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Latest From Cover
Illustration by Melody Newcomb.

From All Sides

A beleaguered veteran Fort Worth attorney fights on.
Jeff Prince
Ledford White has been representing clients in real estate and probate transactions since 1976 with no record of disciplinary action from the State Bar of Texas, based on the state bar’s website. Since 2004, however, a former...
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Latest From Blotch
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Fort Worthology: Pokemon Go and Fort Worth Urbanism

Kevin Buchanan
By now, you’ve no doubt heard about the insane phenomenon that is Pokemon Go, the first time the beloved gaming/anime/disturbing fan art property has been brought to smartphones. Pokemon Go is no mere free-to-play license...
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Latest From Metro
Jonathan Miller: “...We want to empower people to love others outside the church.” Photo by Rowan Lehr

My Brother’s Keeper

Two brothers are bringing a youthful brand of religion to the Near Southside.
ROWAN LEHR
In the upstairs library of the World Languages Institute, overlooking West Magnolia Avenue, the assembled Sunday morning crowd looked more like the audience of a standup comedy show than church parishioners. Pastor Jonathan Mil...
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Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association greet each other at the annual retreat. Mustefa Ahad
 
Latest From Music Feature
Brandon Burnett: “It takes a long time to get your chops down.” Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Blackgrass Revival

Husband-and-wife-fronted Phantom Sensation is hitting the road to support a new album.
Steve Steward
Phantom Sensation songwriter Brandon Burnett said that if the idea of a Southern Gothic folk band has you cringing for fear of shouted “Hey” choruses, you can rest easy. For one thing, his main songwriting influences are mo...
Starbass Laboratories: “As a band, I think we just want people to have a good time.” Photo by Ryan Burger.
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.
 
Latest From Static
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Rescheduling the Grass

Static
On Monday night, when the Democratic platform was approved, one of its planks turned out to be a call for the rescheduling of marijuana for the purpose of paving a way to its overall legalization. As it stands now, marijuana is...
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Latest From Last Call
The pies come straight from Cane Rosso’s 900-degree brick oven. Brian Hutson

Hair of the Dog at Cane Rosso

Susie Geissler
As an old acquaintance of mine once slurred over his congealed hollandaise sauce, “a brunch without booze is just a sad, late breakfast.” My friends and I treated the meal back then as a drinking-related speed-dating event....
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Latest From Hearsay
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The Cush: Supernormal

HearSay
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
Kelsey Milbourn and Justin Lemieux (right) are separated by bureaucracy in the form of Matthew Minor in Amphibian Stage Productions’ Crossing the Line.

Park Bench Plays

JACKIE HOERMANN-ELLIOTT
This is not a play about Donald Trump’s wall, Brexit, or any government office involving a row of disgruntled, time-pressed people. But it could be. In Crossing the Line, playwright Kieran Lynn roasts bureaucracy on a big sti...
Curtis Raymond Shideler, Bob Hess, Ben Phillips, and Jerry Downey hammer out artistic differences in Circle Theatre’s Don’t Talk to the Actors.
Alexandra Farber and Jiyan Dai danced the pas de deux with beautiful, gentle lines.
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Latest From Eats
The vegetable samosas at Namaste were served with a tamarind chutney. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Himalicious

Namaste is a hidden Nepalese gem worth finding.
LAUREN PHILLIPS
One hopes to avoid hackneyed phrases like “diamond in the rough” when describing hidden gems in the restaurant business, but the cliché fits Namaste like a glove. Inside the abandoned shell of an old Sonic drive-in, in the...
The Caprese grilled cheese oozed with mozzarella. Photo by Nancy Farrar.
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.
 
Latest From Chow, Baby
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The Cool Get Cooler

Chow, Baby
Is anyone else getting bored with the positive energy radiating from the Near Southside? OK, West Magnolia Avenue, we get it. You have great restaurants and bars. There is actual public art on display. The buildings and houses ...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn go drunken grocery shopping in Bad Moms.

Oh, Mama!

Bad Moms cut loose in one of the summer’s funniest comedies.
Kristian Lin
The late Garry Marshall’s last film was released this spring. It was called Mother’s Day, and it wasn’t mentioned in many of the director’s obituaries, mostly because it was terrible and a sad ending to his long career....
Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart check out Hollywood's stateliest homes in "Cafe Society."
Red Steagall will host an upcoming documentary on the Stockyards. Photo by Joel Walters.
Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley live it up as fugitives on the Riviera in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.
 
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
Kelsey Milbourn and Justin Lemieux (right) are separated by bureaucracy in the form of Matthew Minor in Amphibian Stage Productions’ Crossing the Line.

Park Bench Plays

JACKIE HOERMANN-ELLIOTT
This is not a play about Donald Trump’s wall, Brexit, or any government office involving a row of disgruntled, time-pressed people. But it could be. In Crossing the Line, playwright Kieran Lynn roasts bureaucracy on a big sti...
Author Steve Watkins took this photo in June on a Calumet with Ilford film. Photo by Steve Watkins
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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.
 
Latest From Gallery
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Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
A number of FWCAC’s shows are ending this week, so now’s your last chance to see them. John Christensen and Thomas Zanz’ portraits are a vivid study in contrasts, while Roy Adams’ abstracts are irreverently entitled Scr...
Jun Kaneko’s “Hawaiian Drawing d95-37”
Trey Wright’s “Class Portrait”
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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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