long, complicated saga of former Fort Worth assistant principal Joe Palazzolo took another turn this week when a Wise County judge ruled against...
End of Watch opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: End of Watch (R) The chemistry between Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña is the best thing in this buddy-cop thriller that thinks it’s more...
Constantine Maroulis comes to Dallas to headline Jekyll & Hyde today thru Sun, Dec 16.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 5 Having starred in the Broadway version of Rock of Ages (and getting a cameo in the movie version), Constantine Maroulis now comes...