Monthly Archives: February 2014

Are Rumors Of Baker Hotel’s Rebirth Greatly Exaggerated?

The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was slowly limping toward a sad end when Fort Worth Weekly last visited in 2003. The dilapidated hotel...

First Day Free for Samurai Armor Exhibit

At the press preview for the Kimbell Art Museum's Samurai exhibit, museum director Eric Lee noted that this was the first time the museum...

Local Soccer Team Has Name; Now It Needs a Logo

Fort Worth's team in the National Premier Soccer League conducted a fan vote to pick a name for the new franchise. Yesterday, they announced...

Lone Star Film Society Screens “Sunrise”

Since there are so few chances to see expat German director F.W. Murnau’s silent stunner Sunrise (1927) on a big screen, movie fans should...

“NYT” Confirms: Wendy Davis is a Gold Digger, Bad Mom

If you thought the New York Times magazine would do a better job of analyzing Wendy Davis’ political record and not judging her career...
Winter's Tale opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Winter’s Tale (PG-13) Adapted from Mark Helprin’s novel, this romance stars Colin Farrell as an Irish burglar who determines to use his powers of...
The Met’s production of Rusalka broadcast is at 6:30pm at various movie theaters.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 12 Renée Fleming absolutely crushed the national anthem at the Super Bowl, didn’t she? Now you can see the soprano at her day...

Pho-ing with the Oldie

There appears to be a language barrier between me and my oldest niece. She got a cell phone for her 14th birthday, and OMG,...

Dynasty

The Bushes don’t hanker to inch up the political ladder. They start at or near the top. For four generations, it’s either been Congress...

The Local Arrives

I’m never likely to turn my hand to raising a barn or building a trebuchet, so for the most part, I don’t care that...