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Is the New Fort Worth Bishop a Secret Godless Liberal?

JIMMY FOWLER
Conservative Catholics worldwide have been throwing hissy fits over Pope Francis. After a few months in office, the unpredictable Argentinian Jesuit has declared that atheists can be good people, too; Muslim women deserve cerem...


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Cooking With Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Experienced and aspiring foodies, take note: If you’re looking for a Fort Worth-centric holiday gift that keeps on giving deliciousness, you need to check out Dana’s Soup Book. This cookbook features original, traditional, ...



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Fourth Annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride

JIMMY FOWLER
Charity events are rarely as interactive as the fourth annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride, which begins 3pm tomorrow (Sat Nov 16) at Trinity Bicycles, 343 Throckmorton St, FW. The national event, designed to stock the shelves of ...


dougandjohnny

Kickstarter Aims to Fund Hip Pocket Archive

JIMMY FOWLER
The same quality that makes live theater so unique and exciting also makes it very fragile and ephemeral: Once the performance is over, the art created by the performers is also gone, lost to the past. But we can save all the f...



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Arlington Grows Up Too Fast

JIMMY FOWLER
Apparently, Arlington is the Miley Cyrus of North Texas mid-cities –– willing to go to any lengths to prove they’re all grown-up and ready to shock us. Things went to hell in a handbasket last year as soon as city leaders...


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“Death Tax” at Amphibian Stage Productions

JIMMY FOWLER
“Nobody does something for nothing,” declares Maxine (Georgia Clinton), a bitter, delusional old woman nearing the end of her life in a respectable if impersonal eldercare facility. While she may not be as close to death as...



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Philip Glass’ Dracula: Bloody Good

EDWARD BROWN
The classical music scene in Fort Worth is all too often one of weak attendance figures and stale, centuries-old programming. Last Tuesday’s performance of Dracula: The Music and Film by Philip Glass and his namesake ensemble...


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“The Kickin’ Chicken” Comes to Denton? Fingers Crossed

JIMMY FOWLER
Who’d have thought? Turns out one person’s delicious spicy condiment is another’s toxic environmental hazard. Obviously, the citizens of Irwindale, CA don’t realize that Sriracha –– manufactured by Huy Fong Foods at...



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North Texas Chevy Music Showcase Season 2 Is Here

ANTHONY MARIANI
There are lots of reasons to like Chevys, like dependability, speed, and style, but if you need one more, consider the North Texas Chevy Music Showcase, a series of mini-documentaries on local bands that airs year-round during ...


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Live Oak, Lee Bains III, and Professionalism

STEVE STEWARD
If you pay attention to local music, you probably already have heard what happened at The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge on Wednesday night. If not, the venue’s lead sound engineer Cal Trujillo and owner Bill Smith cut the ...