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SONNY CARL DAVIS (Photo via Sonny Carl's Facebook page and Sun Radio)

Sonny Carl Davis on Windsor, Alamo, Evil Bong, Willie Nelson

Jeff Prince
Sometime back in the early 1990s I stumbled across Last Night at the Alamo (1983), an obscure black-and-white film directed by the tortured Texas maverick Eagle Pennell. For years I’d pull the VHS tape out at perfect times an...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) To help raise money for Duane Smith, the Southern Train Gypsy bassist who recently had to relocate to Houston to receive cancer treatment, his band and three other Fort Worth acts –– melodicore stylists Oh Sleeper, self...



THIS WEEK'S COVER SHOT BEFORE IT WAS CROPPED AND ADORNED WITH OUR MASTHEAD AND HEADLINES (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Quinn Shephard On Windsor, Texas, Twang, Jersey Shore

Jeff Prince
Texans don’t know what to think of New Yorkers half the time. That TV commercial wasn’t far off the mark, the one where a Texan discovers his hot sauce is made in New York City and says, “New York City!?!?!? Get a rope....


NICK KRAUSE ON THE SET OF WINDSOR (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Nick Krause On Hollywood, Austin, George Clooney, Madelyn Deutch

Jeff Prince
People warned me that watching a movie being shot is like watching sap run down a tree. However, what they described as slow, methodical, and boring turned out be interesting and even enthralling to me. Movies kick ass. This we...



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North Texas Giving Day is Sept 18

JIMMY FOWLER
As you’ve probably heard from various media outlets, tomorrow (Thu Sept 18) is 2014 North Texas Giving Day, the sixth annual donations event that encourages folks to give money to their favorite non-profits. From 6am-midnight...


Julio Cedillo and Eva Longoria star in "Frontera."

“Frontera” Opens in Dallas This Weekend

Kristian Lin
Earlier this summer, Edward Brown and I co-wrote a feature story about Fort Worth-based actor Julio Cedillo that was pegged to Frontera, in which he plays an unsavory coyote who smuggles a Mexican woman (Eva Longoria) over the ...



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Happy Birthday, A5A!

JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth has an eclectic performing and visual arts scene, but few places in Cowtown can boast the crazy diversity of programming that the neighborhood venue Arts Fifth Avenue has showcased over its thirteen-year history. Cel...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
In addition to the Top 5, don’t forget Dia de los Toadies this weekend at Panther Island Pavilion or Friday on the Green with Telegraph Canyon, Patriot, and Salim Nourallah at Magnolia Green Park on the Near Southside. Keep c...



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Hit On Cartel Lawyer Gets Closer Look

Jeff Prince
The professional hit on a Southlake lawyer last year gets a close look by reporter Kevin Krause in The Dallas Morning News. Federal records showed the suspected assassins spent two years stalking Juan Jesus Guerrero Chapa, a Me...


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Star Party at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

JIMMY FOWLER
Maybe you’ve noticed, but damn, the news has been depressing lately. Much of it is due to the perennially obnoxious habit of human separating themselves into tribes and then attacking each other, either literally or rhetorica...