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NRA, NASCAR, Fox: The Redneck Gods Are Smiling

JIMMY FOWLER
File this one under “Good Luck, Pal”: A U.S. senator from Connecticut has asked the Fox Network’s famously right-wing chief exec Rupert Murdoch to cancel his channel’s broadcast of tomorrow night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup ...


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Atlantic Records Signs The Unlikely Candidates

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth indie-rockers The Unlikely Candidates have signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. “It’s pretty exciting,” said frontman Kyle Morris. The quintet got noticed this past March at South By Southwest, pl...



Sierra Velazquez' "Self-portrait" is one of nearly two dozen original velvet paintings by local artists that will be up for auction at Bill Campbell's in May.

VELVEASL!: Velvet Paintings for a Good Cause

ANTHONY MARIANI
Admit it. You’ve always wanted a velvet painting. You know that every time you walk into The Gold Standard, you’re eyein’ up that part of the bar where all of those kitschy matadors and poker-playing dogs –– and that ...


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QLive! Presents Josh Johnson

JIMMY FOWLER
Standup comedy is a dangerous art form, and not just for the standup comics who risk their necks by baring their souls at the mic. Audiences who give unknown comics a try run the serious risk of paying admission to be bored, an...



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Dark Matter: Why Should We Care Again?

JIMMY FOWLER
A lack of scientific curiosity is allegedly one of the many things wrong with American Kids Today. Young people would rather be reality TV stars or professional athletes than scientists and engineers, lament the pundits. Meanwh...


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Farewell, “Companion”

JIMMY FOWLER
This Sunday (March 31) is the last day you’ll be able to catch the outdoor sculpture called Companion (Passing Through) sitting at the front doors of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Then the New York artist known as KAWS...



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Marriage Equality: Can We Hurry Up, Please?

JIMMY FOWLER
The most frustating thing about the marriage equality “debate” is being patient. Allowing gay partners to wed has become a no-brainer among most sane, intelligent adults, even those who find the thought of guys kissing guys...


Joe Melgoza's winning 2013 Visionary Brew label. Photo by Lacie Lovelace.

Visionary Awards Party and Rahr

ANTHONY MARIANI
About 100 people came out last Thursday to Artspace 111 for our Third Annual Visionary Awards to celebrate our 2013 class of Visionary Artists –– multimedia artist and curator Lauren Cross, painter James Lassen, and actor/f...



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St. Patrick’s Day Madness in Pictures

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thanks to local photographer Matt Martin for these great pics. And reports indicate that nearly $4,000 was raised for BrothersKeepers, a nonprofit for wounded U.S. veterans that gave away a Harley to some lucky winner. Thanks t...


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“Pocket Full of Art” at A5A

JIMMY FOWLER
Most theater companies just send out press releases to announce their upcoming seasons. But co-founders Johnny and Diane Simons of Hip Pocket Theatre like to turn everything into a celebration. Their philosophy is that life, li...