Blotch

Too Much Classic Rock on KXT?

Anthony Mariani
Listening to KXT the other day, I heard, in order, The Who, Rod Stewart, The Monkees, and then … The Orbans? “OK,” I thought. “KXT is admitting that its donors are mostly Baby Boomers or the children of Boomers and is t...


Lucky Request: Go To Stock Show

Jeff Prince
This week I’m practicing with my camera to learn how to download photos, size them, jpeg ‘em, and post them onto Blotch. This prompted reader Lucky Pierre to suggest I go to the Stock Show. I aim to please. The firs...



Travel + Leisure Readers Despise DFW

Anthony Mariani
When I first moved to Texas a long time ago (first Houston, then Fort Worth), a wise transplanted Yankee told me that while Northerners are provincial and closed off, once they let you into their lives, you’ll be treated as f...


Rutledge On the Ranch

Jimmy Fowler
  This week’s “Art” page is a profile of Fort Worth painter Jo LeMay Rutledge, who after many years of doing commissioned work for Cowtown society is now getting her first solo show at Artspace 111. Farm to Marke...



Damn Yankees to Descend Upon Fort Worth

Anthony Mariani
No matter which AFC team wins the conference title game, the Pittsburgh Steelers or New York Jets, Fort Worth, as the host city of the AFC representatives for Super Bowl XLV, will be flooded with loud, obnoxious, condescending,...


Call for Artists

Anthony Mariani
In anticipation of our inaugural Visionary Awards, to be awarded to three outstanding Fort Worth artists in various disciplines, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company is crafting a special beer for us, the Visionary Brew. But there...



The Cush Signs with Spune

Anthony Mariani
Spune Productions’ roster has grown by another quality artist, The Cush, a space-rock band helmed by the husband-and-wife team of Burette and Gabrielle Douglas, who several months ago returned home to Fort Worth from an excur...


TEA Hearings to Begin on Palazzolo Case

betty.brink
On January 27 at 9 in the morning, Texas Education Agency hearings will begin at the Fort Worth school district administration building in the case of the wrongful firing of former Arlington Heights High School assistant princ...



Opie’s Rage

Jeff Prince
Grapevine police arrested a suspect who allegedly went ballistic during a road rage incident and tried to run down a man on the side of the road. Picture in your mind what that dangerous suspect might look like. I’ll bet ...


Writing On The Wall For Highway System

Jeff Prince
The Metroplex’s highway grid is conveniently growing on the wall outside Fort Worth Weekly‘s office. That’s I-30 and I-20 running east-west across Tarrant and Dallas counties; and I-35W and I-35E running north...