Soundcheck 817: Darth Vato at Lola’s Saloon

Eric Griffey
Vato-in-Chief Kerry Dean was nice enough to join us for our Black Friday installment of Soundcheck 817. He and the Darth Vato lads will be on stage tonight for Soundclash at Lola’s Saloon (2736 West 6th St., 817-877-0666)...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) I know y’all have shit to do in preparation for Thursday’s celebration of gluttony, er, bounty, so I’ll try to keep this brief. Wednesday night, Quaker City Nighthawks play at Lola’s. They’re fresh off a two-week t...


A West, Texas Comeback

Rush Olson
A small-town Texas quarterback has two minutes to drive his team 58 yards for a touchdown. If he doesn’t do it, the playoff loss will end the season and his high school football career. For many kids, it would represent the m...

JANIE KUBAN (1959-2015).

Janie Kuban Gets A KNON Send-Off This Afternoon

Jeff Prince
The vivacious Janie Kuban lost her fight with cancer last week at the age of 56, and was buried on Sunday. Janie was married to Frank Kuban, an upright bass player for various bands around North Texas. Together the Kubans frequ...


Dallas Cowboys Off Asides On Miami Dolphins, Pudding Pops

Jeff Prince
Mother Nature displays her bias early in today’s matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins. When the Dolphins get the ball, the sun is out. When the Cowboys get the ball, a toad-strangling rain pours down. The Cow...

War party

Concert Review: War Party at The Republic Street Bar

Jasun Lee
The Republic Street Bar (201 East Hattie St., 817-615-9360) isn’t your typical music venue by any means. The place has no PA system, no soundman, and a somewhat sporadic schedule of live music. But in the spirit of other Near...


Gov. Abbott Figures Parks, Wildlife Need More Big Oil Influence

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Weekly’s Thanksgiving edition is on the newsstands now, with the state’s biggest turkey – Gov. Greg Abbott – featured  as our cover boy. The day after we published our scathing indictment of the governor’s...


Xs & Os: The funeral that changed my life

Sarah Angle
On Nov. 18, 2014, a friend from high school died. She was 33, but she had been dying for a long time. Natasha Logan Elkins started fighting a rare type of cancer called adenoid cystic carcinoma at just 22. I knew her husband, L...

Mockingjay 2

Bonus Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Kristian Lin
We come to the end of the Hunger Games saga with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. The last book of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy is generally considered to be the weakest, so I was interested to see how or if the filmmakers wo...


On Tap In Fort Worth: Rabbit Hole Brewing Part II (Crazy Water and Hockey)

Edward Brown
Fort Worth Weekly Homebrew Throwdown Reflections Thank you to all the homebrewers who entered, breweries that came to serve beer, panelists for the Q&A sessions, and, most importantly, the craft beers fans who came out to t...