Monthly Archives: February 2014

Courtesy Facebook

Bird Café: Feathery Finish

Man, there’s one conversation I am dismayed to hear lately, and it’s the one about how the old Flying Saucer on East 4th Street...
Courtesy Facebook

Almost Heaven

I was eating my second meal in as many days at AF+B (2869 Crockett St.) when it occurred to me that we could be...
With artwork by Cody Soape, The Fibs’ recently released debut album, Hex Hex Hex, is bipolar.

The Fibs Cast a Spell

Fort Worth singer-songwriter Preston Newberry, 24, is a man of many interests. He restores old homes to pay the bills and has just started...
Julie Wilson participated in a Fort Worth City Council pre-council meeting in 2008. Gary Hogan is at left, and XTO Energy’s Walter Dueease is in the center. Courtesy FWCANDO.org

Wells, Well-Being, and Julie Wilson

The hiring of former Chesapeake Energy Corp. spokeswoman Julie H. Wilson to lead a health initiative in Fort Worth has many local people astounded...
Janet Chaffee’s “Spitze”

Gallery

Artspace 111’s new show is called paper, and it features the paintings of Jim Malone, the collages of Kate Rivers, and the lacework-inspired drawings...
The Longshots are about to release their self-titled debut nationally and tour the States.

The Longshots: Go Big or Go Home

Ah, to be young and sexy. In other words, The Longshots can’t fail. The Stones-esque garage-rock quintet is about to release its debut, self-titled album...

2014 Peaceful Vocations Poetry Slam

USA Today and other news outlets blared the Pew poll headlines just a few days ago: More than half of Americans think our military...
The fellowship of the brick: Wyldstyle, Emmet, and Vitruvius take a ride in the Batjet in The Lego Movie.

Hit the Bricks

You’re right to be suspicious of a movie based on a set of wildly popular children’s toys, and yet The Lego Movie is far...
George Clooney shows a slide of the Ghent Altarpiece to the president in The Monuments Men.

The Art of War

The true story of how a team of artists and art historians fought to keep the Nazis from looting or destroying priceless works of...
Tina’s tasty tacos are only $1.99 a pop. Lee Chastain

Tina’s Cocina: Mex-Mex

Tina’s Cocina occupies space in one of the few strip malls on West Magnolia Avenue, and owner Juan Solis didn’t spend much of his...