Around Fort Worth

Call for Actors, Extras

Anthony Mariani
Extras and actors are needed for a short film being shot at the Chat Room Pub (1263 W. Magnolia Ave.) on Sun., July 26, from 10 a.m. ’til 5 p.m. (The bar will open at 3 p.m.) The film, inspired by Andy Warhol’s 1963 film Ki...


Strange Tribute

Jimmy Fowler
Regular viewers of NBC Channel 5 by now know that veteran TV reporter Brett Johnson died unexpectedly and far too young from pancreatitis over the weekend. I’d seen many of his reports over the years, and he always came acros...



Bachelorette Douchebag Comes to Town

Anthony Mariani
Look, I don’t like throwing stones –– enough have been thrown at me to know that most of them almost always come from only partially informed people, never from folks who actually know the whole story. And while I’ve se...


Life in the Theater

Jimmy Fowler
Check out tomorrow’s “Stage” page for a nifty chat with Justin Flowers and Dana Schultes, two of the city’s most versatile and most active performers. They’re committed life partners off stage and are raising their 10...



Weekender, Thur., July 9

Anthony Mariani
Around happy hour tonight (Thursday) on the patio at Central Market (4651 W. Fwy., 817-335-1373) you will be able to marvel at Chatterton, the superb Fort Worth alt-country quartet fronted by veteran songwriter and beard enthus...


Seniors Today

Jimmy Fowler
Recently, there’s been a fair amount of handwringing over how 21st century digital distractions like the internet, blackberries, and cell phone cameras have obliterated good manners during live performances. Of course, two au...



Free Tix: James McMurtry

Anthony Mariani
Alt-country singer-songwriter and one of four ’09 inductees into our Fort Worth Music Hall of Fame, James McMurtry will be performing a free show at Longhorn Saloon in the Stockyards (121 W. Exchange Ave.) on Sun., July 12. D...


The Return of the King

Anthony Mariani
One-man-R&B-band Nathan Brown/Browningham is playing tonight at The Grotto, probably about 1 in the morning, after everyone has drunk a dangerous amount of alcohol and the gritty party band Shuttle has come and gone. That a...



Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up July 4 Edition

eric.griffey
Keep those restaurant related emails rolling in: eric.griffey@fwweekly.com Hoffbrau Steaks (1712 S. University Dr. FW 76107 phone: 817-870-1952) is offering dinner for two for $19.99, but only if you tell your server that you k...


Police Chief Backpedals Over The Rainbow

Jeff Prince
Wow, how’s this for an about-face? Fort Worth’s top cop, the one who came across as cavalier and condescending while first discussing last weekend’s raid at the Rainbow Lounge, is now doing the ol’ soft ...