Monthly Archives: September 2013

Protecting Industry

A natural gas compressor ordinance passed by the Fort Worth City Council last week has closed a several-years-old loophole favoring drillers but simultaneously expanded...

Killer or Filler?

Along with the return of Flickerstick frontman Brandin Lea, who’s fronting a new project, Jetta in the Ghost Tree (“Return of the Jetta,” Sept....
Southern-fried metalists Southern Train Gypsy have signed with a new label, Chokehold Records, based in Los Angeles.

Chokehold Signs Southern Train Gypsy

Southern Train Gypsy might not seem like the kind of band to be interested in stuff like record labels and “getting signed” and all...

Glory Won’t Be Denied

For an opera company known for cultivating young talent and taking on newer, contemporary works (as well as re-envisioning classics), Fort Worth Opera has...
Ann Ekstrom’s “Night Bloomer” is on display at Artspace 111.

Plastic Nature, Naturally

Inspired by her mother, the late painter and printmaker Beth Lea Clardy, Fort Worth’s Ann Ekstrom has spent most of her professional life reconstituting...
Karen Rich Bell’s “Hybrid (From My Trials)”

Gallery

In UNT’s new exhibit Beyond Natural, nine artists create sculptures and 3D art inspired by forms of the natural world. These include fantastical landscapes...
Mark Ruffalo and Gwyneth Paltrow take an exercise break in Central Park in Thanks for Sharing.

Indie Film Roundup

Once again, a crop of low-budget films finds its way into our multiplexes this week for our edification. You might well turn to these...

Egg on the Edge

I’m on my back in a dimly lit room on the seventh floor of a Dallas research hospital. Though I can’t see it, a...
Pacific Table’s recent sandwich of the day was the tuna burger with garlic rosemary fries. Lee Chastain

Pacific Table: Surf & Turf

Pacific Table is the second local restaurant from Chef Felipe Armenta, who also owns The Tavern Bar & Grill on South Hulen Street. The...
Paul Unger and Flipside will honor the music of Charles Mingus, Thu.

Mingus on the Flipside

Don’t think simply because Fort Worth is short on dedicated jazz venues that this town is short on jazz talent — not by a...