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ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I couldn’t see what he couldn’t see in this style of music that was so important to me. Well, that was so important to me as a kid. “The melodies are catchy, the rhythms are driving –– I don’t understand what’...


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“Capturing Family History” with Michael H. Price

JIMMY FOWLER
Michael H. Price is a longtime Fort Worth journalist, author, movie historian, comic book writer, and musician. (He probably knows a lot about 19th century Latvian folk dance, too, but there’s only so much room on this multi-...



There's still time to catch Death Cab for Cutie at Gexa tonight.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) If you’re reading this on the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, and you’re not already at Gexa Energy Pavilion (1818 1st Ave., Dallas, 214-421-1111) for KXT’s Summer Cut, there’s still lots of time to catch Iron &...


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Sheran Keyton and Joe Rogers at FW Arts Center

JIMMY FOWLER
The cantankerous and endlessly entertaining New York stage legend Elaine Stritch recently passed away. She was arguably the most famous national purveyor of cabaret, a solo theatrical form that requires many talents –– sing...



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Visual Artist Open Call at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
The venerable Fort Worth theater company Stage West is now accepting digital portfolio submissions from visual artists who’d like to display their works inside the lobby and dining area of the theater during its upcoming 36th...


The li'l Stooge band will kick out the jams Saturday at the Shine in Arlington.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
Editor’s note: The following are in addition to Exit 380’s vinyl release at House of Blues Friday and Stumptone’s last full-band show of the summer tonight (Thursday) at Lola’s Saloon. 1.) The last time Stoogeaphilia pe...



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Frisco New Front in Cupcake Crisis

JIMMY FOWLER
Like many adults, I mostly skimmed this week’s report about Frisco ISD officially “discouraging” cupcakes and other junky sweets at classroom parties during the new school year. “Another nail in the coffin of childhood...


Memorials are planned for Justin Elliot (left) and Leonard Belota.

Memorials for Leonard Belota, Justin Elliot

ANTHONY MARIANI
The North Texas scene recently lost two talented musicians. On Sunday, July 27, Leonard Belota, a jazz trumpeter who toured with the Stax Records band, according to local jazz luminary Johnny Case, died at home under hospice ca...



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SceneShop’s “J.O.B.” at A5A

JIMMY FOWLER
A national polling organization just did one of those survey thingamajigs asking Americans if they were satisfied with their current jobs. Sadly, just like in polls past, very high numbers of people –– more than half ––...


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35 Closed, or How Hard Up Are You to See Def Leggend at Hat Tricks?

ANTHONY MARIANI
Between 9 p.m. tonight (Friday) and 6 a.m. Monday, all lanes –– northbound and southbound –– of I-35W between North Fort Worth and Denton will be closed for crews to demolish a bridge as part of a future expansion proje...