Monthly Archives: October 2013

Willis questions whether water quality concerns were addressed before folks were encouraged to jump in the Trinity. Naomi Vaughan

Does Untested = Clean?

Did the Trinity River Vision Authority cancel tubing events this year and last year because of high levels of dangerous bacteria in the river?...
Sabbath Assembly, the duo of New York founder Dave Nuss and Fort Worth's Jamie Myers, plays The Grotto on Friday, Nov. 1.

Sabbath Assembly: Black Hosannas

Until Pinkish Black/The Great Tyrant came along, circa 2008, did anyone else notice a distinct lack of black metal in the Fort? There’s been...
Tom Hanks tries to keep his cool during a hijacking at sea in Captain Phillips.

Hostage at Sea

Most Americans, if they know Somalia at all, know it as one of the world’s really bad places to be. The recent terrorist attack...

What Would Jesus’ Dog Do?

If you read the headline and thought, "Jesus' dog would probably pant, lick, scratch, bark, and sleep a lot," you would be correct. And if...
Gerda and Orm try to overcome mutual distrust to defeat the Snow Queen.

Freezing Reign

Here’s something new for all you animation geeks out there. Outside of Hollywood, the countries of Japan and France have built rich traditions of...

Healing Moral Wounds

When retired Army Chaplain Herman Keizer Jr. comes to Fort Worth, strangers, seeing his Purple Heart cap, sometimes pay for his dinner. Keizer appreciates the...
Peanut butter and jelly chicken wings await at Max’s. Lee Chastain

Max’s Is No Dive

The West 7th corridor has no shortage of laidback, quasi-divey hangouts. There’s Poag Mahone’s, The Abbey, Wired Willy’s, Lola’s, and more. Into nearby So7...
Patrick Soluri is the composer of Figaro and the Zombie Apocalypse, a spoof operetta that will make its Fort Worth Opera premiere, Sat.

At the Zombie Opera

For opera, creepy imagery is nothing new. Mozart’s Don Giovanni famously met his end at the hands of a ghastly statue, for example. And...
HOMECOMING! built crates from discarded IKEA furniture. Now to get the darn things to Sweden.

HOMECOMING! Takes Flight

Earlier this year, three entities interested in public art began a first-ever collaboration. The 13-member art collective HOMECOMING! Committee, Downtown Fort Worth Inc., and...

Cowboys, Broncos Try to Ruin Football

Everyone’s raving about the Broncos/Cowboys game. How exciting it was. How “entertaining,” to use a word that’s been bandied about zillions of times already,...