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Toilt Paper on Fire

Breaking news on the Star-Telegram website: “Burleson Elementary school evacuated after toilt paper set ablaze” It was just one roll of the toilt paper burning at Taylor Elementary School. But it was the first time ...

(Nearly) Free Beer!

Anthony Mariani
Tomorrow night (Wednesday) from 5 to 7 p.m., Rahr & Sons Brewery will open its doors to the unwashed for a tour and sampling. On tap will be some of the Fort Worth brewery’s award-winning beers, including a porter and one...

Soul of City Hall

Jimmy Fowler
The often dreary workaday business at City Hall just got a shot of “Yummy!”: The “Star-T” reports today that Drew’s Place, the popular 22 year old Lake Como soul food establishment run by Drew Thomas, has secured a co...

Historic Fort Worth Exhibit Wrapping Up

Anthony Mariani
Preservation is the Art of the City is an art show and sale whose proceeds benefit preservation programs at Historic Fort Worth, a nonprofit agency devoted to preserving local historic sites such as Thistle Hill and the McFarla...

Weekender, Fri., Sept. 18

Anthony Mariani
Got an un-mastered copy of Stella Rose’s new album (eight tracks, as-yet untitled). It’s badass: heavy, melodic, and a little trippy. (Think: My Bloody Valentine, Bush, Queens of the Stone Age.) I’m sure HearSay will tell...

Another Rainy Weekend

Jimmy Fowler
There are only three more performances in Amphibian Productions’ run of Richard Greenberg’s quietly affecting ”Three Days Of Rain.” Catch it if you can. The play features at least three characters with a grating tendenc...

TNL Canceled, Burning Hotels/Stella Rose Show a Go

Anthony Mariani
It’s Thursday. You know what that means: rain. And you know what that means: Thursday Night Live is canceled. Again. Tonight’s performance by Josh Weathers and the True+Endeavors has been rescheduled for Thur., Oct. 1. Same...

KERA’s New Music Station On the Way

Anthony Mariani
At 7 a.m. on Mon., Nov. 9, KERA’s music radio station, KKXT/91.7-FM, will go on air. “The KXT morning, afternoon, and evening shows will provide nine to 11 hours of weekday local programming,” the station said. “On Frid...

Spin That Record Babe

Jimmy Fowler
Make sure and check out this week’s ”Music” profile of Israeli-born DJ Avi Marco. He’s currently a student at TCU and the resident weekend DJ at Aura Lounge in Dallas. One of his favorite international electronica outfi...

Kids Under 12 Drink Free!

Anthony Mariani
Yep. You missed it.