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A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM (photo courtesy Wikipedia)

Early Fracktivists To Gather For Group Photo

Jeff Prince
“A Great Day in Harlem” is the photo at left that portrays 57 notable jazz musicians gathered in New York City in 1958. The picture is inspiring Fort Worth activist Don Young to attempt his own photo shoot. The foun...


(Photo courtesy Wikimedia)

Adopt A Storm Drain, Protect A River

Jeff Prince
Tired of seeing trash floating in the Trinity River? You can help diminish some of that litter by signing up for the Adopt-A-Drain program. Here’s more info provided by the Tarrant Regional Water District, which initiated...



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George W. Bush To Give Graduation Speech At SMU; Bushisms Await

Jeff Prince
Southern Methodist University has asked the 43rd president of the United States to give the commencement address this year. Were they unaware that our 43rd president was George W. Bush? They could have looked that up on Wikiped...


Former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead announces his retirement last year at Fort Worth City Hall (photo by Jeff Prince).

Former Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead Now Shilling For Taser

Jeff Prince
Associated Press reporter Ryan J. Foley connected some interesting dots through the use of public records, and shows how Taser, the company that makes stun guns and body cameras, works with police chiefs to help get cities to a...



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Mike Leigh and His Stars

Kristian Lin
Who is Mike Leigh? You might answer, “A British filmmaker who has been making films since the 1980s, a few of them period pieces, but most of them slice-of-life realistic dramas set in London’s working class.” You’d be ...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
All five shows are on Saturday. Four of them are in the Fort. Sucks to be a local music lover.       1.) Three generations of groundbreaking Fort Worth-bred (if not “-born”) bands will invade Three Links (270...



JENNY PEDROZA AND CHRISTA BEEBE MAKE SOAP AT PEDROZA'S ARLINGTON HOME LAST YEAR (photo by Jeff Prince)

Jury Favors Local Woman In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Lawsuit

Jeff Prince
A local woman who felt cheated out of hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of dollars in a Fifty Shades of Grey publishing deal is now tingling like Anastasia Steele after a dalliance with Christian Grey. A Tar...


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Considering Chuck Jones

Kristian Lin
I wore my Bugs Bunny tie to the press preview of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Chuck Jones exhibit, and I came back with a desire to recap the career of this American comedy master. Many of Jones’ films are...



The Orcanaut is legit.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) Holy shit, this looks like fun. Great life-affirming music, booze, chicks (and dudes, I guess). What a party. The orchestrators of the noise are The Orcanaut, a young Denton outfit....


WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMING AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING IN FORT WORTH IN OCTOBER (photo by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey THISCLOSE To Finishing Second LP?

Jeff Prince
The mysterious, legendary holy grail known as Willis Alan Ramsey’s second album is close to being finished, at least that’s what Ramsey and his soul mate, Alison, are saying. I hesitate to put that in a headline because Ram...