Blotch

Win Tickets to See KISS Tomorrow (Saturday)

Anthony Mariani
To win tickets to see KISS tomorrow night (Saturday) at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco with Daughtry and Pat Green, e-mail your name as it appears on your driver’s license to dana@fwweekly.com. The second, fourth, fifth, seventh, n...


Weird Stuff at the Art Institute of Chicago

Kristian Lin
I spent last week in the Windy City (no kidding, I tried walking into 35 mile-per-hour gusts of wind one day), and the highlight of my time there was the day I spent at the Art Institute of Chicago. This cultural treasure is fa...



Perry Weasels Out of Debate

Jimmy Fowler
Un-freakin’-believable. It looks like Gov. Goodhair has indeed weaseled his way out of a debate with Democratic rival Bill White because of Perry’s specious demand that White release tax returns from 1993-95 when he was dep...


A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Buried In A Painting

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook was buried yesterday in a cemetery near where he grew up in rural Morton Valley in Eastland County. It was a small, private affair. Ace’s bu...



Glen Farris at “TNL”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s edition of “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market (4651 W Frwy, FW) features something a little different: Denton-based singer-songwriter Glen Farris combines poetry, storytelling, and a mythic sense of Texas p...


Free Tix to Burr/Calhoun Show at the Modern

Anthony Mariani
On Saturday, Doug Burr will celebrate the release of his new Paste-approved CD, O Ye Devastaor, with friends Calhoun opening at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (3200 Darnell St.). (The Calhoun guys will soon be celebrating ...



Bravo, Broadway Baptist

Jimmy Fowler
It’s a sad commentary on Christianity in America that many people are surprised and even thrilled when a Christian church takes a stand that is, well, Christian. But let’s not quibble: Kudos to Fort Worth’s Broadway Bapti...


Local Environmental Group Ready for Their Close-Up

eric.griffey
North Texas-based environmental group The Downwinders at Risk today announced that it’s publicly opposing a new permit from TXI’s Midlothian plant. The group will launch a wave of local television ads critical of Governor R...



A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Dead At 74

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and noted early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook is dead. He was 74. Cook’s long fight against cancer ended Monday afternoon. Cook’s burial will be private. A memorial celebrati...


Van Cliburn ‘Jazzes’ Up National Anthem

Jeff Prince
Last Friday, I blogged about Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy gushing in anticipation of Van Cluburn’s scheduled performance of the national anthem at Cowboys Stadium. That performance wasn’t yet avai...