Around Fort Worth

“Wink Wink, Nudge Nudge, Say No More”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight on KERA-TV Channel 13, ”Monty Python Week” begins with hour-long “personal best” episodes through Oct 9 at 10pm that were hand-selected by John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. ...


Stop the Exodus to Austin

Anthony Mariani
Maybe we should start a campaign to get hip Fort Worth musicians who’ve relocated to Austin to come back. Just ’cause. First one to wrangle is alt-country singer-songwriter and Paste magazine darling Collin Herring, whose n...



Weekender for Fri., Oct. 2, 2009

Anthony Mariani
Tired of the same ol’ bars? Tired of seeing the same ol’ people and having the same ol’ convos? Well, tomorrow (Saturday) will be your chance –– daggum it! –– to do something different! From 3 to 10 p.m. on the ne...


Picks of the Fall Film Litter

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth filmgoers will get a chance to sneak-preview some of this fall’s Prestige Pics thanks to “Star-T” movie scribe Christopher Kelly and The Modern’s Oct 1-4 showcase “Modern Cinema 2009: Great Movies You Haven...



Show FW Pride, Buy Local Band Merch

Anthony Mariani
Nothing wrong with togging that Ramones or Iron Maiden t-shirt you bought at the mall or putting a Bright Eyes sticker on the rear window of your car. Retirees, greasy-haired squealers, and hirsute, soporific hacks can’t subs...


Frontier Brothers Playing CMJ Festival

Anthony Mariani
For Northeasterners, CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival is a pretty big deal. It’s like SXSW, but it takes place in New York rather than Austin, it doesn’t have any stupid panel discussions, its focus is 100 percent on ...



Weekender: Fri., Sept. 23, 2009

Anthony Mariani
Lots of sensory-heightening, mood-lightening shows this weekend, starting tonight (Friday) at Lola’s Saloon-Stockyards (105 W Exchange Av, 817-386-5008), when Sorta’s Trey Johnson and Fort Worth’s answer to the ’80s-era...


Gay Raid

Anthony Mariani
A couple of week’s ago, some members of Fort Worth’s GLBT community began “raiding” straight bars, no doubt in response to the now-infamous Rainbow Lounge raid. But instead of busting some heads, the gay raiders have ju...



Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn Ya

Jeff Prince
Those controversial red-light cameras just keep on coming. The city of Fort Worth tell us that nine more red-light cameras will be added to the 25 cameras already scattered around Fort Worth. In the past, cities that wanted to ...


In the City

Jimmy Fowler
This Friday night, UTA is hosting a chat by urban economic theorist Richard Florida. If listening to ideas about regional economies and urban redevelopment sounds like a snoozer of a way to spend a weekend night, well, you don...