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Police Report on Rainbow Lounge

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth police have just released some reports relating to the raid at the Rainbow Lounge raid on the night of June 27-28. Their version differs markedly from the accounts of numerous bar patrons interviewed by Fort Worth We...


Telegraph Canyon Preps New Album

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth folk-rockers Telegraph Canyon are in the process of positioning themselves for the Big Time, as well they should –– they’re excellent. The band recently hired multi-instrumentalist Brian McCorquodale from dearl...



The Gay Terminator

Jimmy Fowler
Nothing needs to be added to Kristian Lin’s review of ”Bruno” this week, but I have a few personal notes on watching the movie. As a lifelong gay movie fan who’s frequently been less than satisfied with “gay movies,...


Blotch-slapping T.O. Once Again

Jeff Prince
I Blotch-slapped Terrell Owens last week in my post “T.O. B.S.” for the way he was carrying himself on “Superstars,” a reality show that pairs a pro athlete with a celebrity and has them compete for billions of dollars ...



Local Film Industry Mixer Tonight

Anthony Mariani
Adam Dietrich, artistic director of the multi-media performance art group The Butterfly Connection, is hosting a film-industry mixer tonight at 6 p.m. at 7001 E. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 109, on the East Side. People either current...


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...