Archive for December, 2014
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Randy Travis Arrested Again

Jimmy Fowler
Randy Travis is a very talented, even legendary country artist, but the last couple of years he’s been on a downward spiral of “bad-worse-worst” publicity. The Tioga, TX resident first made headlines with nasty protracted...


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Rachel Maddow Refers To FW Weekly In Earthquake Report

Jeff Prince
MSNBC news anchor Rachel Maddow is about as subtle as an anvil, and she’s in true form in this recent report about the growing number of earthquakes in Texas and their link to natural gas drilling disposal wells. To help ...



John Flippin’s “Real Circles”

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UNT on the Square
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This week is your last chance to see On My Own Time, a show of artwork by UNT faculty and staff. Not only are professors taking part in the exhibit, but university employees like construction manager John Flippin also are. The ...


The Bourne Legacy opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Jeremy Renner stars as a new secret agent who comes out of the same CIA program as Jason Bourne. Also with Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Donna Murphy, Corey Stoll, Zel...



The Modern Kids Summer Flicks Series runs thru Thu at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Modern Kids Summer Flicks Series screens short films for free aimed at children of different age groups. This afternoon’s session includes a modernized take on Hansel and Gretel, a re-telling of Abelard and Helo...


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Protecting Whom?

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This is one of those weeks when it seems like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should remove “environmental” from its name and simply call itself the Protection Agency. Protecting polluters often seems to be its pri...



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Screwed at the Pump

JOHN Q. READER
Editor’s note: Village Voice staffer Pete Kotz, who wrote our July 18 cover story (“Robber Barons at the Pump”), passed along this letter: To the editor: As a former New Yorker, I sure miss the frankness of the Voice. Her...


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Schlitz and Giggles

LAST CALL
I wouldn’t say that the late, great Moon’s Sunday comedy night was the birthplace of Fort Worth’s recent comedy growth spurt, but it was definitely one of the more legit and better known venues for amateur and journeyman ...



Fort Worth Americana singer-songwrtier Kevin Aldridge will celebrate the release of his debut solo CD, The Viper Sessions, on Friday at Magnolia Motor Lounge.

CD Release Weekend

HEARSAY
The past 12 months or so have been pretty great for local musicians’ recorded output. Just look at all the albums and EPs on our 2012 Music Awards ballot. There were, like, 900. And a few of them (Burning Hotels, Some Easy Ma...


Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge's bacon bleu cheese burger.

And Dance by the Light of the Moon

CHOW, BABY
As a teenager, Chow, Baby dreamed of being a rock star. Despite having no musical talent, a singing voice that might attract stray cats, and no discipline for learning to play an instrument, I still spent many a night in front ...