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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) So Denton singer-songwriter Jessie Frye is attractive, and she’s not afraid to flaunt her sex appeal. More power to her. That shouldn’t attenuate –– or amplify –– the fact that she’s a talented pianist, singer...


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Big Oil Slapped Fort Worth Silly But Denton Says Put ‘Em Up

Jeff Prince
Remember when natural gas drillers flooded into Fort Worth and relied on oil-rich Mayor Mike Moncrief to push through an industry-pleasing ordinance that put most of the power in the hands of drillers at the expense of resident...



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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I, for one, don’t mind living in the past. Holding up five fingers and a thumb saves my friends who aren’t Steelers fans the embarrassment of having to admit they’re devoted to lesser NFL franchises. (Note: That’s a...


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“Some Assembly Required” at the Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Artists are always looking to new media, especially new technology, to find inspiration for their works. It’s almost inevitable, though, that the new-fangled medium winds up being informed by very old school methods and conce...



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Anybody See Tim Love’s Restaurant Startup Premiere?

Jeff Prince
The network television premiere of Restaurant Startup was at 9 last night, and I missed it. I had planned to Tivo it. I forgot. That sucks. So I figured I’d read today’s online reviews and see whether the show impre...


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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
(This, my Thursday installment of “interesting,” for lack of a better word, concerts, has gone by several different names since its inception last month, most recently “The Top 5 Shows,” but I don’t think I’ve found...



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Dia de los Toadies Lineup Announced

ANTHONY MARIANI
This morning, The Toadies announced the complete lineup for their 7th Annual Dia de los Toadies, this one happening for the second year in a row in the band’s hometown of Fort Worth, specifically at Panther Island Pavilion on...


TANDY HILLS WILDFLOWERS (photo by Don Young)

Arlington Parks Director Lemuel Randolph Gets Early Thumbs Up

Jeff Prince
The new parks director in Arlington has already earned a fan, and none other than Fort Worth nature lover, environmental activist, and hellraiser-when-need-be  Don Young. Young read Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Shirley Jin...



TRINITY RIVER VISION SPOKESMAN MATT OLIVER (BACK LEFT) AND J.D. GRANGER (BACK RIGHT) AND GRANGER'S CHILDREN CHEER ON RUNNERS AT THE COWTOWN MARATHON EARLIER THIS YEAR.

Trinity River Vision’s J.D. Granger, Kids Hold Tacky Signs

Jeff Prince
A photo of Trinity River Vision executive director J.D. Granger standing beside children holding signs that say “I go nuts for runner’s [sic} butts" and "Will cheer for beer" is getting attention after local blogger...


SCOTT COPELAND (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Scott Copeland, RIDER CD Releases At Magnolia Motor Lounge

Jeff Prince
Two CD release parties this weekend will raise money for good causes. Scott Copeland is releasing 13 Songs I Wrote at 9 p.m. tonight (June 27)  at Magnolia Motor Lounge, 3005 Morton St.  Terry Rasor opens. Proceeds from CD ...