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TCU Player Featured in New York Times

Anthony Mariani
Here’s a relatively small, glowing NYT profile about TCU defensive end Jerry Hughes. The 6-foot-3-inch 257-lbs. senior is projected to be a first-round draft pick next year. Go, Frogs.

Weekender for Fri., Oct. 23

Anthony Mariani
On Saturday, you’ve got the Whiskey Folk Ramblers, Quaker City Nighthawks (from Sioux Falls), and Room Sound at The Moon (2911 W Berry St, by TCU, 817-926-9600), and Los Noviembres at the Scat (111 W 4th St, Sundance Square, ...

Riverboat Gambler Muso in Need

Anthony Mariani
The Riverboat Gamblers’ Ian McDougall is in the hospital, recovering from injuries suffered when hit by a car while on his bike. He has a broken hip, broken wrist, hemorrhaging under the skull, and assorted lacerations, torn ...

‘Survivor’ Extra-Realistic This Season

Jeff Prince
Why does it seem so fitting that the most conniving, manipulative, lying, greedy snake in the grass ever featured on Survivor is an oil company owner in Texas? So far Russell Hantz has lied about being stuck on a roof for two d...

Dubya’s New Career Launches in FW

Kristian Lin
The next surreal chapter in the life of George W. Bush plays out here in Fort Worth on Monday. He’s starting his career as a motivational speaker! The all-day event at Fort Worth Convention Center also features Colin Powe...

Parsons’, Chapman’s Exhibits Worth a Look

Anthony Mariani
Gallery 414 and William Campbell Contemporary Art are only a couple of miles apart. It’s a straight shot down Camp Bowie from Byers, where Bill Campbell’s is, to Templeton, 414’s street. Meaning: There’s no reason why y...

Stockyards “Lame In”

Jimmy Fowler
Aw, man! Last week when I endorsed Queer Liberaction’s Saturday ”Queer Kiss In” at the Stockyards, I sure didn’t have the lame result in mind: Earnest LGBT activists impeded from joyous lip-locking by a clueless band of...

Weekender Fri., Oct. 16, 2009

Anthony Mariani
The Great Tyrant has a couple of shows coming up, starting tonight (Friday) at Lola’s Saloon Sixth (2736 W. 6th St., in the West 7th Street corridor, 817-877-0666) with Dallas’ The Paper Chase and Denton’s Personal Victor...

Rick Selcer, Randy Souders At Book Party Tonight

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s enthusiastic and entertaining historian Rick Selcer is the star of the show tonight for the debut of  “Fort Worth Characters,” his new book about the city’s funkiest but most overlooked characters thro...

Stuff to Do Tonight (Thursday)

Anthony Mariani
Thursday Night Live, our concert series on Central Market’s spacious patio, will come (hopefully) to a sog-free close tonight –– the past few TNLs were rain-outs. On tap are The Burning Hotels, with an opener, rootsy ...