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Ginny Mac in the Studio

Anthony Mariani
Ginny Mac lays down some baby-makin’ music, celebrates the belle of the Bayou, and highly recommends “Whiskey for a Broken Heart” (in descending order) at Eagle Audio Recording as part of Fort Worth WeeklyR...


Billy Bob’s To Host Brandi Todd Event

Jeff Prince
Sunday is Mother’s Day — and a fitting day to hold a concert and auction at Billy Bob’s Texas to raise money for Brandi Todd. Todd is the Morgan Mill woman who was stabbed while watching her two kids play in a Stephen...



FWWeekly Music Awards Sessions

Anthony Mariani
Here are some sights and sounds from Eagle Audio Recording, where over the past weekend several 817 artists recorded songs for the Weekly’s 13th annual Music Awards charity compilation CD, Sessions. Chatteron, “Some...


Chesapeake Blinking On Carter Avenue Pipeline?

Jeff Prince
Chesapeake Energy has been trying to force East Side residents to allow massive gas pipelines to be buried in their yards on Carter Avenue for about two years now. Needless to say, some residents don’t want potentially da...



Praise For Thunder From Down Under

Jeff Prince
Cora “The Thunder From Down Under” Bell, take a bow! This previous blog post discussed Texas women who are leading the way when it comes to keeping the oil and gas industry honest in the Barnett Shale. One of those women, S...


Sonny Disposition

Kristian Lin
We’ve extensively chronicled the exploits of Fort Worth filmmaker Andrew Disney as he’s made ripples on the festival circuit and in the online community of filmmakers. Now comes the latest piece of news about his up...



Fort Worth Kids Break Mold

Jeff Prince
American children are morons, relatively speaking. So why does every minivan in town sport a bumper sticker bragging about an honor student? Kids in China, Canada, Japan, Belgium, and just about every other major country on the...


“Bonnie and Clyde” Nab Nom

Jimmy Fowler
Congrats to Fort Worth author and former Star-Telegram staffer Jeff Guinn – his non-fiction book Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde was a finalist in the 2010 “Best Fact Crime” category of The Ed...



Idol’s Casey James Almost Went Way Of Coyote

Jeff Prince
Casey James dodged a bullet last night, which can happen when you hail from a state where the governor packs a .380 Ruger handgun loaded with hollow points as protection against snakes (and the occasional coyote). Really? Hollo...


Join Local Bands in the Studio

Anthony Mariani
Our 13th (14th?) annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards are right around the corner. Before the 40-plus-local-band festival –– Sun., June 27, in the West 7th Street corridor –– we’re going to go into the studio. As we ...