County Courthouse Clock Stops Ticking

Jeff Prince
If you’re driving near downtown tomorrow and look at Fort Worth’s lovely old county courthouse you might notice that the tower clock has stopped working. A year-long renovation begins tomorrow, and the historic cloc...

Local Pop Star Wannabes Make Friday Sound Great

Jeff Prince
USA Today throws love to Rebecca Black in this feature of the teenage girl whose “Friday” video created a YouTube sensation (more than 110 million hits and counting). Most of the “sensation” surrounding ...

Mavs Killer In Town; Bet Farm On Portland

Jeff Prince
NBA referee/Mavericks slayer Danny Crawford will be working tonight’s playoff game between the Dallas Mavs and the Portland Trail Cookies at American Airlines Center. Why is that important? Crawford wouldn’t cross t...

Sarah Palin Book Chilling? You Betcha!

Jeff Prince
Former Alaska governor, current pop culture celebrity, future presidential hopeful, and ultimate insignificant blip on the political radar Sarah Palin will be exposed in a “chilling” tell-all book. Former aide Frank...

Hollywood’s Edna Gladney

Jimmy Fowler
Fans of Fort Worth history and classic Hollywood melodramas, take note: Tomorrow afternoon (Tue Apr 19) at 3:45pm, the basic cable channel Turner Classic Movies will screen Blossoms in the Dust (1941), a very glossy Technicolor...

Party with Porky

Jimmy Fowler
PETA members and cabbage heads, avert your eyes: Sunday afternoon (Apr 17) 4-7pm, Texas Toast Culinary Tours will present an “Urban Chuck Wagon Pig-Pickin’” food party at Rahr & Sons Brewery, 704 Galveston Av...

Cover Songs on Movie Soundtracks: A Brief History

Kristian Lin
I appreciate a good movie soundtrack when I hear one, and in between feeling guilty about failing to mention The Chemical Brothers’ propulsive soundtrack to Hanna in my review of the film, I’ve been listening to the Sucker ...

Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction Set

Anthony Mariani
Is Chris Blay’s annual Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction going mainstream? Nah. It’s just getting bigger. On Sat., Apr. 30, at William Campbell Contemporary Art (4935 Byers Ave., West Side, 817-737-9566) –– that’s r...

Brewfest in Photos

Anthony Mariani
Special thanks to photog John Moore, who took the snaps below last weekend during the inaugural Brewfest on Crockett. Evidently, about 3,000 people clicked through throughout the day. See ya next year.

Richie Budd: But Is It Art?

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Art” page answers that age old question: “But is it art?” Yes, it is – it’s Fort Worth “performative sculptor” Richie Budd’s art. Budd, a UNT graduate and member of the now defunct but still-dis...