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Cowboys, Wildcard, Super Bowl???

Jeff Prince
The dreamers among us are excited. They imagine that a two-game win streak after a coaching change has set off a chain of events that will lead to a 9-7 season record, wildcard playoff slot, and a Super Bowl berth for the Dalla...


Hitchens, Dembski Debate God

Jimmy Fowler
Although it wasn’t widely publicized, celebrated atheist pundit Christopher Hitchens came to North Texas last week to debate the existence of God. His opponent in the public event at Plano’s Prestonwood Christian Academy wa...



Jubilee Names Artistic Director

Jimmy Fowler
This afternoon Jubilee Theatre announced it has chosen a new artistic director –Tre Garrett. The Houston native has a long list of regional theater credits, has worked on many productions at New York’s Kennedy Center, and w...


MLS Championship Preview

Kristian Lin
It’s eerie how similar the seasons of FC Dallas and the Texas Rangers have shaped up. Both teams had never won a playoff series before this year, and both chemistry-rich teams defied expectations (and beat opponents with ...



Circle, ‘Phibs Shows to Close

Jimmy Fowler
This will be your last weekend to catch shows by two top Fort Worth theater companies before the productions close. Interestingly, they both deal with the craziness of contemporary education, though from very different angles. ...


Sneak Peek at the Streetcar

Anthony Mariani
Weekly publisher Lee Newquist got a sneak peek of the streetcar model that will be unveiled at 2:15 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Trinity River Vision Authority, 307 W. 7th St. The event will afford the public the opportunity t...



Go Away, Mr. President

Jimmy Fowler
Two years ago I was determined to put my Bush-hating ways behind me — not because I changed my mind about his abominable record, but because hating anyone is bad for the soul. Now Mr. Decision Points has popped up again ...


Modern Streetcar Unveiling

Jimmy Fowler
Wherever you stand on the debate about an urban streetcar system for Fort Worth, proponents of the plan haven’t given up trying to convince people of the project’s virtues. An example of a modern streetcar will be unveiled ...



Hip Tips Vol. … Who’s Counting

Anthony Mariani
Admittedly, Elton John and Leon Russell make for an odd bill. Elton is on fire, and Russell is kind of subdued. Alas, they will be sharing a bill tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Fort Worth Convention Center (1201 Houston St.)....


Local Soccer News

Kristian Lin
No, you didn’t misread that headline. The Texas Outlaws, who spent the past two seasons playing in NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, today announced via a press release that they won’t be playing this win...