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Music Awards Ballot Ready For Voters

Jeff Prince
The nominees for this year’s Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards are listed on the ballot here. Cast your votes for Tarrant County’s most killer bands, and plan on attending our big awards festival on June 26. Glancing o...


Cathy Hirt Endorses Jim Lane For Mayor

Jeff Prince
Cathy Hirt, who finished third in the Fort Worth mayoral race earlier this month, is endorsing Jim Lane, the candidate who came in second behind Betsy Price. Price and Lane will duke it out in a runoff election next month. Here...



Welcome to Earthquake Country

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Music” feature is a profile of Fort Worth singer-songwriter Jason Worley, who recently released a quietly compelling and seriously playful album called Diaspora under the name Earthquake Country. It’s not q...


Stormy Skies Ready For Close-Up

Jeff Prince
Here are storm videos from last night, posted by local residents on YouTube:



God Hates The Mavs

Jeff Prince
God appeared on Conan O’Brien’s show and dissed Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. I’m watching Conan, recorded on TIVO last night, and the TV funnyman introduced God to explain why the world didn’t...


And the Crowd Goes Blech

Jeff Prince
Arlington’s arsenal of tourist attractions includes Six Flags over Texas, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Texas Rangers, and so a tourism slogan of “The Crowd Goes Wild” makes good sense. Crowds literally go wild ...



Food Fight!

Jimmy Fowler
File this under “Stuff You Don’t See Every Day”: This afternoon (Tue May 24 at 5:30pm), Fort Worth’s Central Market will attempt to recreate “La Tomatina,” the famous annual tomato fight that happens on the east coa...


Sarah Palin Book Understates Obvious

Jeff Prince
Anyone who reads Blotch regularly knows that most of its contributors have little faith in Sarah Palin as a presidential candidate. And by “little” I mean none, nada, zilch, hell to the no, snap snap. So there’...



Jeff Bridges Album Has Fort Worth Feel

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth native T Bone Burnett seems to be everywhere. His latest musical collaboration with Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges has resulted in an album — “Jeff Bridges” — to be released on Augus...


Theatre Arlington Summer Camp

Jimmy Fowler
So you’ve got a kid with a big imagination, lots of energy, and a sense of the dramatic? Theatre Arlington’s Summer Camp programs offer children ages 5-7 and 8-15 the chance to develop their performance skills under the sup...