Monthly Archives: April 2013

The food at Vee Lounge is actually pretty good for a nightclub.

Good Enough for Government Work

It always strikes me as odd when people have to qualify their opinions about food based on where it’s served. As in, “For a...
Having just released their third album, Whiskey Folk Ramblers are preparing to hit the road.

Ramblin’ Men

Although it’s been three years since Whiskey Folk Ramblers’ last long-player, … And There Are Devils, the North Texas quintet’s patented John Steinbeck-meets-Tom Waits...
Operators of Red River Motorcycle Trails, an off-road park, are challenging EOG Resources’ request for a sand mining permit. Courtesy Red River

Sand in the Wind

A proposal by oil and gas giant EOG Resources to open a sand mine in North Texas’ Cooke County has a small group of...
Tom Hollenback’s “SPWP-SD3”

Gallery

The name of Tom Hollenback’s new solo show at William Campbell Contemporary Art is Mutabilis, Latin for “mutable,” a quality illustrated by the artist’s...
Olga Kurylenko and Ben Affleck share one of many pensive moments in To the Wonder.

To the Wonder: Into Thin Air

Did we overrate Terrence Malick, or is he just regressing to the mean after The Tree of Life? Anyone who saw his Oscar-nominated cultural...
Chris O'Dowd presents Deborah Mailman, Shari Sebbens, Jessica Mauboy, and Miranda Tapsell in "The Sapphires."

Soul Sapphires

Ah, Chris O’Dowd! Whether you loved him in Bridesmaids or detested him on TV’s Girls, you’ve probably been amused by the antics of this...

Musical Chairs at City Hall

A couple of elderly women dressed in their Sunday best clutched colorful scarves over their heads and carefully crossed a slick parking lot during...
The grips come packed and ready at Grip Mediterranean. Lee Chastain

Mediterranean Stronghold

Adam and Jalal Channa have created a local mini restaurant empire — first with Dallas’ Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, then with Fort Worth’s Terra...
Mary Dunleavy stars as Mimi in Fort Worth Opera’s production of La Bohème, opening 7:30pm Sat at Bass Hall.

Opera Festival Time

The annual Fort Worth Opera Festival is back. Taking place mostly at Bass Performance Hall over the next several weeks starting this weekend, the...
Mayor Betsy Price: “We don’t like other cities outdoing us.”

Ebbing Tide

Be afraid, Fort Worth. Be very afraid. Late last year, the Fort Worth City Council decided to decrease funding for the nearly 50-year-old Arts Council...