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The Race is On for District 90

betty.brink
Carlos Vasquez, Fort Worth school board member since 2008, has thrown his hat into another political ring: challenging state representative Lon Burnam in the Democratic primary for the District 90 seat Burnam has held for the p...


Wishing Dallas Cowboys Terror-Free Trip To NY

Jeff Prince
There’s been lots of talk about the Dallas Cowboys playing the New York Jets in an NFL prime time Sunday night game on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 bombings. Pregame, halftime, and postgame will be sprinkled with 9/11...



Happy Birthday, A5A

Jimmy Fowler
Arts Fifth Avenue turns 10 this year, and they’re celebrating with a birthday party/fundraiser 6-9pm this Sunday (Sept 11). There’ll be cake and hors d’oeuvres, of course, but also performances by several A5A artists (I...


Rick Perry Reviews Aren’t Great

Jeff Prince
The Stepford Wives grin…George W. Bush bluster…Rush Limbaugh insensitivity…Cliff Clavin world insight…it was there for all to see. Rick Perry made his national TV splash at last night’s Republican ...



“Happy Poet” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
I haven’t seen writer-director Paul Gordon’s wry little indie comedy The Happy Poet (2010), but the reviews make it sound marvelous. Gordon stars as an idealistic, liberal-minded, vegetarian artist type who becomes a small ...


New York Jets America’s Team; Why Not?

Jeff Prince
New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers figures patriotic fervor and nationwide support for 9/11 victims will make the New York Jets “America’s Team” — at least for one day — when they play the Da...



Historic Fort Worth Art Show

Jimmy Fowler
Historic Fort Worth presents its ninth annual art show and sale called Preservation is the Art of the City at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center (1300 Gendy St & Lancaster Ave) Sept 8-24. The show features a head-spinning...


Eddie Murphy to Host Oscars

Kristian Lin
The news dropped this morning that Eddie Murphy will host next February’s Academy Awards ceremony, and the entire Twitternetinterwebversethingy lit up. Great pick, says NextMovie. Exciting and unpredictable, says Anne Tho...



Houston Kills Red Light Cameras

Jeff Prince
Houston might be hot, muggy, and beauty challenged, but at least residents and city leaders there have enough sense there to get rid of red-light cameras. Most Metroplex cities, including Fort Worth and Arlington, continue shov...


Mother Jones Bends Fort Worth Over Knee

Jeff Prince
Nonprofit news organization Mother Jones is spanking Fort Worth and Texas in this story for allowing the oil and gas industry to use millions upon millions of gallons of water to drill for natural gas while the state is stagger...