Archive for August, 2014
BO BICE AND SKYLAR ELISE (courtesy of Skylar's Facebook page)

(The Next) Taylor Swift To Debut CD Thursday In Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
A multimedia reporter who spent years in TV tipped Blotch to a major scoop — Skylar Elise, whom the news person hailed as “the next Taylor Swift,” is having her debut CD release party in Fort Worth tomorrow ni...


oldlady

Questions for Arlington’s 110-Year-Old Woman

JIMMY FOWLER
If you blinked on Sunday, you may have missed the local news story about an Arlington birthday celebration for a 110-year-old woman identified as Mrs. Sai Vu. I’d like to offer public congratulations to her and her family for...



(flickr photo by Luke Wisley)

Where Do You Like To Hike?

Jeff Prince
Red Tricycle, a California-based digital city guide, wants to know where residents most like to hike in the D/FW Metroplex. You can go here to vote. Tandy Hills Natural Area, Trinity Park, Veterans Park, and White Rock Lake are...


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Nelson Cruz Accepts 50-game Suspension

Eric Griffey
The other shoe finally dropped in the Biogenesis scandal that has hung over the head of Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz. Moments ago, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted that Cruz has accepted his immediate suspension of 50 gam...



Newsletter Giveaway/Correction

Eric Griffey
In the Weekender newsletter yesterday, the Fort Worth Weekly incorrectly stated the hours for the Pop-Up Market at Magnolia Green (1201 Lipscomb St.). The market will open on Saturday Aug. 9, from  9:30am-2:30pm. We’re a...


Emma Colwell, Jameson Taylor, and Parker Wilson try to negotiate A Wrinkle in Time at Artisan Center Theater.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
Can the Texas Rangers emerge from this injury-plagued season with a playoff berth? Their joust with a pack of teams vying for the wild-card spot (not to mention the still-within-reach AL West title) continues as they try to rig...



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Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
Opening: The Act of Killing (NR) In Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary, real-life members of Indonesian death squads re-enact their crimes against humanity as scenes from Hollywood-style Westerns, film noir thrillers, and music...


Noteworthy

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THIS WEEK: Bill Gaither & Gaither Vocal Band 6pm Sat. $23-35. Denton Bible Church, 2300 E University Dr, Denton. 800-965-9324. UPCOMING CONCERTS: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival w/John Mayall, Jimmie Vaughan, Buddy Guy, Tr...



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Texas Lil: Back Again

STATIC
The life of Lynda Farr Arnold — “Texas Lil” — plays like a Western soap opera set in Fort Worth. Fort Worth Weekly profiled her (“Still Wranglin’,” Jan. 19, 2005) after Texas Lil’s Dude Ranch went up in flames i...


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Can Buy Me Love … at Dinner

CHOW, BABY
As a child of divorced parents, Chow, Baby benefited from some unhealthy parental competition growing up. Apparently, the contest for favorite parent is still raging. Last week, both Chow, Mere and Chow, Daddy took me out for d...