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THIS PICTURE OF "OPEN CARRY TEXAS" CHILDREN CARRYING GUNS AT MAIN STREET ARTS FESTIVAL WAS PUBLISHED ON THE MERICANS AGAINST THE TEA PARTY WEB SITE.

Arts Festival? Grab An Uzi!

Jeff Prince
Members of Open Carry Texas (OCT) showed up at Main Street Arts Festival on Saturday to parade around with guns. The organization’s website says its mission includes educating Texans about their right to openly carry rifles a...


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Tarrant County Live Theatre Awards

JIMMY FOWLER
You always hear about people sacrificing their lives for their art, but what does that mean? “Sacrifice” might be a strong word, but the actors, directors, designers, tech people, administrators, and volunteers who work reg...



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Decisions Decisions

Jeff Prince
The 40 mph speed limit on Chapel Creek Boulevard near I-30 always seemed a little slow for my taste, so it was nice to have an option this morning.


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Super Chix: Make the Gayest Sandwich Ever

JIMMY FOWLER
This week Arlington will serve as the frontline in a new fast food war: The company that owns KFC will open a new chain eatery called Super Chix that, industry analysts note, is designed to go head-to-head with Chik-fil-A for t...



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Cliburn at the Modern Goes High with Higdon

EDWARD BROWN
If only seeing world-renown composers perform was as easy as strolling to the neighborhood art museum. Last Saturday was one of those rare days. Cliburn at the Modern is a fairly low-key event as far as Van Cliburn Foundation a...


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Hip Pocket Theatre Archival Project On Track

Jeff Prince
Funding is always a challenge at live theaters, and Hip Pocket Theatre is no different. Heck, the theater’s name even refers to the struggle. “Like it’s called, they reached into their hip pocket and came up with the ...



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Acting 101 with Chuck Huber at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
The way some people are captivated by the feats of pro basketball and baseball players, others of us are thrilled by great performances from stage, movie, and TV actors. In both arenas –– sports and acting –– the precis...


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Coyote Drive-In, FW Opera Do Musical Ad

JIMMY FOWLER
A couple of years ago I wrote a “Weekly” blog item sniping about the Dallas Opera broadcasting a performance on the big screen inside Cowboys Stadium. (The item prompted DO honcho Jonathan Pell to compare me to The Marx Bro...



THE WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON WAS ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC LAST NIGHT (all photos by Jeff Prince).

Buffalo Ruckus Stampedes Texas Music Showdown

Jeff Prince
The final winner of last night’s Texas Music Showdown almost turned out to be Forty Creek Whiskey. The whiskey-peddling, Texas Music-loving, buy-a-round-for-the-house kind of guy from Forty Creek, Bobby Camillone, was in ...


"THE BEAN" BY LAUREN CHILDS.

Calhoun, The Cush, Holy Moly At Fort Works Art Show On Saturday

Jeff Prince
Spring Gallery Night has a new addition to the ever-growing lineup of galleries, museums, retail businesses, restaurants, and other venues displaying art works for sale. The Fort Works Art gallery event is an art scene combined...