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Lone Star Film Screens Eisenstein’s “Strike”

JIMMY FOWLER
If you have no set Easter plans this Sunday, spend your holiday with the Lone Star Film Society, local musician and Theater Fire member James Talambas, and the pioneering Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein. LSFS screens Eisens...


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Viral Photo Of Kids With Guns Not All It Seems

Jeff Prince
Numerous blog sites, including Blotch, printed this photo of two children holding guns at last weekend’s Main Street Arts Festival. The photo of the boy and girl holding rifles accompanied articles about Open Carry Texas ...



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...