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Historic FW Art Show Begins Friday

Jeff Prince
Damn, this city’s got talent. Yet another interesting art show is set to begin at the Fort Worth Worth Community Arts Center in the coming days. Preservation Is The Art Of The City‘s 8th Annual Art Show & Sale b...


Gay Bingo FW Hits the Surf

Jimmy Fowler
Gay Bingo FW might think it was the first to put the “gay” in “Beach Blanket Gay Bingo,” the theme for the September edition of its game night. But in fact, that distinction went to the endlessly watchable Paul Lynde, w...



Bands For Brandi Mighty Dandy

Jeff Prince
The Grotto was packed on Sunday as friends of Brandi Dickey piled into the Fort Worth bar to listen to rock music, drink booze, buy raffle tickets, and raise money for medical treatments. Proceeds go to Dickey, an Azle woman ba...


Rawkin’ Start to Labor Day

Jimmy Fowler
As this week’s ”Hearsay” indicates, tonight (Fri, Sept 3) offers an unusually rawkin’ start to the Labor Day Weekend with two great musical events: “First Friday on the Green” in Magnolia Green Park (1100 block of L...



Backside Pick at “TNL”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s edition of “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market (4651 W Frwy, FW) is a particularly funkalicious one: Denton’s nine-piece funk-jazz-R & B outfit Backside Pick owns the stage 7-9 pm. Americana singer-son...


FW Filmmaker Tom Huckabee Shows Arty Side

Jeff Prince
Local filmmaker Tom Huckabee is a Renaissance man, which is a fancy way of saying he can do a bunch of different stuff. He’s been buddies with actor Bill Paxton ever since they met while growing up in Fort Worth, he’...



Cliburn Documentary Airs Tonight

Kristian Lin
If you missed A Surprise in Texas when it came out in theaters, you can catch up to it on TV tonight. Peter Rosen’s documentary on the 2009 Van Cliburn Piano Competition airs at 7:00 and again at 8:30 on KERA-TV. While we...


Butterfly Connection Seeks Actors

Jimmy Fowler
The Butterfly Connection seeks local actors for an American Heart Association training video for health care providers. All actors should be relatively fit, height/weight proportional, and be able to perform in constant motion ...



Bob Schieffer Is Puking Somewhere

Jeff Prince
Texas Christian University’s The Daily Skiff offers this opinion piece from senior writing major Danny Peters, who might want to consider repeating some of his earlier journalism classes. Under the headline “Air qua...


Dallas Morning News To Charge For Online Content

Jeff Prince
The newspaper tried charging for online access some years back but few people were willing to pay to read the Dallas Morning News on their computer back then. Now, News & Tech says the Dallas daily is planning to try again ...