Around Fort Worth

‘Survivor’ Extra-Realistic This Season

Jeff Prince
Why does it seem so fitting that the most conniving, manipulative, lying, greedy snake in the grass ever featured on Survivor is an oil company owner in Texas? So far Russell Hantz has lied about being stuck on a roof for two d...


Dubya’s New Career Launches in FW

Kristian Lin
The next surreal chapter in the life of George W. Bush plays out here in Fort Worth on Monday. He’s starting his career as a motivational speaker! The all-day event at Fort Worth Convention Center also features Colin Powe...



Parsons’, Chapman’s Exhibits Worth a Look

Anthony Mariani
Gallery 414 and William Campbell Contemporary Art are only a couple of miles apart. It’s a straight shot down Camp Bowie from Byers, where Bill Campbell’s is, to Templeton, 414’s street. Meaning: There’s no reason why y...


Stockyards “Lame In”

Jimmy Fowler
Aw, man! Last week when I endorsed Queer Liberaction’s Saturday ”Queer Kiss In” at the Stockyards, I sure didn’t have the lame result in mind: Earnest LGBT activists impeded from joyous lip-locking by a clueless band of...



Weekender Fri., Oct. 16, 2009

Anthony Mariani
The Great Tyrant has a couple of shows coming up, starting tonight (Friday) at Lola’s Saloon Sixth (2736 W. 6th St., in the West 7th Street corridor, 817-877-0666) with Dallas’ The Paper Chase and Denton’s Personal Victor...


Rick Selcer, Randy Souders At Book Party Tonight

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s enthusiastic and entertaining historian Rick Selcer is the star of the show tonight for the debut of  “Fort Worth Characters,” his new book about the city’s funkiest but most overlooked characters thro...



Stuff to Do Tonight (Thursday)

Anthony Mariani
Thursday Night Live, our concert series on Central Market’s spacious patio, will come (hopefully) to a sog-free close tonight –– the past few TNLs were rain-outs. On tap are The Burning Hotels, with an opener, rootsy ...


Brokeback Stockyards

Jimmy Fowler
My colleague, the ultra-prolific “Blotcher” Jeff Prince, made some excellent points in his “Big Balls” post. Most gay-sympathetic hetero Texans are as likely to roll their eyes at the idea of Queer Liberaction’s ”Ki...



Last JFK autograph, Jack Ruby Hat On Sale

Jeff Prince
Having money would be nice if only to buy the cool crap that comes through Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. A Nov. 6-7 auction is offering a copy of the Nov. 22, 1963 Dallas Morning News signed by John F. Kennedy and believed to...


Big Balls In Cowtown

Jeff Prince
Queer LiberAction is holding a “Queer Kiss-In” of all things…at Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards of all places. The Fort Worth Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community became unusually visible and noi...