Sports Rush: A Playoff Crowd (Sort Of)

Rush Olson
If the Cowboys played the Cleveland Browns in the Super Bowl at the same time a last-place Rangers team took on a first-place Oakland A’s squad, how big a crowd would the baseball game draw? Yes, I realize it’s a prepostero...


Soundcheck 817: Matt Tedder at Rahr & Sons (Friday on the Green)

Eric Griffey
Local muso and expat of NBC’s The Voice is headlining our Friday on the Green bill this month. The Texas Gentlemen and Katie Robertson will also play. Tedder was nice enough to join us at Rahr Brewing Co. to play a tune a...

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Untitled: Giovanni Valderas: Forged Utopia

Christopher Blay
Giovanni Valderas’ solo exhibition at the MAC gallery in Dallas’ Cedars neighborhood is a vibrant and vivid commentary on the not-so-subtle transformations of the urban landscape by real estate signs. He creates paintings t...


Announcing Half of the Music Awards Festival Lineup #MAF16

Eric Griffey
To help get you all lathered up about the 14th Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival (#MAF16) on June25-26, we’re going to leak half of the bands that will playing. This year, as Hearsay mentioned in his column last wee...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) This month’s Friday on the Green is headlined by Matt Tedder, who, like Luke Wade before him, appeared on the radars of moms around the nation (“Do you know Matt Tedder?” asked my mom sort of recently) by his appearanc...


On Tap in Fort Worth: Untapped Beer & Music Festival

Edward Brown
I’ve been to many beer festivals. What sets them apart (in my mind) is really just two things: beer selection and crowd size. I factor in crowd size because long lines slow access to the thing I go to festivals for — beer. ...

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Considering Kate Beckinsale

Kristian Lin
Sometimes you need a vacation to step away and think. I recently took a week of personal time and found myself pondering Kate Beckinsale (and the fact that I haven’t done one of these Considering pieces in a while). Of co...


Sports Rush: Jeff Banister and Cat Osterman Discuss Coaching

Rush Olson
“Athletes want to know do you care about me And can you help me get to the next level? And that’s it. You care by developing a relationship.” Rangers manager Jeff Banister Banister’s statement came as part of a prog...

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Streaming Audio: Un Chien’s “Amarillo”

Eric Griffey
Local rockers Un Chien and the good folks at Hand Drawn Records are letting us stream the band’s first single off its upcoming album, Where We Belong. Enjoy “Amarillo,” and be on the lookout for the full recor...

Oil Boom

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Self-promotion alert: my band, Oil Boom, is playing at Lola’s Trailer Park on Friday night, with Carey Wolff & the Morning After opening. It’s Oil Boom’s first appearance on the Trailer Park stage (which sort of ma...