Monthly Archives: May 2013

Killer or Filler?

Titanmoon’s Bang Bang Titanmoon doesn’t do anything small. After a three-year hiatus, the Fort Worth synth-rock quartet has returned not just with a new album,...
Heise: “They wanted to put him in the most demeaning position possible.” Eric Griffey

Disabled and Discarded?

Inside a two-story house in the Ryan Place neighborhood on the South Side, Danny Swanson slowly wheeled himself into his den. Awaiting his arrival...
Matthew Szal’s “Urban Bull”

Gallery

Part of the new band of art galleries on Race Street, the Fringe Art Studio’s new show features photographs by Carson Sanders and paintings...
Michael Shannon silences another victim in The Iceman.

Iceman: Shannon Fodder

Seems that the world has discovered Michael Shannon. And, really, why not? Quite apart from his considerable skills, the 38-year-old Kentucky native offers up...
An explosion of flowers frames Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio's romance in "The Great Gatsby."

Gatsby: Green Light

A scant year after F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby was published, it was made into a film. Since then, it has been...

Evolution of a Rebel

Don’t mess with Texas — TXSharon, that is, to use her online moniker. That’s the lesson the shale gas drilling companies have been learning...
Don Mario’s serves up their Ultimate Fajitas (left) and a platter of catfish and shrimp. Lee Chastain

Lighter Delights

Even diehard fans of traditional Mexican cuisine will admit the fare tends to be too heavy while also being light on flavor. It’s as...

A Texas Jubilee

The fictionalized North Texas town of Bodark Springs comes to life in James Ward Lee’s most recent book, A Texas Jubilee, reminding readers that...

Life Is a Journey

So much of art history in the 20th century can be seen in the work of Romare Bearden. Born in Charlotte in 1911, the...

Fort Worth’s Woodson Named State Painter

Fort Worth painter and TCU alum and former prof Jim Woodson has been named state artist (two-dimensional) for 2013 by The Texas Commission on...