Archive for December, 2014
Keegan performs at the opening of the Lindenmarkt.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route to Verona

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


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Night Riders On A Roll

Eric Griffey
On some days it seems like the Near South is overrun with biker gangs — not the leather-clad groups of 50-somethings wearing skull caps and riding noisy luxury motorcycles. The area is host to several bicycle meet-up grou...



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Top 10 Reasons Why People Are Moving To Texas

Jeff Prince
Those Brits think they’re so bloody intelligent. Sure, they’ve got smart sounding accents and all, but who are they to come up with a Top 10 list to explain why so many people are moving to Texas? The U.S. Census sa...


ALICE COOPER (by Man Alive!)

Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson Tickets Up For Grabs

Jeff Prince
The Father (Alice Cooper), the Son (Marilyn Manson) and their unholy ghosts are bringing over-the-top shock rock to Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie on June 10. Expect the spectacular from these painted-up warhorses of madness....



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Cliburn Semifinalists Announced

Kristian Lin
Okay, so after about 15 minutes’ worth of speeches in Bass Hall, the semifinalists were announced. I must admit, the first-round performances had me entertaining hopes of an American sweep of the medal podium, which would...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Day 7)

Kristian Lin
Last day of the first round! I’m not a fan of Les Misérables (I think I’ve mentioned this before), but I feel like singing this song. I am looking forward to eating meals at home, doing my laundry, and re-connect w...



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Allah Loves High School Football, Too

JIMMY FOWLER
While the cheerleaders of Kountze High School in southeast Texas may believe God is on their side, it seems Kountze ISD isn’t: District officials announced this week they would appeal a state court judgment that said signs wi...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Day 6)

Kristian Lin
Four years ago, the Cliburn found me in the midst of a crash diet and doing my best to eat abstemiously. Now I’ve lost weight and kept it off, and yet I’m coping with the Cliburn by scarfing down doughnuts for break...



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Win Two Tickets to Aziz Ansari

Eric Griffey
Would you like to win two tickets to comedian Aziz Ansari’s show at Verizon Theater this Friday, May 31? For the prize, just tell us your favorite Ansari character in the comments below, and we’ll pick a winner at r...


Amsterdam was quite a trip.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Amsterdam

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...