Around Fort Worth

My Faves For This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Not a bad weekend for music coming up, if you like flashy guitar pickers, nostalgic local rock music, and dandy songwriting. Davin James, a monster on acoustic guitar, will be cranking up the amps at White Elephant Saloon on Fr...


One More Reason I Love America

Jeff Prince
The battle between Big Tex and Big Mouth — Nolan Ryan vs. Mark Cuban — was finally settled this morning, and Ryan’s investor group looks to be the new owner of the Texas Rangers. But that’s not why I lov...



“Ticked-Off Trannies” At Midnight

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s cover story tells the tale of Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives – a stylish B-movie revenge saga shot in Fort Worth, Arlington, and Dallas – and the passionate national protests that rose up against it. Here’s...


Mike Modano Heads North

Kristian Lin
The news that Dallas Stars fans have been expecting is now official: Mike Modano has decided against retirement and signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. When it comes to athletes changing teams, the sight of M...



Amphibian’s Workshop for Young Actors

Jimmy Fowler
Junior high and high school-aged people with a flair for the dramatic are pretty common. Teenagers whose flair for the dramatic can earn them big bucks on TV and in film are a much rarer breed. Amphibian Productions wants to se...


Gas Drilling Air Quality Meetings Today, Tomorrow

Jeff Prince
Today and tomorrow are important days in the push toward improved monitoring of the oil and gas industry. First off, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating its air quality regulations regarding oil and gas and wi...



Calling All Guerilla Artists

Anthony Mariani
The Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County is seeking guerilla artists to help generate buzz for www.worthgoing.com, an online calendar that the arts council will launch in September. Anyone with any ideas (flash mobs, s...


Another Reason Why I Love FW

Jeff Prince
Three white billy goats were crossing the Jacksboro Highway while I was driving back from lunch a few minutes ago. I didn’t have my camera with me, but they looked kind of like this guy: I’m not sure where they were...



Arlington Needs Another Cool Place

Jeff Prince
This morning’s Star-Tellygram headline practically knocked me out of my seat: Ten Cool Things To See And Do In Arlington. Are there that many? Apparently not. Veteran writer  John Austin has covered A-town for years but ...


“Searching for Sonny”? Here’s a New Clue

Kristian Lin
The word’s out from local filmmaker (and Weekly profilee) Andrew Disney. For the low, low price of $5, you can get a sneak peek at his upcoming movie Searching for Sonny. If you donate to his fund-raising campaign at Kick...