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Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh and His Stars

Kristian Lin
Who is Mike Leigh? You might answer, “A British filmmaker who has been making films since the 1980s, a few of them period pieces, but most of them slice-of-life realistic dramas set in London’s working class.” You’d be ...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
All five shows are on Saturday. Four of them are in the Fort. Sucks to be a local music lover.       1.) Three generations of groundbreaking Fort Worth-bred (if not “-born”) bands will invade Three Links (270...



JENNY PEDROZA AND CHRISTA BEEBE MAKE SOAP AT PEDROZA'S ARLINGTON HOME LAST YEAR (photo by Jeff Prince)

Jury Favors Local Woman In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Lawsuit

Jeff Prince
A local woman who felt cheated out of hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of dollars in a Fifty Shades of Grey publishing deal is now tingling like Anastasia Steele after a dalliance with Christian Grey. A Tar...


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Considering Chuck Jones

Kristian Lin
I wore my Bugs Bunny tie to the press preview of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Chuck Jones exhibit, and I came back with a desire to recap the career of this American comedy master. Many of Jones’ films are...



The Orcanaut is legit.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) Holy shit, this looks like fun. Great life-affirming music, booze, chicks (and dudes, I guess). What a party. The orchestrators of the noise are The Orcanaut, a young Denton outfit....


WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMING AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING IN FORT WORTH IN OCTOBER (photo by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey THISCLOSE To Finishing Second LP?

Jeff Prince
The mysterious, legendary holy grail known as Willis Alan Ramsey’s second album is close to being finished, at least that’s what Ramsey and his soul mate, Alison, are saying. I hesitate to put that in a headline because Ram...



THE TRINITY RIVER IN FORT WORTH (courtesy wikimedia)

Water District Tests Trinity River’s Water Quality Often

Jeff Prince
This week’s Fort Worth Weekly includes a guest column by Kendall McCook that criticizes Tarrant Regional Water District and Trinity River Vision officials for ignoring water quality in the Trinity River. The column shows he l...


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Bruce Wood Panel Discussion at Arlington Museum of Art

JIMMY FOWLER
“Everyone asks me what kind of dancing we do,” wrote the late Fort Worth choreographer Bruce Wood in a program for one of his company’s many performances. “If you asked a ballet dancer, they’d say it was modern dance....



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) They’re not scenesters and they don’t party balls until the wee hours of the morning, but Burette and Gabrielle Douglas and their bandmates in The Cush, guitarist Josh Daugherty and drummer Todd Harwell (Doosu, Flickers...


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A Marvel Experience … for the Kiddos

JOEY KEETON
Waiting to enter the first dome –– of The Marvel Experience’s total of seven –– may make you feel as if you’re about to step into Jurassic Park. It’s all searchlights, huge digital projections, and massive images ...