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Police Report on Rainbow Lounge

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth police have just released some reports relating to the raid at the Rainbow Lounge raid on the night of June 27-28. Their version differs markedly from the accounts of numerous bar patrons interviewed by Fort Worth We...


Telegraph Canyon Preps New Album

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth folk-rockers Telegraph Canyon are in the process of positioning themselves for the Big Time, as well they should –– they’re excellent. The band recently hired multi-instrumentalist Brian McCorquodale from dearl...



Local Film Industry Mixer Tonight

Anthony Mariani
Adam Dietrich, artistic director of the multi-media performance art group The Butterfly Connection, is hosting a film-industry mixer tonight at 6 p.m. at 7001 E. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 109, on the East Side. People either current...


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...