Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Great Gatsby opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Great Gatsby (PG-13) Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!) adapts F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel about a 1920s writer (Tobey Maguire) who witnesses the tragically doomed...
Pink Flamingos & Painted Trees is 7-8pm Wed, May 8 at the Center for Architecture.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 8 For this month’s Design Talk, landscape designer Ange Harvey and co-hosts Joe and Tracy Self will discuss colorful yard art as a...

All Glitter, No Gold

Chow, Baby has the attention span of a … what was I saying?  That’s why I almost never go to places that specialize in...

A Lucchesi In Da House

The Fort Worth Cats have struggled recently with an ownership change, diminished attendance, vendors grumbling about not being paid, management types walking off the...

Killer or Filler?

The Frisky Disco’s The Frisky Disco One of the pleasures of being a longtime music fan is hearing young musicians rediscover a particular genre or...
Obama won’t get the Republican majority in the U.S. House to go along with closing Guantanamo.

Drones or Gitmo?

John Bellinger is the last person you’d expect to criticize President Barack Obama for making too many drone strikes. It was he who drafted...

Ridglea Redux

Of all the peculiarities and hassles surrounding the Ridglea Theater’s renovation, the oddest one in my mind was how the Ridglea Bar, now rechristened...

New Lola’s Co-Owners

Lola’s Saloon may not be the biggest house on the block, but it’s definitely the coolest, offering a mix of marquee local bands and...
The sets of Fort Worth Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos are some of the most amazing ever seen in Bass Hall.

Big Tops

Operas by Richard Strauss aren’t staged that often, not because they’re unpopular but because they’re expensive: enormous casts, huge orchestras, lavish scenery and costumes,...
Hogan said Fort Worth officials should have testified against the pipeline bill. Willex Tindell

Watching the Door

It’s a truism of the Texas Legislature that killing “bad” legislation is as important as passing the “good” kind. Under that theory, it would...