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FW Prosecutes Chad Gibson

Jimmy Fowler
In another boost to Fort Worth’s reputation, the city attorney’s office will prosecute Chad Gibson – the Rainbow Lounge patron who suffered a concussion during last summer’s botched and nationally condemned raid b...


Arts Lovers

Jimmy Fowler
A major theme in Circle Theatre’s current production of Michael Hollinger’s “Opus” – to be reviewed next week – is how romance can fuel, frustrate, and fuck up artistic creativity. In a much lighter and more frivolo...



Mother Jones Sees Brown In Rainbow Lounge Story

Jeff Prince
The latest edition of Mother Jones spotlights the police raid on Rainbow Lounge, which has already faded in memory around these parts. The lead paragraph gives a pretty good impression of the writer’s thoughts on the raid: ...


Look, Youse, I’m Better Than You

Jeff Prince
Look, I’m going to say this once – I’m sick of hearing politicians, pundits, preachers, and people everywhere prefacing every other sentence with “Look.” It all began when Barack Obama was campaigning for the presiden...



SeaWorld Killer Whale Like Marriage

Jeff Prince
The international media is abuzz about Tilikum, the Sea World Orlando orca that killed its trainer. Sea World officials said they aren’t going to kill the animal, even though he’s now been linked to three human deaths. Peop...


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 ...