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Cliburn Amateur Competition Report

Kristian Lin
In one way, I’m perfectly qualified to cover the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition. Who better than a film critic who occasionally forays into classical music criticism because he likes doing it to cover a b...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) You might not get to catch BULLS at the Chat Room on Saturday afternoon, but they’re playing Friday night at Lola’s. Openers include Danny Diamonds (great name!), Wolfs (not a bad name either – funny when said out loud...


On Tap in Fort Worth: Cobra Brewing Co. / 44Bootlegger

Edward Brown
Cobra Brewing Company We Lewisvillites still brag about our 1993 and 1996 Lewisville High School 5-A football state championship wins like it was yesterday. I grew up in the city, now home to Cobra Brewing Company. Considering ...


Important: MAF16 Parking/Ticketing Info

Hey, folks. We are as excited as you are for this weekend’s festivities: Nearly two dozen Fort Worth bands from 2 to 9pm Saturday on the Near Southside (The Boiled Owl Tavern, The Chat Room Pub, The Live Oak Music Hall, and S...


Sports Rush: Mazara Is In A Great Position

Rush Olson
We’ve known a lot about Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara since he became a rich man at the age of sixteen years old. The Rangers paid the Dominican millions to join their organization, and baseball’s prospect e...

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Steal Game, Steal Taco, Spike Global Warming

Jeff Prince
Taco Bell is giving away free tacos between 2 and 6 p.m. as part of its “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion with the NBA. What do you bet there will be lines stretching for blocks at every Taco Bell in town? Peop...

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Untitled: 897 Square

Christopher Blay
UTA’s Fort Worth campus’ Gallery 76102 has selected Fabiola Valenzuela as the winner of its 6th annual juried art competition. She is a 2015 graduate of UTA’s painting program with a minor in Art History, and works at...

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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Thursday is apparently the 4th annual Global Day of Discovery. I am not completely sure, but it looks as if this celebration was invented by Renaissance Hotels. As such, there is an event at the Renaissance Worthington downt...

A perfect scallop St. Jaques sits on a slice of watermelon. (Courtesy of Farrar Food Photography).

Restaurant News: Le Cep’s New À La Carte Menu

Laurie James
Le Cep Restaurant’s co-owner and chef Sandra Avila made a splash on the restaurant scene two years ago by offering her Parisian cuisine in a price fixe menu of four or eight courses. But beginning this week, Avila’s menu no...

John Brooks

Copa América Update

Kristian Lin
Hello, everyone. I was on vacation when the Copa América Centenario started, so I didn’t publish a preview piece for the big tournament, but I’m back now, and I’ve got my soccer expert hat back on. Team USA o...