Archive for July, 2014
Michele Gifford and Shea Johnson will dance this weekend with Ballet Concerto.

Park Passion

Big Ticket
Ballet Concerto, the popular summer dance troupe, celebrates 30 years of open-air performances  with a four-day run at Trinity Park Pavilion beginning Thursday. Founded by Margo Dean (who also founded the Fort Worth Ballet, no...


Tea party protest in Washington last year.

Tea Party’s Endurance Still In Question

Andrew McLemore
When did Ted Cruz’ challenge against David Dewhurst for the Texas Senate become a referendumon the tea party? Probably the same time as every other race with a Tea Party-backed candidate: as soon as he threw his hat in th...



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Fracking Chesapeake Reduces Force

Jeff Prince
  Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced it is laying off 70 employees in the Fort Worth and Cleburn offices. Chesapeake spokesperson Julie H. Wilson begins the press release like this: “I have some news to share.” ...


National Adopt-a-Cat Month

Jimmy Fowler
June is National Adopt-a-Cat Month, a drive being marked by Animal Care and Control of Fort Worth, among other local pet entities. A lot of people have a kneejerk aversion to cats, but years of unscientific observation have l...



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Adler & Hearne Gig On Friday

Jeff Prince
  Adler & Hearne, an Americana band with Fort Worth roots, is wrapping up a tour of the West Coast and swinging through the Metroplex on their way back to their current home in East Texas. Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne, ...


No Dodging The Tax Man

Jeff Prince
Property taxes can be a pain in the patootie, but you have to pay them eventually. “Eventually” is almost here. Tarrant County turns over its delinquent taxes to attorneys for collection on July 1. That means an add...



Joe Rogers and Sheran Keyton at A5A

JImmy Fowler
Tomorrow night (Saturday June 16) at 8pm, Arts Fifth Avenue will host an intimate evening with two North Texas musical luminaries –– pianist/composer Joe Rogers and singer/actor Sheran Goodspeed Keyton –– who share a u...


Josh Weathers & The True+Endeavors play to a packed house, er, I mean, a packed park last Friday as part of Friday on the Green, a free monthly outdoor concert series brought to you by Fort Worth South Inc., Comerica Bank, and your friends here at Fort Worth Weekly.

Friday on the Green Pics

Anthony Mariani
A lot of people took advantage of the wonderful weather last Friday to see performances by three of Fort Worth’s most soulful acts –– Josh Weathers & The True+Endeavors, The Apache 5, and Foxtrot Uniform –– as par...



Domingo Garcia Gets A Host of Local Endorsements

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In a call to unify behind one candidate in the runoff between Domingo Garcia of Dallas and Marc Veasey of Fort Worth to be the Democratic Party’s nominee for the newly formed Congressional District 33,  more than 30 ...


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Bill Blair Shares Amazing Life With UTA

Jeff Prince
  William “Bill” Blair was cracking me up during a visit yesterday. The 90-year-old former Negro League pitcher publishes Dallas’ Elite News. The paper is billed as “black news for black people.R...