Monthly Archives: November 2013

Beer Week Is Here

Do you like beer? How do you feel about weeks? If you’re a fan of both, North Texas Beer Week is right up your...

Conserving Compassion

Back in the 1990s when George W. Bush was governor, he made “faith-based initiatives” and “compassionate conservatism” his buzzwords for welfare reform. The buzzwords...

GRO-ing Up

Somewhat quietly, Green River Ordinance has become Fort Worth’s most famous rock export not named The Toadies. The band has been around for an...

Killer or Filler?

The problem with genre music is that it all tends to sound alike. Well, if it sounded like anything else, it wouldn’t be part...
Lindner, center, during his playing days: “I rode the pity wagon pretty hard.” Vishal Malhotra

Coming Clean

In 2007 a long list of witnesses told Fort Worth Weekly they’d seen Texas Christian University football player Matty Lindner threaten two Fort Worth...
HOMECOMING! Committee’s MacGuffin

Gallery

The literature accompanying MacGuffin, a new multimedia exhibit by the Fort Worth/Dallas collective HOMECOMING! Committee, is intentionally vague: lots of talk about desire, sight,...
Ain’t that a hole in the boat? Robert Redford tries to keep his head above water in All Is Lost.

I Will Survive

Richard Curtis’ time-travel comedy About Time expands to Fort Worth this week (see Film Shorts), and it exhorts us to live each day as...

Obsessed by Florence

For Julie and Bruce Webb, outsider art is a passion. The Waxahachie collectors lecture and curate exhibits at universities and museums around the country...
Along with a flight of house beers, Zio Carlo offers a mozzarella caprese appetizer (left), a portobello melt with pasta salad, and a scrumptious brie-and-speck pizza.

Zio Carlo: Brewing Flavor

The culinary gulf between pubs and restaurants in Fort Worth is narrowing fast, thanks to several new watering holes that also serve great grub....
Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in August: Osage County at LSFF.

Lucky Seven

The seventh annual Lone Star Film Festival takes place this weekend and gives us an advance look at Oscar-contending movies. Foremost among those are...