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‘Phibs Screen “Medea” at the Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Throughout history and in every culture, the worst possible crime has always been the murder of children by their own mothers. (Dads offing their tykes, while hardly condoned, doesn’t seem to rise to that level. Even in homic...


(From left to right) Jennifer Chang, Aleksandra Holowka, Karen Hall, and Kevin Hall brought the music to the masses Sunday.

Double Shot of Chamber Music

EDWARD BROWN
Late Sunday evening, the independent coffeehouse Avoca Coffee, on the Near Southside, provided the casual (and great-smelling) backdrop for The Hall Ensemble’s first and only public performance this fall. Cellist Karen Hall a...



UNCONFIRMED REPORTS SAY LOVE IS EXCITING AND NEW, AND THE LOVE BOAT IS EXPECTING YOU.

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs NY Big Giants

Jeff Prince
Troy Aikman screwed up in the announcer’s booth during yesterday’s Dallas Cowboys game with the New York Giants at Jerry World. He said former quarterback Roger Staubach stands above all others. “He’s a great ma...


WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMED FOR ABOUT 150 PEOPLE AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING BAR LAST NIGHT (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey’s Odd But Entertaining Road Show

Jeff Prince
Signs surfaced early that Willis Alan Ramsey’s show was going to be interesting. Ramsey and his wife (and opening act) Alison Rogers Ramsey limped literally and figuratively into their sound check at 5 yesterday afternoon...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Not as many hot commodities or touring headliners are participating in Lolaspalooza this year, chiefly because of the namesake club will be more than doubling in size soon (“Lola’s Doubles Up,” Oct. 15), but this year...


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DFW NORML Wednesdays at House Bar

JIMMY FOWLER
Get all the jokes about Twinkies and Visine out of your system right now. It’s true that DFW NORML has a sense of humor about the recreational side of cannabis. (One of their taglines is “Isn’t it high time you joined?”...



A JACKSBORO HIGHWAY GAS STATION HAS GAS FOR $2.89. (Photo by Jeff Prince).

Reverse Sticker Shock Today At Gas Pump

Jeff Prince
When I filled my gas tank last week, the cost was over $3 a gallon. Today — $2.89 a gallon. Seems like it’s been a couple years since I recall seeing a “2″ at the front of a gas price. Thanks Obama! (If ...


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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Seattle Seahawks, The Dude

Jeff Prince
The so-called 12th Man in Seattle (the 90,000 fans who pack CenturyLink Stadium and believe they can alter games by their rowdy presence) found an ally in the 13th Man — the Dallas Cowboys special teams. The units fumbled...



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Bass Hall Resident Arts Groups Fight To Keep Free Parking – Updated

Edward Brown
Bass Performance Hall’s resident arts groups — the Van Cliburn Foundation, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra — are sounding the alarm after being notified that they may soon lose ac...


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Remembering Bo Powell

ANTHONY MARIANI
One thing’s for certain: Bo Powell lived a full life. Though best known as a painter and muralist, Powell, who died Wednesday night at home at the age of 74, also worked as a roughneck, radio DJ, train conductor, long-haul tr...