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Tequila and Tater Salad

Comedians Ron White and Alex Reymundo’s friendship has led to this: a Fort Worth company that imports top-flight tequila.
ERIC GRIFFEY W/ PHOTOS BY BRIAN HUTSON
The interior of Will Rogers Memorial Center went dark. A man in black walked hurriedly toward two empty stools that stood center stage. He placed a silver bucket filled with ice on one; on the other he carefully rested a bottle...
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Latest From Blotch
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Water Board Wants You

Jeff Prince
The state’s got money burning a hole in its pocket, and officials are soliciting advice on how to dole it out. The Texas Water Development Board is hosting an evening work session tonight in Fort Worth to discuss the stat...
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There's still time to catch Death Cab for Cutie at Gexa tonight.
 
Latest From Metro
Treadway, right, with Corpus: “... the idea of sharing vows with 99 other couples ... sounded perfect for us.” Lee Chastain

Only Straights Need Apply

The Stockyards is planning a mass wedding, but not for just anyone.
PETER GORMAN
When Roy Treadway and his longtime partner John Corpus heard about a group wedding to be held in the Stockyards on Dec. 13, they decided to apply for one of the 100 available spaces. “I thought it was a cute idea,” said Tre...
Melaku: Because of “the ones we left behind and those who died, we now have a second chance.” Brian Hutson
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Ward Timber wants Region D’s natural resources protected. Courtesy Ward Timber
 
Latest From Music Feature
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Killer or Filler?

Punk attitude, if not punk form, is alive and well in North Texas.
FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF AND CONTRIBUTORS
As one new platter will get your booty movin’, two others will rattle your brain. “Get your booty movin’ ” is probably a disservice to Stereo Control’s debut EP –– there’s more to it than funky beats, including ...
Gollay: I’m pretty introverted by nature, though I become a different person onstage.”
Blocker (center): “Pleasing everybody is hard, so we’ll see how that goes.”
(From left to right) Russ Genders, Branden Smith, and Mike Noyes are The Dangits.
 
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Whistling Dixie

Confronting white society’s role in Ferguson.
E.R. Bills
This is a strange time in American history. I don’t recognize us. And by us, I mean white people. We seethe with hatred. We’re fed up and embittered. Things aren’t going our way, and somebody needs to pay. Someone deserve...
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Ads Don’t Add Up

Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth resident Rodney Hill was listening to Sportsradio 1310 The Ticket the other day when an announcer said the news program was sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District. “It was weird,” Hill said. “Why does...
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Take a Lefty

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If you’re one of those people who wonders what goes on in the dilapidated dives lining East Lancaster Avenue, I’d venture to say that those places are probably far tamer than your imagination. Yes, they might look dumpy and...
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Most Efficient Deal

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How big of a local music fan are you? Heck, how big of a good music fan are you? If you think you’re up there, Most Efficient Recordings’ Singles Club has a deal for you. For $40 per year, you will be treated to 12 new, pre...
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Before Stumptone releases its long-awaited third album, Adventures in Magnetism, in the fall, the North Texas quartet will play only one full-band show, this Thursday at Lola's Saloon.
Collin Herring is back in more ways than one.
 
Latest From Stage
The cast of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon: The Musical! includes Haltom High alumni and local drama teachers.

Mr. Zolidis’ Opus

The Brothers Grimm get the musical treatment by a Pulitzer-nominated playwright and former Haltom High teacher.
ROB PATTERSON
The way The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon: The Musical! found its groove is something of a fairy tale. Originally written in 2007 by playwright Don Zolidis as a non-musical stage play for his Haltom High School and North Oak Mi...
Curtain call featuring (from left to night) Buddy Brae, Corrie Donovan, Cecily Gordon, Chrisian Bester, Ricky Ian Gordon, Colleen Mallette, Jenna Meador, Amy Stewart, Alison Whitehurst, and Anthony Fortino
John Forkner, Scott Zenreich, Alexandra Lawrence, and Brandon Murphy star in the Phibs’ uproarious new play.
(From left to right) Mary Jane Greer, Seth Johnston, and Laura Lutz Jones star in Drag Strip Courage’s production of Pinter’s giddy romp Old Times. Lee Chastain
 
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Got Raw Milk?

Fort Worth puts greater distance between producers and consumers of unpasteurized milk.
EDWARD BROWN
One hour south of Fort Worth, the serene setting of Rosey Ridge Farms fits the often-romanticized image of agrarian life. The roads are unpaved, and there’s barely a trace of modernity among the lush, seemingly endless fields...
Part izakaya, part ramen house, Hanabi is all delicious.
The presentation is as dazzling as (most of) the food here. Lee Chastain
Your first course, the salad bar, could be an entire gourmet meal on its own.
 
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One Oldie, One Goodie

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The two sides of Chow, Baby’s family could not be more different. Dad’s side is all Texas — his parents survived the Depression in Aubrey and have never really come to terms with the fact that it’s over. Mom’s side is...
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Latest From Film Reviews
Chloë Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley jam around a campfire in If I Stay.

Wake Me Up

Chloë Grace Moretz does hospital rounds while comatose in the dull If I Stay.
KRISTIAN LIN
Chloë Grace Moretz is 17 now, and in the past four years and change, I’ve seen her play a superheroine (Kick-Ass), a vampire (Let Me In), a werewolf (Dark Shadows), and a girl who can move things with her mind (Carrie). Her ...
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Brendan Gleeson prepares to tend to his spiritual duties in Calvary.
Jeff Bridges shows Brenton Thwaites a way out of their dystopia in The Giver.
 
Latest From Film Shorts
"Are You Here" staring Owen Wilson, Laura Ramsey, Zach Galifianakis opens Friday.

Film Shorts

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OPENING: Are You Here (R) The creator of TV’s Mad Men, Matthew Weiner, makes his filmmaking debut with this comedy about a man (Zach Galifianakis) who brings his friend (Owen Wilson) on a road trip to collect an inheritance f...
Dinosaur 13 opens Friday.
Calvary opens Friday.
Child of God opens Friday.
 
Latest From Arts
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker, By Doug J. Swanson. Viking Press; 368 pps.; $27.95

Benny and the Bad Boys

A former Morning News reporter recounts a legendary local mobster’s wild ride.
MARGARET ALLYSON
Doug J. Swanson’s new book is laugh-out-loud funny — odd, since it’s about a semi-illiterate gangster who left a trail of dead bodies from Dallas to Las Vegas. But Benny Binion was in many ways a true visionary, even if h...
The cast of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon: The Musical! includes Haltom High alumni and local drama teachers.
Motley’s “Octoroon Girl” probably traversed a difficult path to luxury.
Memorials are planned for Justin Elliot (left) and Leonard Belota.
 
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Ryan Goolsby’s “Untitled”

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Artspace 111
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Artspace 111 features works in various media by the 13 members of HOMECOMING! Committee. Starting Monday, the gallery will be open by appointment only, so you might want to catch this show while the venue remains freely accessi...
Allison Proulx’s “Akibahara”
Sanah Brown’s “the coat of many colors”
Diane Durant’s “Wamsutter Baptist Church”