Around Fort Worth

Amphibian at the Modern

Jimmy Fowler
For a different way to spend Monday night, check out Amphibian Productions’ staged reading of Jon Robin Baitz’s play Three Hotels at 7pm tonight at the Modern. Tix are $15. Originally written as a teleplay for PBS-TV’s Am...


Happy Birthday, A5A

Jimmy Fowler
Tomorrow (Saturday Sept 11) Arts Fifth Avenue will celebrate nine years of greatness as a community arts center/neighborhood performance venue/jazz joint/place to learn to tap dance and drum. From 2-6pm, free intro classes to t...



Van Cliburn National Anthem At Cowboys Stadium

Jeff Prince
Van Cliburn’s rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner is waxed upon in a rather uncharacteristic gushing manner by Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy in today’s paper. I was going to post a YouTube video o...


Blame The Parents, Not The Kids

Jeff Prince
A restaurant is causing controversy after putting up signs saying, “Screaming children will not be tolerated!” Some people say the signs are discriminatory, particularly against kids with disabilities. That’s ...



Florida Pastor Terry Jones Is Hitler’s Dog?

Jeff Prince
President Obama came down hard on the Florida pastor with a Quran fire fetish. Obama tried to put a guilt trip on him, saying torching the Quran will encourage Taliban recruitment and incite violence against American soldiers a...


Luke Wade at TNL

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s edition of “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market (4651 W Frwy, FW) is a little bit pop, a little bit rock, and a whole lotta soul, with a decidedly Texas twist: Luke Wade will perform an acoustic set with two ...



Ace Cook Hangs On At Harris Hospital

Jeff Prince
A Fort Worth doctor diagnosed A.C. “Ace” Cook with Stage IV pancreatic cancer two years and nine months ago. Cook was given six months to live — max. Instead, the outspoken owner of the Bull Ring ice cream sho...


Historic FW Art Show Begins Friday

Jeff Prince
Damn, this city’s got talent. Yet another interesting art show is set to begin at the Fort Worth Worth Community Arts Center in the coming days. Preservation Is The Art Of The City‘s 8th Annual Art Show & Sale b...



Gay Bingo FW Hits the Surf

Jimmy Fowler
Gay Bingo FW might think it was the first to put the “gay” in “Beach Blanket Gay Bingo,” the theme for the September edition of its game night. But in fact, that distinction went to the endlessly watchable Paul Lynde, w...


Bands For Brandi Mighty Dandy

Jeff Prince
The Grotto was packed on Sunday as friends of Brandi Dickey piled into the Fort Worth bar to listen to rock music, drink booze, buy raffle tickets, and raise money for medical treatments. Proceeds go to Dickey, an Azle woman ba...