Monthly Archives: June 2013

Larry Stanley Returns Home

Larry Stanley is an avowed Christian whose religion informs his filmmaking, but he doesn’t want to be pigeonholed as a Christian filmmaker. “I don’t...
Amy Acker (under counter) hides from her friends’ conversation about her love life in Much Ado About Nothing.

Malibu Shakespeare

The story instantly passed into legend among both comic book geeks and theater geeks: After wrapping shooting on The Avengers in 2011, Joss Whedon...
Cover by Jennifer Smith

Touching Lives

It started with a phone line in his garage. Or more accurately, with a phone call from a charity that led Dr. Basheer Ahmed to...

Lots of Small Talk

Fort Worth Weekly goes to print on Tuesday nights, so at press time Static didn’t know whether State Sen. Wendy Davis’ filibuster would be...
The Live Oak’s shaved rib-eye sandwich is “terrific all around.” Lee Chastain

In Full Bloom

Fancy bar grub is already a well-established genre on the local dining scene. But The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge on the Near...
Michelle Gifford leads Ballet Concerto’s annual Summer Dance Concert.

Ballet Concerto Time

For its annual Summer Dance Concert, Ballet Concerto will revive three ballets from its extensive repertory. The nonprofit company will celebrate 31 years this...
The Humphries brothers would go on to record with the legendary Roy Rogers and help create Western Swing music.

Early Fort Worth in Photos

Before Fort Worth was a city of cowboys and culture, it was a city of, well, cowboys. The people of this not-so-long-ago time are...

Concerts in the Garden: Groovy, Man

Alright, I’m going to say it. The Woodstock-themed Concerts in the Garden last Saturday was groovy. It was a happenin’, far out, psychedelic show...

Live Stream of Wendy Davis Filibuster

Wendy Davis has begun what will be a 12-hour filibuster. She's trying to block Senate Bill 5, which would limit Texas women's access to...

Local Stage Celebs Bartend at Grace

Theater artists often work in the restaurant service industry to support their creatively fulfilling (as opposed to bank account fulfilling) endeavors onstage. But prolific North...