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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...


AT LEAST TONY ROMO HAS GOLF TO FALL BACK ON IF THE REST OF THIS SEASON GOES LIKE GAME ONE (photo courtesy of Wikimedia)

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs San Fran

Jeff Prince
Ah, the first Sunday of the new National Football League season promises to be a glorious day; I settle onto the couch for pregame shows at 11 a.m. with plans to watch the noon, afternoon, and evening games back to back to back...



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Ron Washington’s Mixed Legacy

Eric Griffey
Why couldn’t Ron Washington have just taken an extended leave of absence? Why did he have to quit? Today Washington unexpectedly resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers. He cited “personal reasons” for leaving th...


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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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Thousands to Protest Cowboys, Michael Sam

Jeff Prince
Thousands of Christians are showing up in Arlington to protest Jack Burkman and American Decency for their moralistic, closed-minded stance on the Dallas Cowboys signing openly gay football player Michael Sam to its practice sq...


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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’...


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Arts Goggle is Seeking Artists

Eric Griffey
Since 2003, Arts Goggle has been one of the city’s premier showcases for local artists and musicians. Twice a year, Mad-Nolia Avenue and surrounding sreets  are closed off and filled with artists and buskers; dozens of ...