Monthly Archives: June 2013

SB5 Goes Down, Wendy’s Star Rises [Update: It Was Fun While It Lasted]

Just after 3 a.m. last night, Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst banged his gavel and announced that Senate Bill 5, which aimed to severely...
20 Feet From Stardom opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: 20 Feet From Stardom (PG-13) Morgan Neville’s documentary profiles five women (Merry Clayton, Judith Hill, Claudia Lennear, Lisa Fischer, and Tatá Vega) who have...

Witten’s Brightens Hurst

Like Arlingfun, the Mid-Cities tend to receive an unfair amount of disdain, especially from people who live in Fort Worth. People like me, for...

MAF ’13: That’s a Wrap

Wow. That was fast. After months of planning, Fort Worth Weekly’s 11th Annual Music Awards Festival has come and gone. And what a day....

Making Laws and Money

The special session that Gov. Rick Perry called on redistricting and other matters got some publicity because most legislators were collecting their $150 per...

Whine and Spirits

The folks at Portofino Italian Grill (6115 Camp Bowie Blvd.) need an exorcist, fast. When you make the decision to open yet another eatery...
War of the Planets screens tonight at 10pm at The Grotto.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 26 The Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club returns with another bad movie for the comedy troupe/filmmaking collective Shut Up and Prance to make fun...
Hiroko Kubo’s “Untitled”

Gallery

A Hiroshima native and TCU graduate, Hiroko Kubo is displaying her enigmatic sculptures at WoCA Projects. She shares the space with The Exchange, an...
Idol schmidol. Casey James is still a force on the pop music landscape.

2013 Hall of Famers

As part of our Music Awards every year, we induct outstanding members of Fort Worth’s scene into the Fort Worth Music Hall of Fame,...
Eight-foot sections of the pipeline are being removed from many properties near Winnsboro. Steven DaSilva

Pipe Work: “Shoddy”

TransCanada, the giant energy company building the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline from Cushing, Okla., to Port Arthur, claims its pipeline will...