Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hoogie Boogie Land, Tex.

So I’m broke, and the year I elect to stay home instead of go to Austin for South by Southwest, the annual international music...

More Fun than the Law Allows

I can’t seem to get through the little town of Pantego without having to produce my driver’s license and proof of registration. I get...
Scotty Boy (front) and Renizance attribute most of their success to The Hustle.

Slangin’

The two guys in Fort Worth’s Immortal Soldierz still make their living the old-fashioned way. Rappers Salvador “Scotty Boy” Vasilio and Hector “Renizance” Falcone...
Fletcher: “It seems to me they’ve bitten off more than they can chew.” Jeff Prince

Cats, Balls, and Clocks

Nine lives? The Fort Worth Cats must be on 11 or 12 by now, particularly after former owner Carl Bell ran out of money...
Scottie Parsons’ “Shibeli River”

Gallery

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the death of  Scottie Parsons at age 86. In honor of this artist who grew up during...
Jessica Chastain awaits confirmation of bin Laden’s death in Zero Dark Thirty.

Zero Dark Thirty: Tortured Logic

OK, everyone. Here it is, the movie where Osama bin Laden bites the big one. And yeah, it’s also topping lots of film critics’...

Gangster Squad: Old Hats

As you’ve probably heard, Gangster Squad was supposed to arrive in theaters last September, but it was also supposed to include a scene (visible...

From Montreal with Charm

Talking to people in classical music who have worked with Jacques Marquis, the word “charming” pops up repeatedly to describe him. That charm and...
The food is comfort-style but semi-gourmet at Southern Breeze. Courtesy Southern Breeze Market Café

Keller Rose

Located inside a historic house in Old Town Keller, Southern Breeze Market Café has a wide front porch, rustic hardwood floors, and a view...
Yinka Shonibare’s “Odile and Odette” at the Modern.

Double Focus

We were supposed to have only one new exhibit at the Modern to look at this weekend, but thanks to climate change, we’re getting...