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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, ...


Buzzkill: DEA Bans Fake Pot

Jeff Prince
People who buy, smoke, and enjoy genuine weed could probably care less that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is banning the chemicals used in fake pot products such as K2. Last year, Fort Worth Weekly wrote about  the ...



Marisa Miller’s in Dallas — Without Me

Anthony Mariani
There’s a silly game of sorts that my friends (male and female) and I play called Celebrity Sandwich. Basically, we go around and say which two celebrities we’d like to have a ménage à trois with –– we’re the meat, ...


NY Times Takes Aim At Gas Drilling

Jeff Prince
Director Josh Fox’s documentary on natural gas drilling, “Gasland,” didn’t win an Oscar at last night’s Academy Awards program, but gas drilling critics today are still pumped: The New York Times k...



Jacksboro Highway Jim Lane Sign Still Standing

Jeff Prince
Longtime Fort Worth lawyer and politician Jim Lane’s backyard stretches down a hill to the Jacksboro Highway, and his business sign has become a familiar sight over the years. The sign sports his business phone and famili...


“Ghostbreakers” Shoots for Fall Debut

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth filmmaker Benjamin Wilbanks (2009′s comic vampire thriller Night Crawlers) is dipping into the syndicated TV series business with Ghostbreakers, about a group of paranormal investigators who run into all kinds ...



Palazzolo Loses First Round

betty.brink
It was not the outcome he wanted but it was the outcome he expected, said Jason Smith, attorney for Fort Worth ISD whistleblower Joe Palazzolo, given the fact that the judge was being paid by his opponent. Late Friday night he ...


100sec Dash Seeking Contributions

Anthony Mariani
Musical bon vivant Tony Ferraro (Fate Lions, late of Eaton Lake Tonics) is accepting submissions for volume three of his and booking agent/promoter Ben Rogers’ free digital compilation CD series, One Hundred Second Dash. Prev...



Teddy Bear Transport Finally Has A Home

betty.brink
Permit me an indulgence: To report on something positive that happened yesterday involving a member of my family.  Don’t usually do such stuff, journalistic ethics and all that, but hey, this is about as non-controversial as...


North Texas Filmmakers at SXSW

Kristian Lin
We’ve been busy giving you the info on local bands playing at South by Southwest, but some North Texas films will be playing the Austin festival, too. Of the two feature films from this area, the more interesting one is s...