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Latest From Cover
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Cutting History

JONATHAN AGRONSKY
When the first police car rolled up, its blue roof lights flashing in the night, the vandalism suspect — a tall, slender young man with a blond goatee — was standing on the sidewalk of Oak Street in central Denton with two ...
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Illustration by David Owens.
 
Latest From Blotch
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Sports Rush: Keeping the Olympics From Flaming Out

Rush Olson
This year, the buzz about Olympic athletes has revolved in large part around those not going to Brazil.  Some fear the Zika virus. Others will likely find themselves excluded as part of a blanket ban of Russian athletes in cer...
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Latest From Metro
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Vapes of Wrath

The FDA might be looking to put the kibosh on this fresh cigarette alternative.
KENNETH KOST
Vaping might go up in smoke. Many people view nicotine vapor products as an alternative to smoking tobacco and more importantly as a path to smoking cessation, said Greg Conley, president of American Vaping Association, a natio...
Photo by Jeff Prince.
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TCU Center for Urban Studies directors Sean Crotty (left) and Kyle Walker are using academic research to positively impact Fort Worth residents and local nonprofits. Photo by Ryan Burger.
 
Latest From Music Feature
Starbass Laboratories: “As a band, I think we just want people to have a good time.” Photo by Ryan Burger.

Space Jams

Using vintage equipment, Starbass Laboratories are making futuristic music.
Steve Steward
“Welcome! Sorry it smells a little burger-y in here.” That was Peter Gilliland, the dreadlocked, bearded half of electro duo Starbass Laboratories, apologizing for the scent of a post-work snack, reheated in his RV’s micr...
Katsuk (right): “I wanted to take my time with this album.” Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
Stumptones will release its new album Spark on Sat., July 9 at The Grotto.
Ronnie Heart closed out Day 1 of MAF’16. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
 
Latest From Static
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Yeehaw, You’re Fired!

Static
HBO should create a new series about the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center each January. Imagine The Sopranos meets Deadwood. In fact, just call it The Sopranos II and forget about Deadw...
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Latest From Last Call
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Pokémon, Go!

Steve Steward
Almost 20 years ago, when my brother Andy was 10 and I had come home for Christmas break during my sophomore year in college, he got super-mad because my dad asked a totally reasonable but 1,000 percent dadical question about t...
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Latest From Hearsay
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The Cush: Supernormal

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I’ve always had a soft spot for The Cush. The reasons are many-splendored and colorful, but I won’t bore you with them here. Let’s just say that, like Gabrielle and Burette Douglas, the husband-and-wife team behind the ba...
Photo by Vishal Malhotra.
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Latest From Stage
Curtis Raymond Shideler, Bob Hess, Ben Phillips, and Jerry Downey hammer out artistic differences in Circle Theatre’s Don’t Talk to the Actors.

I’ve Been Played

Real talent is wasted on fake wit in Circle Theatre’s backstage comedy Don’t Talk to the Actors.
Kristian Lin
Oh, goody. Another play satirizing the world of the theatuh and the pretensions of the brilliant egomaniacs and thin-skinned artisans who inhabit it. If you’re going to tread this well-worn ground, you’d better bring someth...
Alexandra Farber and Jiyan Dai danced the pas de deux with beautiful, gentle lines.
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Latest From Eats
The Caprese grilled cheese oozed with mozzarella. Photo by Nancy Farrar.

Praise Cheeses

LAURIE JAMES
Who doesn’t like a good grilled cheese sandwich? Grain & Dairy Gourmet Grilled Cheese owner Josh Rogers has parlayed what he sees as the general public’s desire for home-style comfort food into a cute little sandwich sh...
The Bentley’s house hot dog and the Bent-Mi both pack a lot of spice. Photo by Lee Chastain.
The Pig Pizza included crumbled Italian sausage, pancetta, and pepperoni. Photo by Lee Chastain.
Nha Trang’s Bun Thit Nuong Cha Gio was on point. Photo by Lee Chastain.
 
Latest From Chow, Baby
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Feats of Meats

Chow, Baby
There’s an art to eating the Jambo Texan at Jambo’s BBQ Shack (1724 W Division Rd, Arlington, 817-275-7881). The six-layered goliath is a sandwich only by the strictest definition –– kind of like the way an ocean liner ...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Red Steagall will host an upcoming documentary on the Stockyards. Photo by Joel Walters.

Filming the Stockyards

A filmmaker puts the final touches on a documentary about the legendary district.
Jeff Prince
A bunch of cowboys are expected to be sidling up to bars and moseying down sidewalks in the Stockyards this weekend. The fourth Saturday of July is the National Day of the Cowboy, a nonprofit organization’s celebration of peo...
Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley live it up as fugitives on the Riviera in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.
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Francesca Eastwood grows up real fast in this brutal, nasty Western.
 
Latest From Film Shorts
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Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING Café Society (PG-13) Woody Allen’s latest comedy stars Jesse Eisenberg as a New Yorker in the 1930s whose life changes when he travels to Hollywood. Also with Kristen Stewart, Blake LIvely, Parker Posey, Corey Stoll,...
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"The Dog Lover" opens Friday in Dallas.
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Latest From Arts
Author Steve Watkins took this photo in June on a Calumet with Ilford film. Photo by Steve Watkins

Analog Imagery

At least one North Texas photo shop is capitalizing on the resurgent popularity of film.
STEVE WATKINS
Not too long ago, a professional wedding photographer walked into Don’s Used Photo Equipment, a hole-in-the-wall camera store in Dallas’ Design District, after having driven 40 miles from the other side of North Texas to bu...
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Marilyn Waligore’s “Aluminum RG#1” won the top prize: $1,000 and an opportunity to participate in a solo or group exhibition in Artspace’s 2016-17 season.
Dan Lam uses a cake frosting squirter to apply the tiny horns to her sculptures. Photo by Jeff Prince.
 
Latest From Gallery
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Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
The secondary market in art is defined as any piece that was previously sold either because the original owner died or got tired of the work and decided to sell a piece when its market value was highest. William Campbell’s ne...
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Richard Thompson’s “Painter’s Farm #7”
 
Latest From Listen Up
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Stumptone’s Spark

Steve Steward
One thing I noticed while listening to Stumptone’s brand new album: Chris Plavidal and company really know how to shift the mood of a song. I’m not talking in terms of a weird key change or the band laying into some clunky,...
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