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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 ...



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...



UNVEILING BIG TEX'S NEW SHIRT BY DICKIES (photo courtesy State Fair)

Is Big Tex’s New Shirt Good, Bad Or Ugly?

Jeff Prince
Western shirts can look really good or really bad depending on the style. And on whom is donning them. Big Tex just got a new one. The shirt doesn’t do much for me. But hardly anything looks good or fits correctly on that...


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Texas Association of Magicians at Casa Manana

JIMMY FOWLER
You have to wonder if old-school stage magicians ever resent the internationally hyped creators of spectacle like David Copperfield and his spawn, which include Criss Angel, David Blaine, and the British performer Dynamo. Audie...



Fort Worth artist Neal Langham helps brew the first batch of Visionary Brew at Rahr.

Rahr’s Visionary Brew Hitting the Streets

ANTHONY MARIANI
Rahr’s annual Visionary Brew is on the way. Brewed in celebration of our annual Visionary Awards, three $500 cash prizes awarded to three outstanding up-and-coming artists of various disciplines as chosen by a large committee...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I couldn’t see what he couldn’t see in this style of music that was so important to me. Well, that was so important to me as a kid. “The melodies are catchy, the rhythms are driving –– I don’t understand what’...



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Water Board Wants You

Jeff Prince
The state’s got money burning a hole in its pocket, and officials are soliciting advice on how to dole it out. The Texas Water Development Board is hosting an evening work session tonight in Fort Worth to discuss the stat...


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“Capturing Family History” with Michael H. Price

JIMMY FOWLER
Michael H. Price is a longtime Fort Worth journalist, author, movie historian, comic book writer, and musician. (He probably knows a lot about 19th century Latvian folk dance, too, but there’s only so much room on this multi-...