Around Fort Worth

New Vids from The Burning Hotels, Exit 380

Anthony Mariani
A few months ago, The Burning Hotels were asked by Dallas photographer/filmmaker Thom Jackson to write a song based on a video that he was shooting. Without seeing the footage, the Hotels came up with “Allison,” a track tha...


K-Mart Conceptualism Short Story Project

Anthony Mariani
As part of the new Vernon Fisher retrospective at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, K-Mart Conceptualism, writers are encouraged to submit stories inspired by Fisher’s literary paintings and assemblages to the museum for p...



Joel Burns’s “Better” is Best

Jimmy Fowler
Okay, I’ll be the first to admit something unpopular – as laudable as the It Gets Better video project against anti-gay bullying is, there are a fair number of cheesy, self-indulgent personal testimonies amidst the flood o...


Benefit for Fort Worth Documentary

Jimmy Fowler
This Friday (Oct 15) 7-10pm organizers will host a benefit art show and silent auction in Dallas called Out of the Ashes. Various Fort Worth and Dallas visual artists have contributed work to help fund the completion of North T...



Amon G. Carter Poker Table To Sell

Jeff Prince
I’m betting the Amon G. Carter handmade poker table will fetch a pretty penny at this weekend’s auction of Jarrell and Brenda McDonald’s huge collection of Western memorabilia. Then again, who knows what can h...


NFL Football Monument Set For Sundance Square

Jeff Prince
You’d think two National Football League teams, a massive ESPN crew,  hundreds of thousands of fans and revelers, global media scrutiny, and all the various bookies, prostitutes, drug dealers, con artists, and assorted r...



FW Weekly’s Eric Griffey Scores News 8 Love

Jeff Prince
WFAA News 8 spotlighted a local nonprofit music outreach program that was created by our very own Eric Griffey, a Fort Worth Weekly staff writer and fledgling saint. Griffey decided a while back that he’d like to go to he...


Fort Worth Speed Traps Online

Jeff Prince
Speedtrap.org provides a list of speed traps in cities across the country, and Fort Worth has quite a few of them listed. My most hated speed trap is the one at University Drive near White Settlement Road. What’s yours? T...



Haunted House Scene Of Attack On Disgusting Habit

Jeff Prince
Eight of 10 smokers get hooked before age 18. I managed to avoid the nicotine habit until age 18, but then I got hooked. I’m still smoking all these years later. “If cigarettes ever reach $2 a pack, I’m quitti...


Open Call of the Dead

Jimmy Fowler
The Fort Worth Latino arts organization Artes de la Rosa has announced an open call for its annual Dia De Los Muertos Art Show. They are accepting artworks on canvas, installations, sculpture, and altars in this celebration of ...