Soundcheck 817: Scott Copeland Does Dylan

Jeff Prince
A hard rain won’t be falling, but numerous bottles of beer and whiskey will as some of Fort Worth’s best singer-songwriters perform more than 50 different Bob Dylan tunes during the fifth annual Bob Dylan Tribute Sh...

Here's a look at Christopher Bond's workspace at Grand Studio. Photo by Christopher Blay.

Untitled, the Art Blog: Touring Grand Studio

The Hollywood version of the artist studio is a large brick warehouse, usually with hardwood floors and grand bay windows overlooking a metropolis or the ocean. There, the lone artist creates and lives in the shadow of the big ...

SCOTT COPELAND (photo by jeff prince)

Scott Copeland’s Annual Dylan Tribute On Sunday

Jeff Prince
He not busy being born is busy dying. And he not busy going to Lola’s Saloon on Sunday is busy missing out on a hell of a show. Singer-songwriter Scott Copeland is hosting his fifth annual Bob Dylan Birthday Tribute Show, whi...

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Steve Steward
1) Is it gross to be enviable of other people’s sadness? Because when the news broke about Rubber Gloves’ impending demise, I saw how beloved the Denton club was to many, many people. I liked Rubber Gloves enough for the sh...

Rush Olsen and Rangers Captain have fun with the crowd before games at the ballpark.

Sports Rush

Rush Olson
Could your brain handle the pressure of standing on the dugout in front of fans at the Texas Rangers ballpark, competing in a game in which you try to decide whether a phrase describes weather, baseball, or has been created out...

Art by Christopher Blay

Untitled: Auping vs. Shaq: Love, Art, and Basketball

PaperCity, a luxury Dallas mag, recently published an interview with Michael Auping, curator of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. A snippet of one of his answers promptly went viral. “A few years ago, a museum asked Shaqui...

Another photo of the horror by Waco photographer Fred Gildersleeve. Courtesy Wikipedia via the NAACP.

The Waco Horror at 100

One hundred years ago this week, Jesse Washington, an 18-year-old African-American man, was burned at the stake in Waco. On May 8, 1916, a 53-year-old white woman named Lucy Fryar was bludgeoned to death outside her home, seven...

Kacey Dowd's chalk artworks are things of beverage beauty.

On Tap in Fort Worth: Beer Menu Chalk Art

If you’ve ever dropped by The Bearded Lady, Chimera Brewing Company, or The Collective Brewing Project, then you’ve seen Kacey Dowd’s chalk art. Her bright swirls of pastels and custom lettering have adorned the Bearded L...


Fort Worth School District Bathroom Brawls

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick took time out of his busy and important job yesterday to come to Fort Worth to remind transgender students that their choice of gender means nothing to him. Patrick was greeted boos and hisses from seve...

(Photos by Rob Grogan)

Rob The Roving Reporter Survives Larry Joe Taylor Fest

Rob Grogan
(Editor’s Note) Larry Joe Taylor’s 25th Anniversary Texas Music Festival & Chili Cookoff was every bit as great as Arlington native and Austin singer-songwriter Rob Grogan had hoped for. Grogan attended the event wi...