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Arlington Director Makes Competition

Jimmy Fowler
Congrats to the prodigiously talented Arlington filmmaker Frank Mosley, profiled last year in the “Weekly.” His feature film “Hold” has been selected for official competition by both the 2010 Dallas International Film F...


La Llorona Cries if She Wants To

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece profiles Kathleen Anderson Culebro, co-founder and artistic director of Amphibian Productions and author of the ‘Phibs’ current show “La Llorona.” The drama tackles a variety of subjects ...



Barry Corbin: More For Fans

Jeff Prince
Researching this week’s cover story on actor Barry Corbin (photo above) was what I’d call enjoyable work. The first time we talked, we met at 2 p.m. at his east Fort Worth home and we didn’t stop talking for 10 hours....


Forget Nazi Canada, Wortel Owes FW Apology

Jeff Prince
D Magazine is confused. Seems Fort Worth Star-Telegram publisher Gary “I Heart Canadians” Wortel claims to live in Dallas on his Facebook page. D wonders why the publisher of the biggest newspaper in Fort Worth is claiming ...



Casey James’ Drunken Past Goes National

Jeff Prince
Top 12 American Idol finalist Cool Casey James, who calls Fort Worth home, has hit the big time. While standing in a grocery line this weekend, I noticed him on the cover of one of those Hollywood gossip rags, Star Magazine. Se...


Shamrock Pub Re-opening Today (Mon.)

Anthony Mariani
One of the most popular bars in the West 7th Street corridor that closed a couple of years ago is reopening today (Monday) at 3 p.m. under a new name. Well, a new-ish name. Formerly known as the Shamrock Pub, the Shamrock Taver...



Sen. Wendy Davis Announces Gas Drilling Measures

Jeff Prince
Sen. Wendy Davis told the press this morning about new measures aimed at natural gas drillers. The measures will help state officials “gather more data, hold drilling companies more accountable, and ensure the ongoing positiv...


Fort Worth Sings Lands Classic Chevrolet

Anthony Mariani
Classic Chevrolet has just signed on as the presenter of Fort Worth Sings For Haiti’s family-friendly concert on Sat., Mar. 27, at Magnolia Green Park on the near-South Side to help raise funds for Doctors Without Borders’ ...



Hall, Lambert Goners; Cool Casey James Lives

Jeff Prince
Two singing hopefuls were silenced on American Idol last night, leaving Cool Casey James as Tarrant County’s final hope. Phone-in voters whittled finalists from 16 to 12, and Alex Lambert of North Richland Hills and Todrick H...


Stage West’s Nuclear Option

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers a review of Michael Frayn’s ultra-cerebral and kinda frosty WWII meditation “Copenhagen,” currently receiving a looong but spirited production at Stage West. As the great nuclear phys...