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More “Texas Women” on CMT

Jimmy Fowler
The second episode of CMT’s Fort Worth reality show Texas Women should’ve been called “Career Day,” since it explored the day jobs of barrel racer Brooke, singer Ali, stock contractor Anna, and party girl Hannah. I felt...


Gambling With Taxpayers’ Money

betty.brink
 On the advice of its attorneys from the Houston law firm of Walsh Anderson, Fort Worth school trustees on Tuesday night voted 6-2 to appeal in district court the orders of the Commissioner of Education to reinstate former Ar...



It Takes A Village in Keller To Say Hell To The No

Jeff Prince
It takes a village to raise a child — believe me, I know. I don’t have children but my biggest tax bill comes from the school district, so I’ve helped educate many other people’s snot-nosed darlings over...


“Wittenberg” at Amphibian

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page is a review of Wittenberg, a bawdy comedy about religion and philosophy that’s enjoying an excellent Southwest premiere by Amphibian Productions. Playwright David Davalos’ script imagines what...



Public Art Panel Discussion Tonight (Tue)

Anthony Mariani
Public art project manager for Fort Worth Public Art, Anne Allen will moderate a discussion among three of town’s most esteemed artists –– photorealist Daniel Blagg, painter Benito Huerta, and sculptor Michael Pavlovsky ...


“Jackie Brown” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
I’m not a big Quentin Tarantino fan, but his best movie by far is 1997’s underrated Jackie Brown. It proved he had the discipline to generate real suspense with a twisty plot and unpredictable characters rather than rely on...



Wired Willy’s Set to Open

Anthony Mariani
The latest entry into Clubland in the West 7th corridor, Wired Willy’s is opening on Wednesday. Located between 7th Haven and Poag Mahone’s at 710 Carroll St., Wired Willy’s is small (1,400 square feet) and upscale, offer...


Post-Women’s World Cup Thoughts

Kristian Lin
That was a pretty great game, wasn’t it? Well, except for the ending. Here’s what I learned: Japan are deserving winners We heard so much about USA’s determination and resiliency and will to win, and while non...



Sarah Perry Is Gone To Oregon

Jeff Prince
Former Fort Worth Weekly intern Sarah Perry, now a big-time magazine writer, is continuing her two-week trek of the West Coast wine country. (Regardless of what I suggested in this previous blog, Perry is remaining clothed on t...


Say So Long to The Mule

Anthony Mariani
Say goodbye to a beloved Clubland institution on Sunday.   After 13 and a half years, The Mule Pub, near the intersection of Camp Bowie and Horne on the West Side, will close. Apparently, the building’s landlord and Mule own...