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Untitled: Groundhog Day

Christopher Blay
I was forwarded an exchange between an artist and an event organizer that has me thinking (again) about how artist negotiate the landscape of making, exhibiting, and selling art. The essence of the exchange was that artist shou...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Austin by way of East Texas pop rock band Purple headlines a show at Lola’s Saloon on Thursday night, starting at 8:30 with local garage punks Vegan Shark, who are followed by indie rockers Picnic Lightning, and the spacey...


Sports Rush: The Big Leagues of Officiating

Rush Olson
At a recent event, a youngster got to meet his basketball idol, someone he’s loved watching perform on national television.  The pro provided the up-and-comer some useful knowledge about making his game better, although in t...

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Amon Carter Gets a Rainbow

Kristian Lin
Officially, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s exhibit Plexus No. 34 doesn’t open until Tuesday, but you can in fact see it right now if you head over to the museum. The Mexican-American artist Gabriel Dawe ha...


On Tap In Fort Worth: Revolver Brewing Company

Edward Brown
Revolver Brewing Purchased by MillerCoors The craft beer market has proved yet again that it’s as unpredictable as Donald Trump’s Twitter feed. Yesterday, Revolver Brewing’s owners announced that MillerCoors, though its c...

on March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California.

DEA Declares Earth To Be Flat

Jeff Prince
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is sticking to its long-held belief that marijuana has no medicinal value and should be categorized as a Schedule 1 drug right alongside LSD, heroin, and cocaine. All those people who us...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) The best show of the weekend is down in the bottom slot, but here’s a good one for Wednesday night: Weaves at Three Links in Dallas, with local support courtesy Bummer Vacation and Narrow Head. A lazy critic’s or publici...

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Sports Rush: Of Tex and Texas

Rush Olson
The Yankees announced this week that the last reason a Rangers fan might reasonably have to cheer for them to win a ballgame will go away at the end of the season. Or at least that’s the way it is for me. I supposed, technica...

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Bonus Film Review: Suicide Squad

Kristian Lin
Once upon a time, Warner Brothers revived its Batman series with a talented young director at the helm named Christopher Nolan. And it was all great, as Batman Begins and The Dark Knight brought in large hauls at the box office...


Sword Play

Edward Brown
The bright sound of clanging steel broke through an otherwise quiet, balmy summer day near White Rock Lake in Dallas. As joggers and other passersby paused to stare at the curious sight of grown men engaged in combat with medie...