Around Fort Worth

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...


Musical Magic At Central Market Tonight

Jeff Prince
It’s yin and yang time, peeps. The intense acoustical creations of Doug Burr and the dancing, drinking, good time singalong music of The O’s will mix in the name of merriment tonight at Thursday Night Live. The week...



Stage West Seeks Visual Artists

Jimmy Fowler
For Stage West’s upcoming 32nd season – which runs from October to September, 2011 – the theater company is seeking visual artists to exhibit their work during the run of each show. Paintings, drawings, prints, photos, an...


Iconic Actress Pam Grier Here Friday

Jeff Prince
When it comes to sexy African-American actresses, Pam Grier stands alone. She was Foxy Brown, she was Coffy, and she was one tough black action heroine — something moviegoers had never seen in the 1970s. Blaxploitation fi...



Dez Bryant Says No To Roy Williams

Jeff Prince
The Dez Bryant hazing controversy is a tough one to judge. On the one hand, I admire the rookie wide receiver for refusing to be hazed by veteran WR Roy Williams. Hazing is silly in any form, such as among college fraternity pl...


Lochrann’s Inaugural Oysterfest Full of the Fort

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth will be in the Frisco house on Sat., Sept. 25, for Lochrann’s inaugural Oysterfest. Headliners Rhett Miller (Old 97’s), Bowerbirds, Efterklang (from Denmark), Jukebox the Ghost, Buke and Gass, Via Audio, and Hoor...