Around Fort Worth

First Friday on the Green Cancelled

Anthony Mariani
Tonight’s show is a no-go. The next First Friday will be October 2 and feature The Burning Hotels and The Campaign. Luke Wade, who was on tonight’s bill, will be performing at Chadra Mezza & Grill (1622 Park Place Av, o...


Weekender, Thu., Sept. 3

Anthony Mariani
Tonight’s Central Market show with The Burning Hotels and Chatterton has been canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for early October and may include a special third guest. See you then. As of now, tomorrow’s Fi...



Robin O’Hagan, Larry Love Jr. Update

Jeff Prince
A loyal Blotch reader wondered what was happening with the Robin O’Hagan fatality investigation. Recall that O’Hagan, a beloved Stockyards character, died in a car crash on Memorial Day after a Hummer driven by Larry Love J...


Like, Chill Dudes

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth is among the 40 most stressful major cities in America, according to a new survey that considered sinking property values, unemployment, inflation, and poor environments. But don’t have a panic attack for chrissake...



Lobdill Lobs Bomb At Drillers, Officials

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s embracing of the oil and gas industry continued with last night’s unanimous city council decision to allow drilling next to Trinity Park. Most people who live nearby and own mineral rights want the wells and th...


After Hours at the Kimbell

Anthony Mariani
Not enough local jazzbos are doing torch music and/or bossa nova-influenced stuff*. Period. So thanks then for Los Noviembres, the Fort Worth duet of guitarist Paul Boll and vocalist Angie Cassada that does justice to the class...



Nanny Says ‘No’

Jimmy Fowler
What’s that loud background hum? No, it’s not a cricket invasion, it’s the sound of libertarians gnashing their teeth at a host of finger-wagging new state laws that go into effect Tuesday. Some of them seem like no-brain...


Weekender: Fri., Aug. 28, 2009

Anthony Mariani
U2-ish Fort Worth rockers Titanmoon will be traveling to Pakistan in October to help raise awareness of and financial support for private schooling there –– the public school system, Titanmoon says, is “practically non-ex...



TABC Fires Agents

dan.mcgraw
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission announced today that it is terminating the two agents who participated in the Rainbow Lounge raid, as well as the supervisor above them. We don’t have the official press release yet...


Stage West Announces Winners

Jimmy Fowler
Winners of Stage West’s third annual Texas Playwriting Competition were announced today, and the judges couldn’t pick between two scripts – “Binge” by Waco’s Thomas Ward and “Certificate of Death” by Arlington...