Around Fort Worth

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...



Reception for FW Artists

Jimmy Fowler
This Friday (Feb 19), The Art Institute of Fort Worth hosts a 5:30-7:30pm reception for painters Ron Tomlinson and Zack Hawkins to celebrate their joint gallery show there. Tomlinson has practically created a school of Fort Wor...


Fort Worth’s Adonis Rose Shares Grammy

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth-via-New Orleans jazz drummer and bandleader Adonis Rose played on the album that won the Grammy in the Best Large Group/Ensemble jazz category –– Book One, the debut album by the 20-piece New Orleans Jazz Orchest...



FW @ SXSW

Anthony Mariani
As first reported here, recent cover-story subjects Telegraph Canyon will be playing an officially sanctioned showcase at SXSW, though the band’s slot has not yet been confirmed. What we do know, however, is that Telegraph is...


A DeSoto Veggie Tale

Jimmy Fowler
The enterprising capitalists at Sara’s Secret and Condoms To Go – two “erotic accessories” stores in DeSoto — have created a stir with a billboard ad on I-35 that features a cucumber with a terrified expression on...



Cellar Star Bongo Joe Remembered

Anthony Mariani
Every year, The Oxford American magazine puts out a music issue, a few hundred pages devoted mostly to obscure musicians from the south –– each issue comes with a compilation CD of select music. In the OA’s most recent it...


Calhoun Hits Studio with Ryan Adams’ Guy

Anthony Mariani
Calhoun kinda broke up a while back, but the two co-songwriters, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Jordan Roberts and frontman/lyricist Tim Locke, continued making music together. In a couple of weeks, the two Fort Worthians will...



The Green Fuz to Play SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Late-’60s garage rockers The Green Fuz from nearby Bridgeport will be playing SXSW 2010 as part of Texas Monthly magazine’s Garage Rock showcase at the Continental Club. Earlier in the day on Sat., March 20, all five bandme...


Jane McGarry Joins Mike Snyder In Reject Pile

Jeff Prince
The dreadful news anchor team of Mike Snyder and Jane McGarry is finally out, at least at 10 p.m. when most people tune in to the news. Snyder was booted down to the 6 p.m. slot in July, and now McGarry is joining him. McGarry ...