Around Fort Worth

Art Maverick Ted Pillsbury Dead At 66

Jeff Prince
A leading voice on Texas art has gone to stroll for eternity through that great Onderdonk painting in the sky. Edmund P. “Ted” Pillsbury, chairman of fine arts at Dallas-based Heritage Auction Galleries and former d...


FW Guitarists Riff On Idol’s Casey James

Jeff Prince
Cool Casey James made the American Idol Top 10 last night, guaranteeing the Fort Worth guitarslinger a slot on the Idol concert tour later this year. Folks around these parts have been watching James play and sing in local club...



Dog The Bounty Hunter’s Bad Hair Day Redux

Jeff Prince
Locked away in Huntsville State Prison back in the 1970s, Dog the Bounty Hunter swore he’d never come back to Texas. Back then, he couldn’t have known that coming back to Texas would mean selling more copies of his seco...


Soy Un Comico

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this week’s ”Stage” story about Fort Worth standup comic Paul Edwards and The Butterfly Connection artistic director Adam Dietrich, who’ve collaborated to create a 22 minute comedy pilot called “Illegal Grin...



The Gays Are Attacking!

Jimmy Fowler
Gay panic is sweeping the land! This might be news, except that it’s the usual cast of hillbillies, teabaggers, right-wing Christians, and right-wing Christian hillbilly teabaggers (look for the latter category on the 2020 U....


Census Stats Show FW Is Place To Be

Jeff Prince
They like us! They really, really like us! The Census Bureau’s annual population estimate shows new residents are flocking to the Fort Worth-Dallas Metroplex. A diverse economy and stable home prices are two factors making us...



Mugly! Puts Mugshots In Spotlight

Jeff Prince
Deanna Boyd’s story in today’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram tells us about Mugly!, a newspaper that features mugshots of people arrested in Fort Worth. Reminds me of a few other mugshots. The evil smirk on this young criminal&#...


Complete at SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth hard-rockers Complete played to a decently sized crowd at The Dirty Dog in Austin as part of SXSW 2010.



Arlington Director Makes Competition

Jimmy Fowler
Congrats to the prodigiously talented Arlington filmmaker Frank Mosley, profiled last year in the “Weekly.” His feature film “Hold” has been selected for official competition by both the 2010 Dallas International Film F...


La Llorona Cries if She Wants To

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece profiles Kathleen Anderson Culebro, co-founder and artistic director of Amphibian Productions and author of the ‘Phibs’ current show “La Llorona.” The drama tackles a variety of subjects ...