Around Fort Worth

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...



Weekender for Fri., Oct. 9, 2009

Anthony Mariani
You’re probably tired of hearing about The Burning Hotels. I don’t care. They’re playing this Saturday at Barley House (5612 Yale St, Dallas, 214-824-0306) as part of a semi-unusual bill. Making up the non-unusual part ar...


Colonial Country Club Cacophony Continues

Jeff Prince
Colonial Country Club members were outraged — outraged! — about Fort Worth Weekly revealing the private club’s inner workings, money woes, and disgruntled members (“Making The Cut At Colonial,” Sept. 2...



“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...