Monthly Archives: November 2013

It’s a haypatch hustle for Walker and company.

Dangerous Hoedown

At one point during the tune “Haypatch Hustler” from Walker & The Texas Dangers’ 2011 debut album Pay the Fiddler, Brett Walker shouts, “Balin’...

Black Friday Boycotts Abound

I like money. Indeed, I’m a born-and-bred consumerbot like a lot of Americans –– buying something I want, even if it’s just a movie...
Ross Fischer will help the Tarrant Regional Water District with open-records requests and ethics consultations. Courtesy Ross Fischer

More Open or More Obstructive?

Accusations of being secretive and working behind closed doors have dogged the Tarrant Regional Water District and its board of directors ever since they...

Holy Moly: Brothers’ Keepers

The last time Holy Moly played Billy Bob’s Texas, a mosh pit broke out, a first for the World’s Largest Honky-tonk®. You’ve got to...
Wally Knight’s “Angel”

Gallery

Darrin Kobetich, Ginny Mac, and Katie Holmes (no, not that one) will provide live music as Arts Fifth Avenue opens John Carlisle Moore’s fourth...

Bright Black Screens

Black filmmakers have grabbed center stage this year, and the heartening thing is, they’ve mostly been new blood. Steve McQueen reached a broad American...

An Opus in Pianissimo

The Kimbell Art Museum building, designed by legendary architect Louis I. Kahn and opened in 1972, is one of the finest examples of Modern...
The ’cue isn’t the only game in town at Old Texas — but it sure is tasty. Lee Chastain

Good Eats in Old Texas

Old Texas Brewing Co. Grill aims to be the first craft brewery in Johnson County. Unfortunately, Rick and Dena Hazen, the married couple that...
The Kimbell’s Renzo Piano Pavilion opens Wed.

Grand Piano

Until now, the Kimbell Art Museum has been forced to put most of its permanent collection in storage whenever the museum hosts a major...

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants

With Thanksgiving approaching, I'll begin Off Asides this week by expressing gratitude and sincere homage to something very dear to my heart -- the...