Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cracks in the Frack Wall

If it’s a blessing to live in interesting times, those of us affected by the fracking debate — that is, all Texans — are...
Flowback water flows fiercely at a gas rig near Everman.

The Emperor Has No Water

It was almost 10 years ago that Static’s colleague Jeff Prince wrote one of the first stories published in these parts about the toll...

Music Awards Festival, Round 1

Here’s the first batch of bands to play Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival (MAF) on Sunday, June 22, at eight venues...
Anh Ngoc Tran’s “No Border”

Gallery

Gallery 76102’s current show features two artists of Vietnamese descent, but their work neatly pulls in opposite directions, as Anh Ngoc Tran’s sculptures emphasize...

Killer or Filler?

In this month’s look at mostly newish local records, a compilation CD of indie-rockers shines, Denton jazzbos swing, and perhaps the 817’s first bona...
Steinert: “I can tell you there is a benefit to students who remain at their home campus.” Brian Hutson

New Lives, New Site?

The Fort Worth school district’s campus for students who either have a child or are expecting one has moved twice in the last three...
So, I’m gonna go bald? James McAvoy faces his older self in Patrick Stewart in X-Men: Days of Future Past.

A Better Tomorrow

Well, if you’re going to see only one comic-book superhero movie this summer, X-Men: Days of Future Past looks like your best bet. With...
Hiroyuki Sanada is confronted by Colin Firth about his war crimes in The Railway Man.

The Road to Recovery

British actors always seem a bit smug. Not sure why, but it’s probably because they are. Their pridefulness, however, melts away in The Railway...

The Two Faces of E-(Cigs)

Clyde, a longtime Fort Worth resident, enjoys smoking a little weed, but he’s certainly not one to spark up a fatty in public. So...
There’s a lot to love about this small family-owned eatery. Lee Chastain

All Aboard for Brodard

The tiny, family-owned Vietnamese eatery Brodard Asian Express & Boba Tea looks as if it could be swallowed up any minute by the hectic...