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Fort Worth ISD Races Heat Up

betty.brink
The Fort Worth ISD trustees’ race — still two months away — has already heated up with the announcements this week that Ann Sutherland, who lives in Southwest Fort Worth, will run for the District 6 seat held by six-year ...


ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser Nips Hannah Storm, Learns Clarice Rule

Jeff Prince
When will TV news guys learn that you can’t mess with TV news gals? ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser is the latest to learn the Clarice Rule. He’s been suspended for daring to criticize the wardrobe of colleague Hannah Storm. His r...



“Fort Wizard” Takes Over SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Lots of Fort Worth artists will be making the scene at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin from Wed., March 17, until Sun., March 21 –– and a lot of them will be performing. In addition to 817-related artists selected to...


Delta Woman

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” feature is a profile of veteran North Texas actor-director Phyllis Cicero, who helmed Jubilee Theatre’s current production of Endesha Ida Mae Holland’s autobiographical play ”From the Mississippi...



Fort Worth Teen Scene in Texas Monthly

Anthony Mariani
As part of Texas Monthly magazine’s current feature on ’60s-era Texas garage rock, writer Michael Hall has created a list of 12 songs from the era that, per the mag’s current cover story (“The Bucket List”), you must ...


Crime Control District Board Dissolved by City Council

betty.brink
  Is it a power grab or just good government at work?   On Tuesday, the Fort Worth city council voted unanimously to dissolve the 14-year Crime Control and Prevention District board and replace the appointed members with — ...



Telegraph Canyon’s SXSW Show Set

Anthony Mariani
Finally, Telegraph Canyon’s SXSW-sanctioned showcase is set: Sat., March 20, at 7:30 p.m. at The Ale House on 6th Street. Also on the bill are Thrift Store Cowboys, The Mighty Stef, and several other acts. Fort Worth will be ...


Attention FW Playwrights

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas stage scribes have a little more than six weeks left to submit their mind-blowing, redefining-theater-as-we-know-it scripts to Stage West’s Fourth Annual Texas Playwriting Competition. Submissions with entry forms...



The Joys, Pains Of Fort Worth’s Record Snow

Jeff Prince
When a record snowfall hits Fort Worth, people can’t wait to get out in it and have fun. A friend of mine still walks with a limp from doing something similar to these guys. Many years ago, we tied a ski rope to the back ...


Jay Leno Nabs Sarah Palin, Other Loudmouths

Jeff Prince
The hip comic who replaced Johnny Carson as “The Tonight Show” host in 1992 is getting his old job back. But this time around, Jay Leno is desperately uncool and publicly humiliated. Leno flopped in prime time, and Conan O...