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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...



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Downtown Fort Worth SketchCrawl

JIMMY FOWLER
You can do a lot of things with a group of people –– eat, watch a movie, play with your dog at a dog park –– but sketching (as in quick, superficial drawing) feels more intimate than a lot of those activities. Why? Beca...


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Visionary Awards Moved to Thu, April 17

ANTHONY MARIANI
Congratulations again to the winners of our Fourth Annual Visionary Awards: director Adam Adolfo, conceptual artist Bradly Brown, and the art collective HOMECOMING! Committee. Due to a scheduling conflict, the date of our celeb...



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...


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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...