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The Texas Giant and Me

Jimmy Fowler
By now you’ve probably heard that the recently renovated Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags stopped in mid-ride yesterday. Fourteen stories up. After a half hour baking in triple digit heat, the passengers calmly walked ...


Notes from the Women’s World Cup Group Stage

Kristian Lin
A few observations, now that the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals are set: USA’s women have made things a lot harder for themselves… It wasn’t just that they lost their final group game 2-1 to Sweden. It was the way they...



Music Awards Ceremony After-Party Sunday

Anthony Mariani
Cancel your Sunday plans or get a sitter. At 8pm at Capital Bar (3017 Morton St, W 7th corridor, 817-820-0049) on Sunday (July 10), we Weekly folk and hundreds of local musicians and their plus-ones will be feting the winners...


Roy Williams Cheap When Buying Ring

Jeff Prince
In recent years, Dallas Cowboys fans have learned a lot about veteran wide receiver Roy Williams. He doesn’t catch well, runs poor routes, and doesn’t live up to expectations. But nobody knew how cheap he was until ...



Shake It at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is presenting a unique three-weekend festival celebrating the international art of dance, live and on film. The 8th Annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern opens 8pm tonight with a performanc...


Examples From This Month’s Art Exhibit

Jeff Prince
Here are five of the 46 paintings that will be exhibited this month at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Looking for the Lone Star: Early Texas Art from Private Fort Worth Collections runs from Friday to July 29 at the arts...



Early Texas Art Exhibit Begins Friday

Jeff Prince
Local art historian Scott Barker and his cohorts at Collectors of Fort Worth Art came up with a novel idea awhile back — they wanted to create an exhibit of early Texas art and ask a wide assortment of local art collector...


Wooden Birds Take Flight

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Music” feature offers an interview with Andrew Kenny, singer-songwriter-guitarist-bassist for the Austin/Brooklyn folk pop outfit The Wooden Birds. Kenny was born in Arlington and raised in Fort Worth. Back i...



Another Win for Palazzolo

betty.brink
            Joe Palazzolo, the embattled whistleblower and former assistant principal at Arlington Heights High School won another round in his appeal to the Commissioner of Education to get his old job back and to o...


Mob Mentality Wants Casey Anthony Torched

Jeff Prince
You’d think the Salem witch trials might have taught us something. Instead, the comments sections on online news reports and videos are filled with people who are enraged by the not guilty verdict given to Casey Anthony. ...