Monthly Archives: April 2013

Museum Swap: Bernini

There’s this really ridiculous, rarely fun game I play called Museum Swap, in which I try to picture an exhibit at one of our...

National Record Store Day

You’ve probably heard that tomorrow (Saturday April 20) is national Damn We Sure Love Weed Day, or whatever the official title of the unofficial...

2013 Friday on the Green Lineup

Thousands of music lovers piled into Magnolia Green Park on the Near Southside last Friday for the first edition of Friday on the Green,...

Coming Out of Her Shell

On almost an acre of land in Northwest Fort Worth, near Azle, Jaime Stephens enjoys a slower pace -- not because her suburban life...

Local Scrapper Is Among Country’s Best

Stealing copper and other metals is a quick-cash industry for organized criminals and the perennially unemployed denizens of the outdoors. Thieves steal copper from schools,...
Side Effects re-opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Side Effects (R) Steven Soderbergh’s clever thriller stars Rooney Mara as a suicidal woman whose struggles with depression overwhelm her when her husband (Channing...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 17 Like his contemporary George Gershwin, Vincent Youmans was a successful Broadway songwriter before his career was cut short — he left show...

The Legacy Grows

Last week’s cover story (“Toxic Legacy,” April 10) stirred up more than just some bad memories. Back in the ’70s and ’80s, Fort Worth-based...

4/20: Shaka Brah

Months ago, I had a story idea that I was going to pitch to Weekly editor Gayle Reaves as a Second Thought column. I’d...
The Unlikely Candidates have been around. (Lisa Cawthron photo from their Facebook page.)

An Unlikely Hit

Last week, The Unlikely Candidates did something pretty unlikely: They got signed by a major label (“Atlantic Records Signs The Unlikely Candidates,” Blotch, April...