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The Orcanaut is legit.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) Holy shit, this looks like fun. Great life-affirming music, booze, chicks (and dudes, I guess). What a party. The orchestrators of the noise are The Orcanaut, a young Denton outfit....


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Short Cycle Assessment Tests Policy Changed Before Vote

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth school board trustee Ann Sutherland finally got the board to address whether or not the district should continue to use short cycle assessment testing, a series of exams given every three weeks, designed to prepare s...



WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMING AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING IN FORT WORTH IN OCTOBER (photo by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey THISCLOSE To Finishing Second LP?

Jeff Prince
The mysterious, legendary holy grail known as Willis Alan Ramsey’s second album is close to being finished, at least that’s what Ramsey and his soul mate, Alison, are saying. I hesitate to put that in a headline because Ram...


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Grammys: the STFU Version

MATT MABE
People really like to get worked up over award shows. Whether it’s the Oscars, the Grammys, or even the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, people just enjoy losing their minds over these sorts of things. Watching shows like this...



THE TRINITY RIVER IN FORT WORTH (courtesy wikimedia)

Water District Tests Trinity River’s Water Quality Often

Jeff Prince
This week’s Fort Worth Weekly includes a guest column by Kendall McCook that criticizes Tarrant Regional Water District and Trinity River Vision officials for ignoring water quality in the Trinity River. The column shows he l...


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Bruce Wood Panel Discussion at Arlington Museum of Art

JIMMY FOWLER
“Everyone asks me what kind of dancing we do,” wrote the late Fort Worth choreographer Bruce Wood in a program for one of his company’s many performances. “If you asked a ballet dancer, they’d say it was modern dance....



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Josh Hamilton’s Wife to Star in “Real Housewives of Orange County”

Eric Griffey
Us Weekly reported that Katie Chadwick Hamilton, wife of God’s favorite baseball player, Josh, will be joining the cast of the vapid reality show, “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” Josh Hamilton’s life was already...


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Final Thoughts On Super Bowl, Stupid Play, Left Shark, Katy Perry

Jeff Prince
Did anyone else notice that the Seattle Seahawks made their grand entrance onto the field at the beginning of the Super Bowl to the tune of “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve? Great song, but pretty deep, dark, and cynical...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) They’re not scenesters and they don’t party balls until the wee hours of the morning, but Burette and Gabrielle Douglas and their bandmates in The Cush, guitarist Josh Daugherty and drummer Todd Harwell (Doosu, Flickers...


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A Marvel Experience … for the Kiddos

JOEY KEETON
Waiting to enter the first dome –– of The Marvel Experience’s total of seven –– may make you feel as if you’re about to step into Jurassic Park. It’s all searchlights, huge digital projections, and massive images ...