Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dreamy Soundz Records does right by local jazz on a new compilation album.

Dreamy Jazz Soundz

Back in the mid-aughts, even after Caravan of Dreams was shuttered, Fort Worth was a pretty jazzy town. The Black Dog Tavern was packed...
Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Brühl take up a crusade for the truth in The Fifth Estate.

Springing Leaks

Is Julian Assange a hero or a creep? Going into The Fifth Estate, I entertained both opinions about the founder of WikiLeaks. However, this...

Michael Cain’s New Start

Longview native Michael Cain remembers the drive-in theater he used to go to when he was a boy, where he saw everything from The...

String of Pearls

From a moving vehicle it’s difficult to appreciate the bridges that span Fort Worth’s two forks of the Trinity River. Railings fly by, obscuring...
The reuben may not require a knife and a fork but is delish. Lee Chastain

Good Buzz

Food portions at most restaurants are too large as it is, so when an eatery makes a point of promoting its sandwiches as so...
Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer dance the title roles in TBT’s Romeo and Juliet.

Big Time Crush

Surprisingly, it wasn’t until 1935 that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet made its way onto the dance stage, in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater. Prokofiev’s sumptuous score...
Seattle artist Norie Sato incorporated local photographs into her mosaics.

Flying Down the Road

In 2005, the Fort Worth City Council adopted the Southwest Parkway Master Plan, which outlined how the city would use art to blend features...

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Washington Racial Slurs

Seeing DeMarcus Ware and DeMarco Murray limping off the field last night prompted visions of the Dallas Cowboys circa 2012 -- a solid team...

R.I.P., Stanley Kauffmann

The news on Wednesday of Stanley Kauffmann’s death at age 97 sent me scurrying back to his film criticism. Having previously reviewed theater and...

CBS DFW’s Chris Arnold Caught Plagiarizing

Local sports radio/TV personality Chris Arnold was busted by Jason Lisk of the The Big Lead blog for blatant plagiarism. Arnold, who is also...