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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...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I’m not saying Fred’s Texas Café (915 Currie St., 817-332-0083) is small, just that the West 7th beer-and-burger institution might not be big enough to contain all of the gigantic gospel-psych-funk fury that living leg...


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“Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” at The Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Right now we’re in that frustrating transitional phase from summer to fall that Texans know all too well: It’s still hot and humid, but Labor Day is over and the official start of autumn is less than three weeks away. It’...



Yep. Perdition's been there too.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I don’t know how they do it, but the four Fort Worth dudes in the heavy pop-punk band Perdition have probably put as many miles on the road as any major-label band. And air-miles too. Perdition has toured Europe twice. ...


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Lone Star Film Society Screens “The Lodger”

JIMMY FOWLER
The Lone Star Film Society is presenting an orgy of great Hitchcock flicks this weekend, and my pick of the litter would be Hitch’s gloriously creepy 1927 silent thriller The Lodger. It screens 1:30pm Sun Aug 31 at The Modern...