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THE SELFIE SEEN 'ROUND THE WORLD. (Maria Nunez)

UT Student’s Selfie With Justin Bieber At SXSW Isn’t What It Seems

Jeff Prince
Hating Justin Bieber is the new black. When I woke up this morning, all the morning news shows were showcasing a video of Bieber displaying a snotty attitude during a recent deposition. One of the show’s hosts even said h...


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Have a Calhoun Weekend

ANTHONY MARIANI
It’s like he never left. When Calhoun co-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist and all around bon vivant Jordan Roberts decamped for San Francisco in September to follow his heart, you had to wonder how much longer his band, t...



BIG JOE WALKER MIXED COUNTRY, BLUES, ROCK, AND PERSONALITY TO WIN LAST NIGHT'S ROUND OF THE COMPETITION. (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Big Joe Walker Stands Tallest At White Elephant Showdown

Jeff Prince
A White Elephant Saloon regular patron watched Big Joe Walker climb onto the stage to kick off the latest round of the 9th Annual Texas Music Showdown. Then he made an astute observation. “Not many people can make a jumbo...


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Play Piano. Film It. Be Part of the Cliburn.

Kristian Lin
Today the Cliburn Foundation announced this summer’s Amateur Piano Video Contest. If you’re 35 or older this July 31 and don’t derive your income from playing, teaching, or composing piano music, you can film ...



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Former Fort Worth Rapper on Dr. Phil

ANTHONY MARIANI
The Fort Worth nerdcore rap artist formerly known as MC Router was on Dr. Phil today with her mother, who’s worried that her daughter, a recent Islam convert, will become a terrorist. In 2007, we profiled Router (“And Now, ...


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Made In America Expo Offers Studio Time To Contest Winner

Jeff Prince
The game of baseball is as American as apple pie. Actual baseballs, however, are made overseas. Same with Barbie dolls, Levi jeans, Converse shoes, and many other seemingly all-American products. Remember those old Radio Flyer ...



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DIY Day(s) this Weekend

ANTHONY MARIANI
The Syndicate is doing it right. Founded and operated by Erik Castel, the new Fort Worth booking agency-slash-promotions company is throwing a major bash right now (yes, this very minute) and tomorrow at 1116 Hawthorne Street o...


FRANKENTELLY, THE SEA FOAM GREEN GUITAR MADE FROM SPARE PARTS. (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Koe Wetzel & Konvicts Steal White Elephant Saloon Contest

Jeff Prince
You’d think somebody named Mary Jane Farmer would be a pot grower. But she’s not (as far as I know). Farmer is a pleasant, middle-aged woman who traverses the Metroplex nearly every night checking out Texas Music en...



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Denise Lee Does Cabaret at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Music fans in the 21st century have all but forgotten the art of cabaret singing. But that performance style –– in which a vocalist with minimal accompaniment interpets a collection of personally significant songs for a sma...


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Editor Responds To Steven Fromholz Fans Upset About Static

Gayle Reaves
As the editor of the Weekly, I’d like to thank everyone for expressing their thoughts on our recent Static post regarding Steven Fromholz’ recent death.  (Static is a joint effort of the editorial staff, but I am ultimatel...