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Fort Worth Artist McKie Trotter Shines In Houston

Jeff Prince
The curious works of Fort Worth modernist painter and instructor McKie Trotter (1918-1999) will be exhibited in Houston for the next few weeks, and they’re worth seeing if you happen to be down that way. Williams Reaves F...


JJ & The Rogues Representin’ The Fort

Anthony Mariani
One of my favorite Fort Worth bands of all time, one that I wish would churn out more CDs and play more shows, JJ & The Rogues are participating in a mega-band-battle sponsored by Shure music equipment and Red Gorilla Music...



More on The Where House

Anthony Mariani
The Where House needs to raise enough money by Mon., Jan. 31 –– a “red zone” in real-estate terms –– to remain open. The building’s owner owes about $20,000 in back taxes, according to Casey Smith, who runs The Wh...


Save The Where House

Anthony Mariani
The Southside DIY spot The Where House appears to be in straitened circumstances. The owner of the building at 2510 Hemphill St., according to a post from The Where House on the venue’s Facebook page, owes several thousand d...



David Buehler Will Be A Folk Hero Too

Jeff Prince
Remember Nick Folk? Folk is the field goal kicker who was booted out of Dallas after a poor season in 2009 (he went 18 of 28 for a 64.3 percent average — ouch). Jerry Jones used a sixth round pick to get Folk in the 2007 ...


My Wooden Leg Song in Hollywood Movie

Anthony Mariani
“A Circus,” off the hard-C&W Fort Worth quartet My Wooden Leg’s forthcoming album of the same name, will be featured in Sinners & Saints, a summer-2011 action movie directed by William Kaufman and starring Tom Ber...



Countdown to New Alan Album

Anthony Mariani
After what seems like decades, art-rockers Alan will release their long-awaited new album, The Universal Answer is Both, today (Tuesday, 1/11/11) at 11:11 a.m. Go here at the appointed time to download the album and pay what ...


Rose Marine Seeks Body Art

Jimmy Fowler
There may be some confusion about the open call for body art at the Rose Marine Theater. The Rose Marine is indeed calling for superior examples of tattoos, piercings, scarifications, makeup, and henna work for its upcoming exh...



Sarah Palin No Puppet Master

Jeff Prince
Blame Sarah Palin for many things — divisive partisanship, poor leadership, exploiting her celebrity, idiotic interviews, abandoning her constituents, and having a voice so annoying that  it makes chalk on a blackboard s...


Super Bowl Of License Plates On Thursday

Jeff Prince
An event that might rival the Super Bowl for action and suspense will be held Thursday at Cowboys Stadium. Texas’ first ever license plate auction will let motorists bid on the right to own super-desirable seven-character...