Around Fort Worth

“Fort Wizard” Takes Over SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Lots of Fort Worth artists will be making the scene at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin from Wed., March 17, until Sun., March 21 –– and a lot of them will be performing. In addition to 817-related artists selected to...


Delta Woman

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” feature is a profile of veteran North Texas actor-director Phyllis Cicero, who helmed Jubilee Theatre’s current production of Endesha Ida Mae Holland’s autobiographical play ”From the Mississippi...



Telegraph Canyon’s SXSW Show Set

Anthony Mariani
Finally, Telegraph Canyon’s SXSW-sanctioned showcase is set: Sat., March 20, at 7:30 p.m. at The Ale House on 6th Street. Also on the bill are Thrift Store Cowboys, The Mighty Stef, and several other acts. Fort Worth will be ...


Attention FW Playwrights

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas stage scribes have a little more than six weeks left to submit their mind-blowing, redefining-theater-as-we-know-it scripts to Stage West’s Fourth Annual Texas Playwriting Competition. Submissions with entry forms...



The Joys, Pains Of Fort Worth’s Record Snow

Jeff Prince
When a record snowfall hits Fort Worth, people can’t wait to get out in it and have fun. A friend of mine still walks with a limp from doing something similar to these guys. Many years ago, we tied a ski rope to the back ...


Fort Worth Sings for Haiti Lineup Finalized

Anthony Mariani
The lineup for Fort Worth Sings For Haiti’s March 27 benefit show is all set. Chatterton, Jason Eady, Joey Green, Charlie Shafter and the Gnomes, Holy Moly, and Pablo and The Hemphill 7 will join the artists first mentioned h...



More FW Bands @ SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Two more 817 artists have been selected to play sanctioned showcases at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin in mid-March, bringing the total number of 817-related artists chosen to play sanctioned showcases this year to four...


Weekender, The Orbans, Fred’s, and More

Anthony Mariani
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Fort Worth Police Speed To Scene Of Nothing

Jeff Prince
So I’m on my way to work this morning and I get behind a Fort Worth police car on Jacksboro Highway. The speed limit is 45 but the cop is doing 35 and weaving slightly. I can see through his back window he’s looking down an...


“Fearless” in 2010

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas filmmakers have a little less than a month to submit their short flicks (20 minutes or less, please) for the fourth annual ”Fearless Film Festival,” which runs April 10 & 11 as part of the 2010 Main St. Fort...