Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Proper Introduction

I’d like to say I didn’t have a good reason for taking so long to write about Proper, the newish bar on the less...

Electric Neck, Mercy Skull

Secret Ghost Champion is out there. The Fort Worth quintet led by singer-songwriter Ben Hance isn’t flashy or rowdy, and the guys don’t perform...
National Theatre Live brings King Lear to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Wednesday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 21 Sam Mendes’ staging of King Lear won rave reviews for its conception of Shakespeare’s tragic hero as a genocidal dictator and its...
An apartment building looms over Linda Bridwell’s home. Jeff Prince

Raunchy, yes. Funny, no.

Movie critics are hailing Neighbors as this season’s best comedy. A bunch of college kids move into a neighborhood next to regular folks, and...
The new lineup for Henry the Archer is wrapping up its first full-length. Photo by Dustin Schneider with Plastik Object Photography

Henry the Archer: Aiming for Cowtown

New Jerseyan Richard Hennessy had been playing music since high school and professionally as the one-man project Henry the Archer for a couple of...
Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ “Limpia”

Gallery

Fort Worth native Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ artworks spring from a complicated relationship with the various religious faiths she was raised in. Her show of...
Emjay Anthony and Jon Favreau look for customers for their new food truck in Chef.

Cuban Sandwich King

In his amiable food comedy Chef, writer-director Jon Favreau stars as Carl Casper, the head chef at a well-established upscale L.A. restaurant. As the...
Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler enjoy a moment to themselves at a South African resort in Blended.

Blended and Extended

Something about Drew Barrymore seems to smooth out Adam Sandler’s abrasive edges and bring out his sweetness without making him cloying. After The Wedding...

Leaving Islam

Keys to freedom can take many forms. Samya’s was an iPod, a Twitter account, and a group of North Texas atheists. Samya is not her...
All of the seafood was cooked well and tasted great at R.J. Gator’s. Lee Chastain

Floribbean Queen

At one point, R.J. Gator’s was a flourishing Florida-based chain with locations in several states. The concept: “Floribbean” cuisine –– Jamaican lite with Caribbean...