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Ace Cook Memorial Draws Diverse Crowd

Jeff Prince
Friends, flowers, fiddle music, teardrops, and plenty of funny stories made the A.C. “Ace” Cook memorial a poignant but happy place to be on Monday afternoon. About a hundred people showed up at the Van Cliburn Reci...


Pantagleize Sings It “Sad”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece is an interview with Pantagleize Theatre co-founder Violet O’Valle and managing director Richard Blake about their current production And All His Songs Were Sad… It’s a “play with music...



IN-N-OUT to West Seventh

dan.mcgraw
It has been rumored for awhile that the famed California-based fast food chain, In-N-Out Burger, would be expanding into North Texas. It is now official: Fort Worth’s West Seventh Development has signed a lease with the ...


Win Tickets to See KISS Tomorrow (Saturday)

Anthony Mariani
To win tickets to see KISS tomorrow night (Saturday) at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco with Daughtry and Pat Green, e-mail your name as it appears on your driver’s license to dana@fwweekly.com. The second, fourth, fifth, seventh, n...



A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Buried In A Painting

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook was buried yesterday in a cemetery near where he grew up in rural Morton Valley in Eastland County. It was a small, private affair. Ace’s bu...


Glen Farris at “TNL”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s edition of “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market (4651 W Frwy, FW) features something a little different: Denton-based singer-songwriter Glen Farris combines poetry, storytelling, and a mythic sense of Texas p...



Free Tix to Burr/Calhoun Show at the Modern

Anthony Mariani
On Saturday, Doug Burr will celebrate the release of his new Paste-approved CD, O Ye Devastaor, with friends Calhoun opening at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (3200 Darnell St.). (The Calhoun guys will soon be celebrating ...


Bravo, Broadway Baptist

Jimmy Fowler
It’s a sad commentary on Christianity in America that many people are surprised and even thrilled when a Christian church takes a stand that is, well, Christian. But let’s not quibble: Kudos to Fort Worth’s Broadway Bapti...



A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Dead At 74

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and noted early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook is dead. He was 74. Cook’s long fight against cancer ended Monday afternoon. Cook’s burial will be private. A memorial celebrati...


Van Cliburn ‘Jazzes’ Up National Anthem

Jeff Prince
Last Friday, I blogged about Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy gushing in anticipation of Van Cluburn’s scheduled performance of the national anthem at Cowboys Stadium. That performance wasn’t yet avai...