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Call for Actors, Extras

Anthony Mariani
Extras and actors are needed for a short film being shot at the Chat Room Pub (1263 W. Magnolia Ave.) on Sun., July 26, from 10 a.m. ’til 5 p.m. (The bar will open at 3 p.m.) The film, inspired by Andy Warhol’s 1963 film Ki...


Cops Name Gay Liaison

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead tried to quiet the uproar over the June 28 Rainbow Lounge raid by making several promises to improve communications with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Earlier today ...



Strange Tribute

Jimmy Fowler
Regular viewers of NBC Channel 5 by now know that veteran TV reporter Brett Johnson died unexpectedly and far too young from pancreatitis over the weekend. I’d seen many of his reports over the years, and he always came acros...


Bachelorette Douchebag Comes to Town

Anthony Mariani
Look, I don’t like throwing stones –– enough have been thrown at me to know that most of them almost always come from only partially informed people, never from folks who actually know the whole story. And while I’ve se...



Life in the Theater

Jimmy Fowler
Check out tomorrow’s “Stage” page for a nifty chat with Justin Flowers and Dana Schultes, two of the city’s most versatile and most active performers. They’re committed life partners off stage and are raising their 10...


Jessica Simpson fumbles Tony Romo

Jeff Prince
I was probably one of the few people who watched every episode of Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica on MTV between 2003 and 2005. Hey, I love reality TV and I think Jessica Simpson is one red-hot hottie — how could I say no to ...



Rainbow Lounge investigation questioned

Jeff Prince
Some police are offended by the manner in which local and state politicians jumped on the Rainbow Lounge incident and started calling for outside investigations before the Fort Worth police department’s internal investigation...


Talk Show

Jimmy Fowler
Criterion Collection recently released a spiffy two-disc edition of Louise Malle’s ”My Dinner with Andre,” the love-it-or-hate-it 1981 gabfest between actor-playwright Wallace Shawn and actor-stage director Andre Gregory....



Fort Worth Having An Art Attack

Jeff Prince
It’s Christmas in July for early Texas art collectors – the big show is finally here and the paintings I saw hanging on the wall just a few minutes ago looked like the best bunch yet. The 8th Annual Collectors of Fort Worth...


One for the History Books

Gayle Reaves
If one were not from here, one might expect that an entity called the Texas State Board of Education would be a relatively quiet body, spending its time debating things like just how poorly public school teachers should be paid...