Around Fort Worth

“Local” Music at PUBlic Knowledge

Anthony Mariani
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has started a cool-seeming new off-site program for barstool philosophers. PUBlic Knowledge will be a monthly gathering “celebrating brains and brew,” according to the museum, at...


Ridglea Gawn Country, Grand Re-Opening Set

Anthony Mariani
On Thu., Sept. 1, 2011, the Ridglea Theater will celebrate its grand re-opening. In the meantime, new owner Jerry Shults and his team will be remodeling the 1940s-era building to near its original condition, including restoring...



Blondie Abducted, Still Missing

Jeff Prince
The first time Blondie entered my consciousness was at a Larry Joe Taylor festival in about 1992. I’ll never forget her. I walked up to somebody’s campsite where musicians were standing in a circle and playing blueg...


“Glee” Auditions in Fort Worth

Kristian Lin
Are you a teenager, or do you look like one? Do you want to be on Glee? Can you carry a tune? Start your vocal exercises, because the show is holding auditions here in Fort Worth on the weekend of January 8. All you have to do ...



Adrenalynn, Ink

Jimmy Fowler
It’s been a while since we chatted with tattoo artist and adult film star Adrenalynn Richardson – more than two and a half years, to be precise. And although a typical year for her is still divided between California and Te...


‘Road’ Photo Exhibit Is Worth Trip

Jeff Prince
People on road trips like to document their adventures in photos — very bad photos. Then they put those photos in scrapbooks. And then they hand the scrapbook to you and watch over your shoulder as you obediently pore ove...



Chris Martin’s Coldplay Guitar Finished

Jeff Prince
Blotch told you about Chris Martin’s guitar making its way to the Adobe Picture Framing in the Stockyards a few weeks back. Well, here’s the finished product: Framing a Gibson acoustic guitar in a shadow box ainR...


How To Tell A Kid That Santa’s Fake

Jeff Prince
(Spoiler alert: If you believe that ol’ St. Nick is real, then read no further. Oh, and don’t read the headline). The Today Show and Parenting Magazine are teaming up to survey parents on Christmas traditions, incl...



“God’s Trombones” at Jubilee

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers a very nice interview with Gloria Abbs, one of the founding members of Jubilee Theatre. Abbs knew the late artistic director Rudy Eastman way back when they were part of The Sojourner Truth...


“I Brake for BBQ. — God”

Jimmy Fowler
Looks like the Fort’s Christian vs. atheist skirmish has reached all the way to the New York Times. As I’ve said before – I’m a Catholic, but I’m also a gay man, so I have to side with the atheists on this one. How do...