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ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Lots of out-of-towners are among us this weekend, here for the big college football playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon on Monday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and we can only assume that at least so...


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The Best Documentaries of 2014

Kristian Lin
Just like last year, I’m putting this list out at an opportune time. My top documentary of the year (and one of my best movies of the year) is currently playing in Dallas, and, as I mentioned on our Night & Day page, it w...



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Cowboys Given New Life

ANTHONY MARIANI
I felt sick. Nauseous. Disgusted. Dirty. I had just watched NFL referees give away a game. To my favorite team. Did the Pittsburgh Steelers deserve to be in the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks in 2005? Absolutely. Could...


Smooth-pop-rocker Son of Stan will welcome 2015 tonight at Shipping & Receiving.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Two of the nicest people in town, Nicole Ofeno and Raef Payne, will be following their creative dreams to New York City soon, and for their bon voyage party –– tonight at Shipping & Receiving (201 S. Calhoun St., 81...



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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...



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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...