Monthly Archives: May 2013

As this blackberry cobbler indicates, dessert at Copper Creek is a hit. Lee Chastain

Rustic Grace

A lot of Tarrant County restaurants claim to be “Texas fine dining,” and a few of them, like Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine, Lonesome Dove...
The Van Cliburn Piano Competition goes on in his name.

Comes the Cliburn

Thirty young pianists from 14 countries will converge on Bass Performance Hall on Friday to begin the 14th Quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition,...

Queen City Music Hall Coming to Downtown Fort Worth

The downtown venue formerly known as City Streets and currently called Lone Star Nightclub (245 Commerce St.) is about to become a music venue. Owned...

What Should Texas’ State Bird Be?

Yesterday I was directed to Nicholas Lund's post on a birding blog about how to improve each state's choice of state birds. I can't...

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Paris

My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when...

The Watchdog Now Barking In Dallas

It didn't take long for Dave "The Watchdog" Lieber to find a job after being unceremoniously dumped by the struggling Fort Worth Star-Telegram after...

Jose Canseco To Join The Fort Worth Cats

The 48-year-old former Texas Ranger will be suiting up for the Fort Worth Cats for the club's series against the Edinburg Roadrunners -- a...

Case Brothers Celebrate 50 Years of Music

The Case brothers, Johnny and Jerry, have been making jazz and Western Swing –– though mostly jazz and sometimes together –– for 50 years....

Boy Scouts “Compromise” on Gay Ban is a Joke

If the Boy Scouts gave out merit badges for cynical caginess, the North Texas-based Boy Scouts of America leadership would earn one with its...

Sally Majestic Calling it Quits

One of Fort Worth's most long-tenured bands will be performing its last show tomorrow night at Arts Goggle. Reggae-rockers Sally Majestic's first show was...