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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...


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Jimmy Buffett’s Fort Worth Gig His Hottest Ticket

Jeff Prince
Jimmy Buffett’s summer tour will take him across the Midwest and the East Coast in support of his new album Songs From St. Somewhere (2013). The concert ticket drawing the biggest bucks on the aftermarket, however, is to ...



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Curtain Comes Down on Class Act

Peter Gorman
On Thursday, June 5, Lon Burnam announced that he will not take his lawsuit–which dealt with how mail-in ballot applications were acquired in the recent Democratic primary–to the federal level, ending three months o...


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Top 5 (Non-Local-ish) Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) For a house party, the 2nd Annual Most Excellent Fest is looking pretty stout. Along with a diverse mix of locals and regionals –– from Fort Worth’s Bummer Vacation, whose Jordan Richardson-produced album should be ou...



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Hard Twist: Brutal, Beautiful Ranch Women

NICOLE CRITES
For folks who managed to grow up in cowboy country without learning a thing about ranch life, a hard twist refers to the old-time Manila hemp lariat rope that is tightly twisted or hard twisted. It can also be used to describe ...


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TBT’s Swan Lake: Full Bloom

LEONARD EUREKA
Since taking over Texas Ballet Theater 10 years ago, artistic director Ben Stevenson has presented a wealth of full-length ballets here that he created during his long tenure with the Houston Ballet. One of the most rewarding i...