Monthly Archives: April 2014

Iko Uwais and Cecep Arif Rahman go at each other with curved blades in a restaurant kitchen in The Raid 2.

Power Raid

When I reviewed The Raid: Redemption two years ago, I asked, “When was the last time you saw a badass Indonesian film?” Many people...

Big Man on Canvas

“I’m going to paint over that one,” artist JT Grant said, pointing to a large canvas hanging high on the 14-foot white wall of...
Plop into a stadium-style seat and loosen your belt at TJ’s. Lee Chastain

TJ’s Sizzles

There’s no denying that TJ’s Catfish and Wings is a sports bar. Nearly every inch of available space is covered in photos of famous...
Legendary blues singer and guitar-slinger Robert Cray headlines Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival this weekend.

Main St. Is Here

Shake a giant turkey leg. It’s time for Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival. There will be art, yes. A lot of it. Enough...
Byrd Williams IV captures the Jimi Hendrix Experience in Fort Worth in 1967.

Messages in Bottles

If Byrd Williams IV were not a world-class photographer, he might be doing just about as well as a writer. As editor of Fort Worth...

Super Chix: Make the Gayest Sandwich Ever

This week Arlington will serve as the frontline in a new fast food war: The company that owns KFC will open a new chain...

Cliburn at the Modern Goes High with Higdon

If only seeing world-renown composers perform was as easy as strolling to the neighborhood art museum. Last Saturday was one of those rare days. Cliburn...

Hip Pocket Theatre Archival Project On Track

Funding is always a challenge at live theaters, and Hip Pocket Theatre is no different. Heck, the theater's name even refers to the struggle. “Like it’s...

Thank Supreme Being It’s Friday…On The Green

The seasonal music series Friday on the Green resumes tonight, and the weather forecast, band lineup, and after-party are making my whistle yearn to...

Acting 101 with Chuck Huber at Stage West

The way some people are captivated by the feats of pro basketball and baseball players, others of us are thrilled by great performances from...