Monthly Archives: July 2014

Donate Denim And Help Local Kids

Got some jeans you need rid of? Got a kid that needs a new pair? Want to help a charitable cause? Tired of being...

Top 5 Shows

Editor’s note: The following are recommended in addition to The Dangits’ album release show at Lola’s Saloon Saturday and Collin Herring’s CD release at...
Child of God opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Child of God (R) James Franco directs, writes, and co-stars in this adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel about a man (Scott Haze) who tries...
Patricia Arquette reads one of the Harry Potter books to Ellar Coltrane early in Boyhood.

12 Years a Child

Bless him, Richard Linklater has never been afraid to experiment with the medium of cinema. The revolving protagonists of Slacker, the deliberate formlessness of...
(Clockwise from top) Groot, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Rocket, and Chris Pratt are an unlikely bunch of Guardians of the Galaxy.

All You Need Is Quill

On the surface of a barren, hostile, alien planet, an Earthman named Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) boogies leisurely across the rocky terrain in his...

Little Remains

I was devastated when Chef Jesus Garcia left Little Lilly Sushi (6100 Camp Bowie Blvd., Ste. 12) a few months ago and moved out...
Jenny Tucker portrays the famous ecdysiast in Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s Gypsy. See Friday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 30 Alan Ayckbourn’s farce A Small Family Business was written in 1987, and there’s some disagreement over whether its satire of Margaret Thatcher’s...

That Silverleaf Chill

I can’t say I’ve ever been a big fan of cigars, but it’s not because there is something inherently bothersome about them to me....

Hip Pocket Change

Hip Pocket Theatre owners and operators Johnny and Diane Simons lived for years at a log cabin near Weatherford, making weekend commutes to West...

It’s Not Rocket Science

Which is more challenging: performing a liver transplant on a small child or navigating the political rapids of public higher education during the reign...