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Buddhist Relics Tour at Unity Church

JIMMY FOWLER
Ironically, if folks could ever use the Loving Kindness Tour of Buddhist relics opening 6-8pm tonight (Fri Nov 29) at the Unity Church of Fort Worth (5051 Trail Lake Dr, FW), it’s in our current season of “peace and goodwil...


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Hip Pocket Theatre-Related Kickstarter Campaign Ends Dec. 6

Jeff Prince
Old Tarzan at Hip Pocket Theatre was the first play I ever saw — and it blew me away. The story concept was cool: Tarzan has gotten old, the jungle is developed all around him, and he’s coping with a changing world....



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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants

Jeff Prince
With Thanksgiving approaching, I’ll begin Off Asides this week by expressing gratitude and sincere homage to something very dear to my heart — the high-def, big-screen TV. Your colorful palette and non-glare visage ...


A HUGE CROWD IN FORT WORTH RALLIES BEHIND JFK ON THE MORNING OF NOV. 22, 1963 (Public domain photo courtesy Wikipedia).

Remembering The 50th Anniversary Of JFK’s Life

Jeff Prince
Today people mourn the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas. I mourn even though I was just a 4-year-old kid living on Stanley Keller Road in Fort Worth on the day it happened, too young...



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Is the New Fort Worth Bishop a Secret Godless Liberal?

JIMMY FOWLER
Conservative Catholics worldwide have been throwing hissy fits over Pope Francis. After a few months in office, the unpredictable Argentinian Jesuit has declared that atheists can be good people, too; Muslim women deserve cerem...


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Cooking With Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Experienced and aspiring foodies, take note: If you’re looking for a Fort Worth-centric holiday gift that keeps on giving deliciousness, you need to check out Dana’s Soup Book. This cookbook features original, traditional, ...



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Fourth Annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride

JIMMY FOWLER
Charity events are rarely as interactive as the fourth annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride, which begins 3pm tomorrow (Sat Nov 16) at Trinity Bicycles, 343 Throckmorton St, FW. The national event, designed to stock the shelves of ...


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Another Earthquake in Tarrant County? Yawn!

JIMMY FOWLER
Thanks to years of reading about the grim consequences of human-made climate change, I’ve reconciled myself to bigger and scarier droughts, tornadoes, and thunderstorms here in North Texas. But not earthquakes. Nobody said gr...



SAM HURD WHILE PLAYING WITH THE COWBOYS (photo per Wikipedia)

Former Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd Faces Life Behind Bars

Jeff Prince
The MMQB‘s Michael McKnight wrote a fascinating but sad story about former Dallas Cowboys receiver Sam Hurd, a walking chimney who smoked more eye-crossing hydro in a day than Willie Nelson smokes in, uh, a day and a half...


Idris Elba in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."

LSFF Report (Day 4)

Kristian Lin
The festival’s last day began with Blood Brother, Steve Hoover’s documentary about his lifelong best friend Robin “Rocky” Braat, who sold all his possessions and moved to India in pursuit of “authenticity.” When he ...