Monthly Archives: February 2014

Singer-songwriter/guitar-slinger Ronnie Heart is wrapping up his debut album.

Ronnie Heart’s Neo-Disco Soul

Ronnie Heart is the bomb. Period. The last time I caught him was in the summer at a Friday on the Green, a monthly...
Allison Pistorius and Chris Hury battle for psychosexual supremacy in Circle’s Venus in Fur.

Venus in Fur: Take a Bow

“Don’t we go to plays for the passions we don’t get in life?” asks playwright-director Thomas (Chris Hury) to Wanda (Allison Pistorius), a young...

And Boom Goes the Prog-Funk

Vocalist Justin “Beef” Williams is as crazy about music in general as he is about his funkified prog-rocking quartet. During a recent Bomb Atomic...
Left to right, George Mackey, Kathy Lowthorp, and Sharen Wilson are all vying for the job of district attorney. Courtesy photos

Re-ordering the Bench

The Tarrant County criminal justice system is poised for a significant makeover with the March 4 primary election looming. Four of the county’s 10...
Catherine Martin’s duds for The Great Gatsby are in the running for the Oscar for Best Costume Design.

Oscar’s Hidden Gold

Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o. You won’t go too far wrong if you pick those people to win the Academy Awards...
James Marshall’s “Red #347”

Gallery

The coolness of the abstract shapes of James Marshall’s sculptures is set off by the vibrancy of their colors. William Campbell’s current show spotlights...
On the cover: Front row, left to right: Emma Nichols-Payne, Tucker Heim, teacher Michael Miles, Sierra Glazebrook. Back row, left to right: Khaila Sanders-Hicks, Ben Edwards, Keaton Bullen Brian Hutson

Empire of Dance

It’s been winter too long in Fort Worth, so the drizzly, overcast skies on a recent Saturday afternoon were both familiar and unwelcome. Inside...
Crispy duck wings and chocolate-strawberry Napoleon await at Bird Café. Lee Chastain

Bird Café Takes Wing

It’s a glorious time to be a foodie in Fort Worth. The plethora of interesting, innovative restaurants just keeps expanding. The latest is Bird...
Wayne Thiebaud’s “Salads, Sandwiches, and Dessert” at Amon Carter’s Art and Appetite.

Food, Glorious Food

A few weeks ago we remarked in this page on Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” and how the glass in the diner’s window was so vividly...

Denton Citizens Group Calls For Fracking Ban

A citizens group called The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (Denton DAG), a non-profit educational group, announced in a press release today they are collecting...