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Donate Denim And Help Local Kids

Jeff Prince
Got some jeans you need rid of? Got a kid that needs a new pair? Want to help a charitable cause? Tired of being asked questions? Then screw down your high hat and wind your watch: Belk stores are hosting a denim donation for U...


Catch Rhett Miller at Shipping & Receiving this weekend.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
Editor’s note: The following are recommended in addition to The Dangits’ album release show at Lola’s Saloon Saturday and Collin Herring’s CD release at The Aardvark Friday. 1.) Rhett Miller, naturally, is the biggest r...



Curtain call featuring (from left to night) Buddy Brae, Corrie Donovan, Cecily Gordon, Chrisian Bester, Ricky Ian Gordon, Colleen Mallette, Jenna Meador, Amy Stewart, Alison Whitehurst, and Anthony Fortino

Beautiful Festival of American Song

EDWARD BROWN
America has left an indelible mark on the world of vocal music, thanks in no small part to composers like George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, among others. The American song genre can be difficult to define, though, since it pul...


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Camp Bowie Boulevard Blacktop Gets New Sheen

Jeff Prince
Some folks got a thrill this past weekend seeing street construction workers removing the asphalt blacktop from Camp Bowie Boulevard between the Kimball Museum west to the big intersection at University Drive. Most of Camp Bowi...



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Dallas Morning News Writes About Lake Worth Monster

Jeff Prince
I’m just now seeing this story about the Lake Worth Monster that The Dallas Morning News published last week. In 1969, someone reported seeing a half-man, half-goat creature near Lake Worth. The public later dubbed the cr...


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Ricky Ian Gordon: An Introduction

Kristian Lin
I wrote about Ricky Ian Gordon in the Night & Day page this week, but I didn’t really have the space to give much of a sense of what his music is about for those who are new to him. I figured I would use YouTube clips...



CHRIS GORRIE (courtesy FWPD)

Fort Worth Welcomes Gay Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police detective Chris Gorrie identifies himself as gay on a YouTube video to let others know that a gay man can work at the Fort Worth police force and be supported by his peers, or at least not have to endure confr...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) At the bar the other night, Telegraph Canyon frontman Chris Johnson was celebrating his band’s last day in the studio. The follow-up to 2009’s The Tide and The Current (seems like decades ago, right?) should be out earl...



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Riscky’s Cowboy Day Rib-Eating Contest

JIMMY FOWLER
This Saturday is National Day of the American Cowboy, so “giddy up, dogie!” and all that good stuff. The Stockyards, of course, are home to authentic working cowboys, not the perfumed, panty-waisted posers of Hollywood’s ...


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Fort Worth Guitar Show Turns 13

Jeff Prince
Before you become a rock star and spend the remainder of your short life in a drug- and sex-fueled whirlwind, you’ll need a  good guitar. This weekend you’ll have hundreds of axes to choose from, new or used, cheap...