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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) To help raise funds for Ashley, a young woman battling cancer, a bunch of talented local lads and lasses will gather on Saturday night at The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331). The headliners will be the loud and ro...


Mara Lee Miller's Bosque Brown is back after a long hiatus.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) After a few relatively quiet years, Bosque Brown, the relatively quiet Fort Worth/Seattle duo of frontwoman Mara Lee Miller and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Grant Buller, has new material. To celebrate the release of the fo...



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Open Call for Artes de la Rosa Resident Acting Company

JIMMY FOWLER
This is exciting news for the North Texas theater scene: It was recently announced that Artes de la Rosa, the performing and visual arts arm of Fort Worth’s historic Rose Marine Theater, would create a resident acting company...


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Occupy TCU, Baylor

ANTHONY MARIANI
A lot of folks are upset that the Horned Frogs weren’t invited to the big dance, the inaugural College Football Playoff. Their pain is palpable. TCU went 11-1, their only loss coming on a horrible pass interference call in th...



Ze War Party

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Dallas Observer Music Awards showcase is Saturday. Taking place at multiple venues in Deep Ellum, it features dozens of acts, including some Fort Worthians –– Son of Stan will headline Club Dada (2720 Elm St., 214-744-3...


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Top 5 Shows: Thanksgiving Edition

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Heaviness will reign on Saturday as two of North Texas’ most thunderous metal acts –– Pinkish Black and Solomon –– perform at Lola’s Saloon (2736 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666).           &nb...



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Wendy Davis’ New Memoir: Fearless

EDWARD BROWN
Though once a great hope for the Democratic Party, Wendy Davis may end up being best known as the person who lost to Texas governor-elect Greg Abbott in an election that reflected the national trend of Republican domination and...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) On the plus side, there’s Jacuzzi Boys. The ’60s-disco trio from Miami can be all over the map stylistically but never in a self-indulgent way –– a firm commitment to groove and, perhaps more importantly, melody alw...



TUC will warm ya up.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) So it’s supposed to get down to 32 on Friday. Shouldn’t bother you because you’re a loud, proud, tough-as-nails Texan, right?! That’s what I thought. Glad we’ll see you at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Green Park (1100 Lipsc...


normajean

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) In the world of metalcore, Norma Jean is one of the biggest acts, having played with Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hatebreed, DragonForce, System of a Down, Lacuna Coil, and more and having been nominated for a Grammy in 20...