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Visionary Awards: What a Blast

Anthony Mariani
First of all, thanks to everyone, all 200-plus of you, who came to Artspace 111 last Thursday night for our inaugural Visionary Awards. And thanks, in general, to all of our readers and supporters –– on that Thursday night ...


Star-Telegram’s Best Boo Boo

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram bragged on itself in this article after being named the best online newspaper by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors. And there’s an editing error in the first paragraph. The lede note...



Events to Remember MLK and a Century-old Massacre of African Americans

betty.brink
In a night of unimaginable horror in late July of 1910 in Slocum Texas, a massacre of unarmed black farmers, shop owners and their families was carried out by armed whites, many who were members of the Ku Klux Klan. In the smal...


Body Art at Rose Marine

Jimmy Fowler
Tomorrow night (Saturday March 26) at 7:30pm, the Rose Marine Theater’s art gallery will host the opening night of Cuerpo: The Art of the Body as its contribution to Fort Worth’s Spring Gallery Night. This show – which us...



Shake Charles Haley’s Hand? No Thanks!

Jeff Prince
Former Dallas Cowboys standout Charles Haley will be in Haltom City this Sunday greeting fans. The former All-Pro standout defensive end and five-time Super Bowl champion will help celebrate 30 years of skating at Rollerworld N...


Gotta Love Liz

Jimmy Fowler
Now that Elizabeth Taylor has died, there will be many tributes celebrating all the usual classics – National Velvet, A Place in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Giant, Cleopatra, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? But one pha...



Troubaderos, FM2865 To Face Off In Final Showdown

Jeff Prince
The Troubaderos edged out Dale Riley & The Last Train South at last night’s semi-final round of the Texas Music Showdown with KHYI’s Brett Dillon. Both band’s played entertaining sets, but the surprising c...


“Animals” and ‘Phibs

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” review of Amphibian Productions’ Animals Out of Paper – a Southwest premiere — can be summed up in one urgent sentence: Do not miss this terrific production. There are performances Thursday t...



The Best Movies of 2000

Kristian Lin
I did a similar version of this post at the end of 2009, but forgot to do it at the end of 2010 and figured I’d missed my chance. However, with my choice for best movie of 2000 coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray in a new Criterion...


Ridglea Theater Closes in on Historic Re-Zoning

Anthony Mariani
A couple of hours ago, Ridglea Theater owner Jerry Shults received a phone call from councilmember Zim Zimmerman, who said he doesn’t plan on blocking the theater’s historic re-zoning tonight at council. However, Shults sai...