Monthly Archives: September 2013

Seize the Dia

There’s little doubt that The Toadies are the biggest rock ’n’ roll thing ever to come out of Fort Worth. Flashback to the early...

Fiddling as the Sea Rises

Five years ago, Hurricane Ike, one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, plowed into Galveston Bay, chewing through $29 billion in homes, businesses,...

Let the Sunshine In

Before there was Wendy Davis, there was Ann Richards. With her political savvy, big smart mouth, and, yes, her trademark “closer to God” silver...

Back to J&J’s

I’ve got to hand it to Tony Diaz and everyone who helped him put on Fort Worth Rock Assembly II, because they managed to...
Beauxregard’s dynamic new album, Ghosts of the Gaslamp, is real music by real musicians.

Beauxregard’s “Future Western”

Fort Worth has become a pretty lively independent music town in recent years, but the downside is that studio projects –– in other words,...
Malloy, in the jungle-like alley behind his house: “Is the city going to fine itself?” Jeff Prince

Out of Sight, Out of Gas

A green alley runs behind houses along West Magnolia and Harrison avenues in the historic Mistletoe Heights neighborhood, providing city and utility workers access...
Angel Fernandez’ “Yoke, Cycle, Cycladic”

Gallery

As colorful and inviting as children’s toys, Angel Fernandez’ sculptural works are some of the pieces on display in Gallery 414’s show Playful Intimate...
Billy Bob Thornton and Kevin Bacon hang out on the porch in Jayne Mansfield’s Car.

A Death in the Family

Back in 1996, when Sling Blade came out, not only had no one heard of Billy Bob Thornton, the whole concept of regional cinema...
Keri Russell and JJ Feild dance a minuet in a drawing room that's not in 19th-century England in "Austenland."

Jane Addiction

The devotion of Jane Austen’s fanbase can be measured in how many movies have been inspired by her work. I don’t mean just straightforward...

Who’s on First?

The tension in the boardroom at the Fort Worth school district headquarters was palpable on a warm night in June. Trustee Ann Sutherland was...