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Fort Worth Sings at Magnolia Green

Anthony Mariani
Magnolia Green Park will be the location of Fort Worth Sings’ March 27 concert to raise funds for relief efforts in Haiti. Organizers are firming up a lineup as we speak. Stay tuned. 33


Telegraph Canyon to Play NX35

Anthony Mariani
In addition to playing the 2010 SXSW Music Festival as an official selection in March, Telegraph Canyon also will be playing NX35 a few days beforehand. Telegraph joins several other Fort Worth/817 bands to be chosen to play De...



TCU Student’s Ass Branding Is The New Black

Jeff Prince
Kat Von D and tattoo artists of her ilk are so yesterday. (Yes, I realize that saying “so yesterday” is…like…so yesterday, but whatever). Human branding isn’t new, but in recent years it’s grown in popularity as an ...


They Got Bruce

Jimmy Fowler
Trust us, there is nothing more interesting to do in the Fort tonight than attend Q Cinema’s reception, screening and afterparty for the indie comedy ”Oy Vey! My Son is Gay!” We can’t vouch for the movie itself, but Q h...



Gas Industry Goes After DISH Mayor

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth sure is special. Even our air is tougher than your average air. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality tested the air at natural gas sites inside the city limits and found “no cause for concern,” leading M...


Texas Pop Festival Historical Marker

Anthony Mariani
Two weeks after Woodstock in 1969, there was the Texas International Pop Festival in Lewisville. TexasPopFestival.com, a commemorative web site, has talked the Denton County Transportation Authority into memorializing the event...



NX35: The Other Music Festival

Anthony Mariani
The only time that I’ve spent in Denton since I’ve been here, lo, these seven years agone, has been for a high school girls’ volleyball tournament –– my wife’s niece was playing, you filthy animals. Otherwise: never...


The Carter Family “Brand”

Jimmy Fowler
Many of the great world religions teach that we are each put on this earth to learn an important lesson. For young Amon “Chance” Carter IV, that lesson appears to be – if someone puts a hot iron to your ass, it’s going ...



Stolen Instrument Notice: Joey Green’s Guitar

Anthony Mariani
An acoustic guitar belonging to Red Dirt singer-songwriter Joey Green was recently stolen in the Saginaw area. An identifying characteristic of the Taylor 314 CE (2001) is a drawing of a cartoon girl next to the words “Whatev...


Fort Worth Opera Reality TV Show?

Anthony Mariani
A reality TV show about Fort Worth Opera may become a, um, reality. A behind-the-scenes series about the company, Lone Star Opera, has just won CableU’s Non-Fiction Emerging Producer Contest as part of the 2010 National Assoc...