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Visual Artist Open Call at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
The venerable Fort Worth theater company Stage West is now accepting digital portfolio submissions from visual artists who’d like to display their works inside the lobby and dining area of the theater during its upcoming 36th...


MANSFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT COMPOSITE SKETCH OF SUSPECTED FLASHER.

Where’s Johnson Street?

Jeff Prince
First off, let me go on record saying I am against creeps driving into neighborhoods and flashing innocent victims who are walking down the street minding their own business. And this suspect in Arlington and Mansfield deserves...



The li'l Stooge band will kick out the jams Saturday at the Shine in Arlington.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
Editor’s note: The following are in addition to Exit 380’s vinyl release at House of Blues Friday and Stumptone’s last full-band show of the summer tonight (Thursday) at Lola’s Saloon. 1.) The last time Stoogeaphilia pe...


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Frisco New Front in Cupcake Crisis

JIMMY FOWLER
Like many adults, I mostly skimmed this week’s report about Frisco ISD officially “discouraging” cupcakes and other junky sweets at classroom parties during the new school year. “Another nail in the coffin of childhood...



ARTIST: SEYMOUR FOGEL

Texas Art Collector Show Comes To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
If your home is just one nice painting away from being featured on the cover of Better Homes and Gardens, now’s your chance. My home will never be on the cover of any magazine (unless they have one called Passable Homes ...


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Cliburn Amateur Piano Video Contest Is On

Kristian Lin
It’s time once again for the Van Cliburn Amateur Piano Video Contest. The videos went up a few days ago, so now until August 15, you can watch amateur pianists over the age of 35 perform piano music online and vote for yo...



Memorials are planned for Justin Elliot (left) and Leonard Belota.

Memorials for Leonard Belota, Justin Elliot

ANTHONY MARIANI
The North Texas scene recently lost two talented musicians. On Sunday, July 27, Leonard Belota, a jazz trumpeter who toured with the Stax Records band, according to local jazz luminary Johnny Case, died at home under hospice ca...


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SceneShop’s “J.O.B.” at A5A

JIMMY FOWLER
A national polling organization just did one of those survey thingamajigs asking Americans if they were satisfied with their current jobs. Sadly, just like in polls past, very high numbers of people –– more than half ––...



NEED A SIZE D BATTERY SO YOU CAN LISTEN TO SERIALS ON YOUR TRANSISTOR RADIO?

RadioShack Might Downgrade To Real Shack

Jeff Prince
If I were down to my last $62 million in cash, I’d be upset but could somehow squeak by. RadioShack, on the other hand, might soon be looking for a tin cup and a shady street corner. A recent CNNMoney article shared the s...


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35 Closed, or How Hard Up Are You to See Def Leggend at Hat Tricks?

ANTHONY MARIANI
Between 9 p.m. tonight (Friday) and 6 a.m. Monday, all lanes –– northbound and southbound –– of I-35W between North Fort Worth and Denton will be closed for crews to demolish a bridge as part of a future expansion proje...