Monthly Archives: October 2013

¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada runs thru April 6 at Amon Carter.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 23 Just in time for Día de los Muertos comes Amon Carter Museum’s new show ¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada. The Mexican...
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For Mature Audiences

The fact that I don’t have children has never stopped me from judging parents who can’t control their brood in public. I was at...

Voter Up

Static loves the smell of democracy in the morning. On Nov. 5, Texas will be holding elections on nine proposed constitutional amendments. For the...
Alford: “We wanted it to have a DIY sound, and that’s pretty much how we made it.”

Slumberbuzz Awakens

Last January, Slumberbuzz had changed its name, solidified its sound and lineup, and written enough material to fill an album. At the time, the...

Easy, Shannon

Listen: A giant lived here. Ronald Shannon Jackson was born in Fort Worth on Jan. 12, 1940. He died here on Saturday, of leukemia, in...
BRIT staffers conduct a census of native plants in each section of the prairie plot. Brian Hutson

O Bury Not the Last Prairie

On the grounds of Fort Worth’s Botanical Research Institute of Texas is a patch of land that looks out of place next to the...

High Times

I learned three important facts this weekend. The first was that you can, in fact, get beer at the air show, but there really...

Dr. Wu’s Diagnosis? More Blues

Like commercial-radio country, heavy metal, and hip-hop/R&B, the blues gets a bad rap. “It’s boring,” some people cry. “It’s too noodly,” lament others. And,...
Chiwetel Ejiofor stands up under interrogation by Michael Fassbender in 12 Years a Slave.

We Shall Be Free

I screamed at somebody after I saw 12 Years a Slave. I don’t usually do that after a movie, but this fellow critic just...
Chloë Grace Moretz wreaks her vengeance on her high-school's senior class in Carrie.

Carrie On

A lot of moviegoers were outraged at the idea of making a second movie version of Stephen King’s novel Carrie. I understand the attachment...