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#FWMF: Lucinda Williams

JIMMY FOWLER
One of the best ways to gauge the stylistic breadth of Lake Charles, LA native and singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is to chart her genre-hopping Grammy wins. Out of 15 nominations, Williams has scored in three different cate...


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#FWMF: Jimmy Eat World

JIMMY FOWLER
After more than two decades as a successful national band, the Arizona-based modern rock quartet Jimmy Eat World can say they beat the critics in one way: They outlived the dreaded label “emo.” Somehow, lead singer-songwrit...



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Weather Channel Bending To Joel Burns Storm

Jeff Prince
The Weather Channel has bowed to the viral weight of Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns after it crossed Twitter swords with him this week. The station is making changes based on the councilman’s complaints about the s...


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Music Awards Are Here

ANTHONY MARIANI
Beauty contest. Popularity contest. Homecoming king and queen. Whatever you want to call them, our annual Music Awards (and others like ours) are merely a celebration of local talent. The voting aspect exists purely for enterta...



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#FWMF: Uncle Lucius

EDWARD BROWN
If you’re intent on experiencing the rock outfit Uncle Lucius at a live show (and you should be), then your best bet is to search outside their home base of Austin. “We’re on the road every Wednesday through Sunday,” sa...


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Bless Yourself

Jeff Prince
My work email is always full of surprises, including a wide variety of press releases, sales pitches, and story ideas. One of this morning’s treasures comes from Kim Colwell of the Shambhalla Institute in Los Angeles (the...



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The Top 5 (Non-Local-ish Shows)

ANTHONY MARIANI
Before we get to the touring acts, a word about the Fort. 1.) The Near Southside is the place to be tonight (Friday). At 7 p.m. at Magnolia Green Park (1100 Lipscomb St.), Dallas/Fort Worth indie-rockers The Orbans will headlin...


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Mother’s Day of the Dead

JIMMY FOWLER
If your mother is anything like my late mom was, the idea of a Mother’s Day Ghost Tour of notorious (alleged) Fort Worth hauntings would not only sound plausible, but actually preferable to more traditional, fancy-brunch-in-a...



LAVON "EMA" ROSENAUER AT HER WORK DESK IN HER FORT WORTH HOME (all photos by Jeff Prince)

More On Ema Rosenauer and Vintage Fort Worth Rock n’ Roll

Jeff Prince
This week’s feature story on LaVon “Ema” Rosenauer (“Godmother to Rock n’ Roll,” May 7, 2014) was a joy to research and write, but there wasn’t enough room for everything in the print e...


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On The Trail Of A Smell At Eagle Mountain Lake

Jeff Prince
You’ve heard of Ace Ventura, Pet Detective. Meet Jeff Prince, Poop Detective. Someone came to the Fort Worth Weekly office while it was closed and stuck an anonymous, handwritten letter on our front door with duct tape. T...