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“Earthlings” at 1919 Hemphill

Jimmy Fowler
Animal lovers and passionate vegetarians probably don’t need another excuse to be outraged, but 1919 Hemphill will provide one with the 7pm Sunday (June 19) screening of Earthlings, a 2005 documentary feature narrated by Joaq...


Snap! Driller Removes Yard Sign

Jeff Prince
A woman who lives on the east side of Fort Worth came home to find a gas driller’s sign stuck in her yard without her permission, smack dab beside her “Just Say No To Urban Gas Drilling” sign. She wasn’t...



Every Breath You Take

Jeff Prince
It’s nice when neighbors keep an eye out for trouble and respond when they see it. East sider Suzette Watkins was concerned when she saw a tanker truck parked beside East Lancaster Avenue near the 287 overhead, with a hos...


The Real Scoop on Selena

Jimmy Fowler
Pop sprite and Grand Prairie native Selena Gomez told a Dallas-based radio show that junk food is responsible for her recent hospitalization. Um, right. I thought Disney Channel starlets thrived on a diet of Jolly Ranchers and ...



Two Cool Women Spread Love Of Art

Jeff Prince
Despite it’s reputation for stockyards and slaughterhouses, Fort Worth artists were on the cutting edge of modern art in Texas during the mid-20th century. Since then, people who grew up around here recall school trips to...


“Red River” at the Stockyards

Jimmy Fowler
Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse and Texas Monthly have joined forces to present a statewide film series entitled “Rolling Roadshow,” in which beloved movies either made in Texas or about the state will screen at key loc...



Can Mark Cuban Be Quiet Again Please?

Jeff Prince
It was so nice to hear silence from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban during the long playoff run. But then his team became NBA champs. And now he’s back to his old self. Sure, he’s innovative, which is how he parla...


On Jack Kevorkian, Death, The Duke

Jeff Prince
I’ve been meaning to blog about the death of Jack Kevorkian but never got around to it. “Dr. Death” died at 83 on June 3 after battling pneumonia and kidney ailments. Kevorkian was heroic despite his controver...



Cleveland Love For Dallas Gets Creepy

Jeff Prince
The people in Cleveland, Ohio were surely jilted and angered by NBA superstar LeBron James’ decision to flee their dingy town and seek bigger spotlights in flashy Miami this season. So when the Dallas Mavs crushed the dre...


Stage West Summer Training

Jimmy Fowler
Stage West will conduct its 2011 Summer Conservatory July 11-15. This is an intensive theatrical training program for young people ages 14-18 that will address the basics in acting, singing, dancing, mask-making, improv, auditi...