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KONVICT KODY FOSTER HELPED BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LAST NIGHT'S SET (all photos by Jeff Prince)

Surprise Ending At Texas Music Showdown

Jeff Prince
The five members of Koe Wetzel and the Konvicts snaked their way through the crowd at White Elephant Saloon last night. Then they disappeared into a darkened back room. An employee poked his head in to see what was going on. &#...


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Cheap Date Alert: Three Great Movies For Price Of One

Jeff Prince
If you’re looking to show that special someone just how hip, wonderful, and badass you are, but you’re not made of money, then you might consider hitting the Shipping & Receiving Bar on Saturday. Three music do...



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Downtown Fort Worth Is America’s Best

Jeff Prince
Magazines like to create lists about cities. Top 10 Cities For This, and Top 25 Cities For That. People like lists. And local news media typically spread the word when their hometown makes a list, which, in turn, spreads attent...


Here's Scott Copeland in a still from one of Mills' videos.

Benefit for Fort Worth Videographer Sunday

ANTHONY MARIANI
For years, Harriet Mills has been taking videos of her favorite blues and roots musicians in Fort Worth, including Bill Ham, Scott Copeland, Jake Robison, Steve Hill Trio, Chris “Silver Fox” Watson, and dozens more. Though ...



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Texas Supreme Court Tells Water District To Respond

Jeff Prince
The Texas Supreme Court has decided to hear the lawsuit filed by John Basham and Texans for Government Transparency against the Tarrant Regional Water District. The court told the water district to file a response to the plaint...


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SXSW: A New Surreality

STEVE STEWARD
Last night, a man allegedly got hammered, got into his car, got pulled over by the cops, and then tried to flee the scene before he could get arrested for drunk driving. During his flight, he allegedly killed two people with hi...



MARK TWAIN WON'T BE ATTENDING THE WILDCATTER EXCHANGE BUT HIS SPIRIT WILL.

Will You Love The Wildcatter Exchange? May Be

Jeff Prince
If you missed the first Woodstock, first Bonnaroo, first ACL fest, and other great cultural “firsts,” well, now’s your chance to say you were at the first Wildcatter Exchange weekend festival (You can only say...


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The ‘Phibs and The Modern Screen “Coriolanus”

JIMMY FOWLER
Does watching Shakespeare feel like a civic duty, a noble sacrifice, a homework assignment –– anything but an entertaining experience? Here’s a trade secret: A lot of theater critics feel that way, too, even if they won...



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Kimbell Releases “Yojimbo” Game App

JIMMY FOWLER
The marketers of the hit Kimbell Art Museum show Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection were savvy to create a new mobile game app to help promote the show: Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin, designed ...


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Have a Calhoun Weekend

ANTHONY MARIANI
It’s like he never left. When Calhoun co-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist and all around bon vivant Jordan Roberts decamped for San Francisco in September to follow his heart, you had to wonder how much longer his band, t...