Around Fort Worth

Year of the Butterfly

Jimmy Fowler
Continuing its mission of assisting local artists, the multi-media collaborative The Butterfly Connection will host a free photography session for North Texas stage/film/TV actors who need professional head shots for auditions....


All-Decade 817 Songs

Anthony Mariani
In this week’s HearSay, our trusty columnist who may or may not be me trots out a bunch of what he thinks are some of the best tunes, albums, and shows to come out of the 817 over the past 10 years. Below are links to some of...



Best FW Stage of the ’00s

Jimmy Fowler
For an incomplete but very heartfelt overview of the best Fort Worth stage productions of the “Naughty Aughties,” check out this week’s ”Stage” page. Live theater is a precious art form because when the run is over, t...


Miles Austin Pro Bowl Shines On Jerry Jones

Jeff Prince
Remember this past off-season when Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was trumpeting the talent of Miles Austin for weeks on end? Austin was a restricted free agent at the time, entering his fourth season, looking for a decent pa...



Fox TV Raiding Hen House

Jeff Prince
Fox TV is ridiculed for slanting its news coverage to the conservative right, but you’ve got to give the station credit – they offer some great programming. The Simpsons, American Dad, and Family Guy are national treasures....


Fort Worth Band GRO on VH1

Anthony Mariani
The video for Green River Ordinance’s new single, “Come On,” is out now, and the song is part of VH1’s Top 20 Countdown, right up alongside tracks from Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon, Norah Jones, John Mayer, and other househ...



Manly Men, Wild Women To Hike This Saturday

Jeff Prince
Rather than reclining on the couch this Saturday, nursing a hangover from New Year’s Eve and trying to somehow sleep, watch football, and eat all at the same time, why not do something healthy and constructive? The 1st Annual...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys — The Prequel

Jeff Prince
“Off Asides” is usually a post-game “analysis” written by your trusty Monday morning quarterback. (By analysis I mean, “Random brain farts from a fair-weathered fan who TIVO’s the games and sometimes fast-forwards b...



Kiss Moncrief’s Grits

Jimmy Fowler
Say what you want about Mayor Moncrief’s leadership abilities, but if his wife Rosie’s recipe for grits souffle is any indication, the First Family of Cowtown sits down to a yummy holiday spread. Peruse the ingredients – ...


Auditions at Circle

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas thespians, hone your methods over the holidays: Circle Theatre, one of the Fort’s most reliable purveyors of challenging professional theater, will hold auditions for their upcoming February show, Michael Hollinge...