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Music Awards Festival 2015

Fort Worth Weekly
BY EDWARD BROWN, ERIC GRIFFEY, ANTHONY MARIANI, JEFF PRINCE AND STEVE STEWARD PHOTOS BY VISHAL MALHOTRA Welcome to the Fort Worth Weekly’s 13th Annual Music Awards Festival (and 15th Annual Music Awards). And, in an indirect ...
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Texas State Workers Can Apply For Same-Sex Benefits Today

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Off-Baseline

Off-Baseline
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So there’s water contamination near fracking sites, but no provable connection between the two? That’s what two different June studies are saying. The industry is all over this, of course, claiming that they prove that hydr...
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Music Awards Festival 2015

Fort Worth Weekly
BY EDWARD BROWN, ERIC GRIFFEY, ANTHONY MARIANI, JEFF PRINCE AND STEVE STEWARD PHOTOS BY VISHAL MALHOTRA Welcome to the Fort Worth Weekly’s 13th Annual Music Awards Festival (and 15th Annual Music Awards). And, in an indirect ...
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Accidental Shooting Bills

Static
Static doesn’t hate guns. Static even likes to shoot them sometimes. But Static knows that the two bills signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday are ticking time bombs. The first bill involves open carry. That means p...
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Mom-Jeans Painting Class

Steve Steward
These are but two of the texts I received from a couple friends, both women, when I told them I’d signed up for a session at Painting with a Twist. “What time does your mom-jeans class start?” “Are you drinking red wine...
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MAF’15 Round 2

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I’d like to take a moment to thank our loyal readers, who never fail to populate our frequent shindigs, especially our annual Music Awards festivals. Last year, we had, like, 5,000 folks spend the day with us. The year before...
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Snow White and the Half-Naked Man

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike gather for agreeable farce at Stage West.
Kristian Lin
Even during Anton Chekhov’s life, people were parodying his plays. They’re easily identifiable targets, with their Russian aristocrats sitting in drawing rooms with their ennui and commenting on the weather. Of course, the ...
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Working Opa!

This Mediterranean café has some bright spots, and they’re all on the plates.
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Galligaskins Goes Down

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Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke prepare to face the cafeteria chaos in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

Death by Movies

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl takes a humorous approach to teen tragedy.
Kristian Lin
With the release of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, it has become official: Teen weepers have become self-aware. Took them long enough, too. This movie and last summer’s The Fault in Our Stars are about teenagers dealing with...
Taylor Schilling sees her new friends up to some weird sexual practices in "The Overnight."
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Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
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Heaven Knows What opens Friday in Dallas.
The Nightmare opens Friday in Dallas.
 
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Wendy Welch (dressed as the Wicked Queen) and Shannon J. McGrann (dressed as Snow White) bicker on their way to a costume party in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

Snow White and the Half-Naked Man

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike gather for agreeable farce at Stage West.
Kristian Lin
Even during Anton Chekhov’s life, people were parodying his plays. They’re easily identifiable targets, with their Russian aristocrats sitting in drawing rooms with their ennui and commenting on the weather. Of course, the ...
Christopher Dontrell Piper and Whitney Coulter prepare for work in Sunset Baby.
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Though the title of Jiri Kylian’s 1991 ballet losely translates into “little death,” an old French euphemism for “orgasm,” there wasn’t really anything sexual or erotic onstage.
 
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Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
William Campbell gets all ludic with its exhibit opening this week. Tim Liddy’s sculptures are inspired by board games, while Fred Stonehouse’s paintings draw from fantastic creatures. Charles Waller’s found-object collag...
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Bernardo Vallarino’s “David’s Brother and Anna’s Father”