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Downtown Fort Worth SketchCrawl

JIMMY FOWLER
You can do a lot of things with a group of people –– eat, watch a movie, play with your dog at a dog park –– but sketching (as in quick, superficial drawing) feels more intimate than a lot of those activities. Why? Beca...


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Visionary Awards Moved to Thu, April 17

ANTHONY MARIANI
Congratulations again to the winners of our Fourth Annual Visionary Awards: director Adam Adolfo, conceptual artist Bradly Brown, and the art collective HOMECOMING! Committee. Due to a scheduling conflict, the date of our celeb...



KONVICT KODY FOSTER HELPED BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LAST NIGHT'S SET (all photos by Jeff Prince)

Surprise Ending At Texas Music Showdown

Jeff Prince
The five members of Koe Wetzel and the Konvicts snaked their way through the crowd at White Elephant Saloon last night. Then they disappeared into a darkened back room. An employee poked his head in to see what was going on. &#...


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Cheap Date Alert: Three Great Movies For Price Of One

Jeff Prince
If you’re looking to show that special someone just how hip, wonderful, and badass you are, but you’re not made of money, then you might consider hitting the Shipping & Receiving Bar on Saturday. Three music do...



The gang's back together! Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, and Tina Majorino in "Veronica Mars."

Bonus Film Review: “Veronica Mars” Is Smarter Than Me

Kristian Lin
As was reported in many places (including this blog), the movie version of Veronica Mars made history last year by taking to Kickstarter for funding and breaking records. Over the weekend, I stopped in to see the film, and give...


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Dick Vitale Vs. A Cow: Who you got?

Eric Griffey
Hyperactive ESPN talking head Dick Vitale will be in the Stockyards tomorrow. The breathless, oft-screaming college basketball analyst will be at the Stockyards Visitors Center (130 E. Exchange Ave.) to go head-to-head in a br...



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Downtown Fort Worth Is America’s Best

Jeff Prince
Magazines like to create lists about cities. Top 10 Cities For This, and Top 25 Cities For That. People like lists. And local news media typically spread the word when their hometown makes a list, which, in turn, spreads attent...


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“Cosmos”: Sorry but Science is Boring!

JIMMY FOWLER
All forward-thinking people are supposed to be aggressively pro-science and super-STEM-y these days, to keep our children primed for competition in the global arenas of engineering and biomedical research. But I can’t keep qu...



Here's Scott Copeland in a still from one of Mills' videos.

Benefit for Fort Worth Videographer Sunday

ANTHONY MARIANI
For years, Harriet Mills has been taking videos of her favorite blues and roots musicians in Fort Worth, including Bill Ham, Scott Copeland, Jake Robison, Steve Hill Trio, Chris “Silver Fox” Watson, and dozens more. Though ...


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National Dream Hotline Opens Up the Phones in Fort Worth

Eric Griffey
I miss those commercials for the Psychic Hotline. Remember those? I think Esther Rolle starred in one them. Then there was the Tarot Card hotline commercials starring Miss Cleo, a woman with a Caribbean accent who wanted viewer...