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Yearly Archives: 2012

Blonde Ambition

When Texas Music singer-songwriter Charla Corn turned 19, the Panhandle native moved to Nashville to make it big. The young, fit, attractive blonde achieved...

As Long as the Grass Should Grow

Fort Worth’s Code Compliance Department will present the city council with a new tall-grass policy in a few weeks and suggest some tweaks to...

Upward to The Cellar

One night, probably two or three years ago, I was leaning into the railing around The Moon’s porch, about four whiskeys deep into a...

States of Grace

Americana singer-songwriter Christian Lynette Williams is a new mom, but she says all the chores involved in caring for a newborn...

Fearful Wonders

Every year brings change, but some years really are turning points: 1492, 1789, 1914, and 1989, for example. Was 2011 one of those Really...

Gallery

Abstract artists rule the roost at Artspace 111 this holiday season. Paul Booker’s paintings and sculpture reside here with Tudor Mitroi’s sculptural panels and...

Sex, Shame, and Tears

Other actors were onscreen a lot in 2011 — Jessica Chastain, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rutger Hauer (five movies, look it up!) — but...

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: When You’re Smiley…

I’ve heard complaints about Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy from those who haven’t read the John le Carré novel on which it’s based or seen...

A Tale of Two Rail Systems

Anyone who has ever tried taking the  Trinity Railway Express to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport knows how poorly planned this commuter rail line is....

Nice to Eat You

If a burger joint is to set itself apart from all others in a crowded field, it needs a little shtick. In Keller, Hello,...