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Stage West Takes “Steps”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page features an interview with Jim Covault, artistic director of Stage West and director of their current comic production Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, which opens tomorrow (Thursday). AH39S is...


Palabrazos Festival is Coming

Jimmy Fowler
In the spirit of “it’s never too early to think about the weekend”: Fort Worth spoken word artist Tammy Gomez is producing the 2010 Palabrazos Festival this Friday August 27 and Saturday August 28 at 7pm. The third annual...



Jacksboro Hwy Ain’t Jack Next To China Jam

Jeff Prince
Driving on Jacksboro Highway has been a pain lately because of a repaving job that seems to be dragging on for weeks. But the 10 extra minutes it takes to traverse that Fort Worth roadway ain’t jack compared to the 10-day...


Fort Worth’s Ethics Get Slapped

Jeff Prince
A nonprofit, nonpartisan Florida-based organization that provides advice on local government ethics matters has recently issued a two-part article referencing Fort Worth — and not in a good way. Robert Wechsler, research ...



Fort Worth Bucks Gas Drilling Trend

Jeff Prince
Cities surrounding Fort Worth, including Grapevine, Hurst, Colleyville, Denton, and Flower Mound, are looking at tougher ordinances on gas drilling. In Fort Worth it’s business as usual. The city’s Ethics Review Com...


Can The Kids Still Cut It?

Jimmy Fowler
While I was a little nervous when I first heard about the cable mini-series The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes To Town (the U.S. premiere is tonight at 9pm on IFC), there are enough funny online clips from the Canadian broadcast...



“The Popcorn List” Debuts

Kristian Lin
If you’re looking for a replacement for the recently canceled At the Movies, a possible candidate is making its debut tonight for TV viewers with Time Warner Cable. The Popcorn List is hosted by Rainy Flynn and Devin Pike...


Ethics Committee Overruled, Fired

Jeff Prince
For once, Mayor Mike Moncrief went through an entire meeting without muttering his favorite phrase — “it’s the Fort Worth Way.” Strange, since the Fort Worth Way was so evident in today’s special m...



American Airlines: Express Seats for Extra Cash

Kristian Lin
I found something dumber than the outrage over the “Ground Zero Mosque.” It’s the news that American Airlines is now charging for “Express Seats,” the first few rows of seats in coach behind first ...


Phil Pritchett at “TNL”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market should be a hot one in every sense of the word: Singer-songwriter-studio wiz–podcast pundit Phil “The World’s Most Fiercely Independent Artist” Pritchett will perf...