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“Sharing the Past” at the Amon

Jimmy Fowler
Anyone who cares for a family member, friend or client with Alzheimer’s can tell you that public events especially designed for patients and their supporters are pretty rare. The Amon Carter Museum hosts Sharing the Past Th...


Perry’s “Private” Faith

Jimmy Fowler
I almost fell out of my chair while watching a CNN interview with Rick Perry’s wife Anita over the weekend. She declared that her family’s spiritual beliefs are “not something we blast out there. It’s something we tend ...



Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Seattle Seahags

Jeff Prince
Felix Jones is a gifted running back and nice guy, so it hurts to see him sitting on the Cowboys bench wearing civilian clothes, looking like a guy watching the homecoming king steal away his girlfriend at the high school prom ...


Charles Haley Rings Hollow

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys fans are united in their admiration for Drew Pearson and Larry Allen and can’t wait to see them added to the Ring of Honor on Sunday. Owner Jerry Jones’ third pick, Charles Haley, not so much. Haley w...



How About That World Wide Web?

Jeff Prince
The internet is way cool. I get emails all the time like the one I got this morning. Somebody gets to googling something or another, they stumble across a story I wrote years ago, and then they email me. It’s fun. Back in...


National Theatre Live

Jimmy Fowler
Amphibian Productions, in conjunction with The Modern, presents the second monthly offering of National Theatre Live at 2 and 7pm today (Nov 3) in The Modern’s auditorium. Tickets are $18. National Theatre Live is the program...



Don Young’s Wild Kingdom

Jeff Prince
Temperatures could dip into the 30 over the next couple of nights. Old Man Winter is letting Hottest Summer Ever know that to everything there is a season, turn, turn, turn. Local environmentalist Don Young is still finding ple...


“In Kind” at LSIFF

Jimmy Fowler
Last month the Weekly ran a profile of Fort Worth filmmaker Cameron Bruce Nelson, who has debuted three notable short works this year. Perhaps the best of the trio is In Kind, an intense, moving study of stasis and escape in wh...



Joan Rivers at Bass Hall

Jimmy Fowler
“Comedy is a young person’s game” goes the saying, and it’s hard not to cringe at the list of legendary standup comics and comic actors who’ve lost all or most of their funny power as the decades have passed: Bill Cos...


Artists in America

Anthony Mariani
From the National Endowment for the Arts comes new study creating a portrait of the artists in the United States, identifying where we live and work and how big (or small) our presence is in the total workforce. The ostensible ...