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Jubilee Bags NEA Grant

Jimmy Fowler
Jubilee Theatre just announced it has received its first ever National Endowment for the Arts grant. The cash will go toward commissioning and developing a musical about cowboys of color that is scheduled to receive a mainstage...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs The Deadskins

Jeff Prince
Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman got Tony Romo to open up in an interview that aired on FOX 4 prior to yesterday’s thrilling overtime victory against the Washington Redskins. Toward the end of the conversation, Aikman...



Homecoming Committee Joins Space Race

Anthony Mariani
Several Fort Worth artists have banded together to prepare our eventual relocation to our new homes –– in outer space. Planet Earth –– according to the ad hoc, mysterious Fort Worth agency known only as the Homecoming C...


“Art” at QLive!

Jimmy Fowler
I’ve seen three productions of Yasmina Reza’s scathing 1995 comedy Art over the last thirteen years or so. The dialogue kicks up sparks in this play about three longtime friends who argue over a picture composed entirely of...



More Ron? Yes And No

Jeff Prince
The “comedy” of Daybreak talking head Ron Corning has got to stop. In the name of all that is sane and right, please make it stop. The whole “He’s Taking Over The Morning” campaign began earlier th...


Hip Tips: Slight Return

Anthony Mariani
Great stuff from The Will Callers is on the way. While getting ready for the legendary Ray Wylie Hubbard to produce their forthcoming album, the guys have managed to release an amazing five-song EP for free download here. “We...



Occupy Fort Worth Marching On Saturday

Jeff Prince
The Occupy protests in cities across the country have been messy. Critics complain the message is unclear. City officials gripe about people having to urinate. And eat. And sleep in tents. Can’t the Occupy folks just work...


“Searching” in the Fort

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Screen” page features an interview with writer-director and Fort Worth native Andew Disney, whose first feature Searching For Sonny had a hometown debut at last weekend’s Lone Star International Film Festiv...



If Rick Perry Becomes President Can He Secede?

Jeff Prince
Gov. Rick Perry figured he’d make a fierce run at the presidency, win the Republican nomination, and then even if he somehow lost to Barack Obama a year from now, he’d return to Texas with a higher national profile,...


Attack of the Black Friday Creep

Jimmy Fowler
The recently coined phrase “Black Friday creep” sounds like the name of a Goth metal band, but it refers to this year’s decision by Target, Best Buy, Macy’s, and other retailers to start their Christmas shopping seasons...