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Fort Worth: Too “Hip” for USA Today?

ANTHONY MARIANI
USA Today unleashed the breaking news that Fort Worth is “evolving from cow town to hipster city.” Catch your breath, I know. In a flyby article yesterday, writer Rick Jervis doesn’t clearly define “hipster” –– a ...


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“Black Boy Fly” at Jubilee Theatre

JIMMY FOWLER
As much as theater is a spontaneous art form that explores the important issues of the day, it’s not a particularly ripe medium for “ripped from the headlines”-style plots about hot button news stories. Playwrights tend t...



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Friday on the Green Offers Three Homegrown Bands

Jeff Prince
Friday on the Green’s got a scary-good lineup for tonight’s Friday the 13th extravaganza: Jetta in the Ghost Tree (featuring former Flickerstick frontman Brandin Lea), Kevin Aldridge & The Appraisers, and Mills ...


Blending dub with psychedelia, jazz, rock, and more, Sub Oslo is a sonic experiment that dates back years but is still as fresh-sounding as ever.

The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) There was a time (circa the early aughts) when a Sub Oslo show at the dearly departed Wreck Room was the hottest ticket in North Texas. Though the mostly Denton band (drummer Quincy Holloway resides in the Fort) hasn’t be...



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Rick Perry Just Killed His (Slim) Chance at Being President

JIMMY FOWLER
With the lightning-fast way news cycles and political fortunes change nowadays, the 2016 presidential election might as well be a century away. Predictions are pointless, but they’re also free and easy to make, so I’m gonna...


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Fort Worth School District Will Appeal Palazzolo Case – UPDATED

Eric Griffey
Updated by Melissa Wylie The Fort Worth School District will be appealing the verdict of the Joe Palazzolo trial. In March, the former Arlington Heights assistant principal turned whistleblower was awarded $2.4 million in his w...



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Show Goes On At Rockin’ the River Tonight

Jeff Prince
A little rain isn’t going to wash out tonight’s Rockin’ the River. The concert is moving indoors to the Shack at Panther Island Pavilion. “I’m excited for tonight because it’s the first time we have move...


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My Conveniently Sized World Cup Preview

Kristian Lin
I could easily blog 1,500 words on all 32 of the teams in the World Cup, but since I don’t want to drive my editors insane by forcing them to read all that verbiage, I’m confining my preview of the whole tournament to 1,500...



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The Best Players Not at the World Cup (Plus the All-Name Team)

Kristian Lin
The World Cup soccer tournament starts up this weekend, and so I’m here with my blog, sponsored by Fort Worth’s own Abbey Pub. I’ve never been to the Abbey, but I’m sure it’s a great place to watch the World Cup t...


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T Bone Burnett Blasts Online Music Rip Offs

Jeff Prince
T Bone Burnett grew up in Fort Worth, and he knows a thing or two about music. If you don’t believe it, look at the record producer’s mantle — he’s earned 13 Grammy Awards over the years. He’s also...