Around Fort Worth

Line, Please!

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” review of Jubilee Theatre’s “The Dance on Widow’s Row” rhapsodizes about the four gorgeous and supremely funny female leads. Although the script lets them down all too soon, they’re in top pr...


The Times Remembers Don Ivan Punchatz

Anthony Mariani
In today’s New York Times is a kind obit of Don Ivan Punchatz, the TCU prof and Arlington resident whose illustrations for sci-fi and horror paperbacks, consumer magazines (including National Lampoon in its halcyon days, Roll...



The “Boo!”s are Their Business

Jimmy Fowler
The Texas Ghost Hunters, a group of amateur but knowledgeable chasers of paranormal activity, keep a long list of alleged hauntings statewide, including some interesting FW cases. I like the one about a cackling spirit that har...


Local Burlesque Revue Audition

Anthony Mariani
The Velvet Kittens, North Texas’ most popular burlesque revue, is seeking one young woman who can dance suggestively or has been classically trained for a weekly Thursday show that will begin in December at an undisclosed loc...



Drive-Ins of the Dead

Jimmy Fowler
Every Halloween season, this boy’s fancy turns to… the memory of drive-in movie theaters around North Texas. I spent quite a few 1970s childhood hours with my family there. Most of those lost hours were dedicated to wat...


Free Domino’s Pizza to Help Attacked Deliveryman

Anthony Mariani
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), Domino’s Pizza will be doling out free large one-topping pizzas to the first 150 customers at Domino’s 900 Henderson St. location who donate to the rehabilitation fund of Fred Rei...



Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys

Jeff Prince
Wade Phillips has received plenty of venom in Off Asides because his ability to motivate players is largely suspect. However, his decision to knock Patrick Crayton down the depth chart was a great move. Crayton has been the Cho...


TCU Player Featured in New York Times

Anthony Mariani
Here’s a relatively small, glowing NYT profile about TCU defensive end Jerry Hughes. The 6-foot-3-inch 257-lbs. senior is projected to be a first-round draft pick next year. Go, Frogs.



Weekender for Fri., Oct. 23

Anthony Mariani
On Saturday, you’ve got the Whiskey Folk Ramblers, Quaker City Nighthawks (from Sioux Falls), and Room Sound at The Moon (2911 W Berry St, by TCU, 817-926-9600), and Los Noviembres at the Scat (111 W 4th St, Sundance Square, ...


Riverboat Gambler Muso in Need

Anthony Mariani
The Riverboat Gamblers’ Ian McDougall is in the hospital, recovering from injuries suffered when hit by a car while on his bike. He has a broken hip, broken wrist, hemorrhaging under the skull, and assorted lacerations, torn ...