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Clumsy&Shy Music Blog Does SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Former Fort Worth Weekly intern and freelance writer Marjorie Owens has been running an ultra-hip, ultra-sleek blog, Clumsy&Shy, specializing in avant-garde pop/rock and associated with Pour le Corps, a newish record label ...


Solo Bassist Travis Vance Returns to Fort Worth

Anthony Mariani
In the spirit of minimalists Steve Reich and Philip Glass, solo bassist Travis Vance, who’s from Fort Worth but earned his undergraduate degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston and lives in Nashville, crafts dappled, g...



American Idol Sends Tim Halperin Packing

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s last prayer was squashed during last night’s American Idol competition, but Tim Halperin properly represented his hometown and deserves a local nod. He sang almost perfectly at every opportunity, stayed...


Dove Hunter’s Holloway in Run That!

Anthony Mariani
From the legendary dub outfit Sub Oslo to the indie-rocking Gospel Swingers and alt-Americana Dove Hunter, Fort Worth drummer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/frontman Quincy Holloway has never failed to be anything less than c...



The Church vs. Ashley Madison

Jimmy Fowler
What’s more pointless than debating the existence of God? A debate between a right-wing “family values” preacher and the millionaire founder of an adultery website, that’s what. Tonight (Thu Mar 3) at 8pm, Pastor Ed You...


Blotch: Making A Difference Since 2009

Jeff Prince
Something jumped out at me as I was driving down Jacksboro Highway this morning — Jim Lane’s backyard billboard looks different than it did when I blogged about it last week. Here’s how it looked last week: An...



Alex Atchley Gets Busy

Anthony Mariani
Progressive, mainly electronic Fort Worth singer-songwriter Alex Atchley, the mastermind behind Naxat (read about the project here), the video-game-obsessed novelty-esque pop-punk band The Hack and Slashers, and the straight-ah...


Swingin’ It, Sixties-Style!

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with director Robin Armstrong, who helmed Circle Theatre’s current production of Marc Camoletti’s 1962 sex farce Boeing-Boeing. (Don’t know about you, but I can say tha...



Troubaderos Kill At White Elephant Battle Of Bands

Jeff Prince
An eclectic Americana band that’s only been playing together for about a year impressed the crowd and the judges at the Texas Music Showdown with Brett Dillon last night at the White Elephant Saloon in the Fort Worth Stoc...


School Shooting Play at A5A

Jimmy Fowler
This Friday and Saturday night (March 4 & 5) at 8pm, Arts Fifth Avenue will host a staged reading of Fort Worth playwright Steven Alan McGaw’s script landscape with stick figures. Originally written in 2000 as a one-act, ...