Around Fort Worth

Joe Kuban’s Mass Draws Hundreds

Jeff Prince
The mass held for Joe Kuban at Nolan Catholic High School this morning drew several hundred friends and formers students to say their last goodbyes. Plenty of tears were shed for this gentle and impassioned man, even though Kub...


Eagle-Eye Look at Oil & Gas

Jeff Prince
Ever wonder what the North Texas countryside looks like to an eagle or a hawk on the wing? Go to Bluedaze and watch the video and you’ll see it looks like an oil and gas industrial site.



Tru-Vue Photo Exhibit Tonight

Jeff Prince
Don’t know about you folks, but I know where I’ll be at 6 pm tonight – attending the opening reception for Tru-Vue, a bad-ass photo exhibit at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. I say “bad-ass” with confidence even...


Kuban’s Vigil, Mass Scheduled

Jeff Prince
A vigil for Joe Kuban is at 6 p.m. Sunday at Nolan Catholic High School, 4501 Bridge St., near the intersection of I-30 and Oakland Ave. in East Fort Worth. “It will be a closed-casket event as Joe’s wishes are to be cr...



“Mr. Nolan” Joe Kuban dead at 59

Jeff Prince
One of Nolan High School’s most beloved teachers, Joe Kuban, died this morning in Arlington. He was 59. Kuban had been battling amylotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, since 2007. His phys...


Post-Colonialism

Anthony Mariani
Flipping through channels at home on Saturday afternoon, I came across an aerial shot of a neo-classical clubhouse and part of a golf course over which the sound of two men whisper-talking proved to be exceptionally soothing an...



TDT Gets Wood, and Other Stuff

Anthony Mariani
Our dance critic, Leonard Eureka, wasn’t exactly enthusiastic about the recent debut of Texas Dance Theatre. He wasn’t cruel, just kind of blah. But Leonard might be singing a different tune come September, when the theatre...


Calling All Cowpokes

Jeff Prince
Seems like only yesterday that the soft, tender thud of longhorn poop hitting a red brick road began echoing through the Stockyards. But, believe it or not, a decade has passed since the Fort Worth Herd was established and bega...



O’Hagan Memorial Set For Tuesday

Jeff Prince
A memorial service for Robin O’Hagan will be held at noon Tuesday (June 2) at The Bull Ring, the historic beer and ice cream parlor next to the White Elephant Saloon in the Stockyards where O’Hagan’s husband, ...


Popular Stockyards Woman Killed

Jeff Prince
Bill Mackey and his wife Robin O’Hagan are a popular duo down in the Stockyards, and today there is a feeling of loss in that historic district as the couple’s many friends help Mackey mourn the tragic Memorial Day death of...