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Wild Food Class at Tandy Hills on Saturday

Peter Gorman
This press notice just came in from Don Young, the protector of Tandy Hills: Debbie & Bryan Pierce, founders of the Fort Worth Area Raw Food Network, will be teaching a wild food class at Tandy Hills this Saturday, June ...


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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Melvins are playing at Trees on Thursday. Do I even have to say anything else about this band to make you want to go? Okay, fine: If you think that new documentary about Kurt Cobain is really great, Melvins frontman King Buz...



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Cover Story Correction

Peter Gorman
Eagle-eyed reader, Donald B., caught a mistake in my new cover story Trains Rolled On, and wrote to me about it. While he seems to have enjoyed the story he also wrote this: “May I offer a correction.  I defer to you on ...


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Mammal Virus: Call the Audio Ambulance Tonight

ANTHONY MARIANI
Instead of at the Ozzie Rabbit, The Mammal Virus will be at The Grotto tonight (Thursday), headlining a stellar-ass 817 bill: prog-rockers Chingalotus, hard-poppers Mean Motor Scooter (whose new single, “Rhythm of Love,” is...



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Fort Worthology: Aparthomes

Kevin Buchanan
In the late ’30s, a Fort Worth cement contractor named C. M. Davis came up with an idea to kill two birds with one cement-colored stone: to demonstrate that cement was capable of being used in an architecturally interesting w...


Ornette Coleman

News Roundup: June 11, 2015

Kristian Lin
R.I.P., Ornette Coleman From New York comes the sad news that jazz legend and Fort Worth native Ornette Coleman has died at the age of 85. The saxophonist attended Terrell High School and blazed trails in the bebop movement wit...



DOROTHY LUCK IN HER SOCIALITE DAYS IN FORT WORTH (photo courtesy of Luck)

Al Jazeera Profiles Guardianship, Fort Worth’s Dorothy Luck

Jeff Prince
A probate court judge determines someone is too mentally impaired to handle their own affairs. The judge then appoints caseworkers, attorneys, and bankers to take control. Those people, in turn, help the judges keep their posit...


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News Roundup: June 10, 2015

Peter Gorman
McKinney Cop Resigns Eric Casebolt, the McKinney police corporal who had an unbelievable meltdown seen by millions when he went crazy, chasing, cursing and physically abusing black teens at a community pool party last Friday, J...



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Former KTVT/Channel 11 Anchor Adrienne Bankert Gets New Gig

Jeff Prince
Adrienne Bankert loves her some Fort Worth. But she’s flown the coop, landing on the Left Coast with a new job that she starts this week at KABC/Channel 7 in Los Angeles. She’ll be a reporter, anchor, and “a little bi...


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Women’s World Cup Update (The Sour Grapes Down Under Edition)

Kristian Lin
The sad realities of working in an office meant that I had to miss the Nigeria-Sweden game, which looked like a real barn-burner. Fortunately, I was on hand to see USA dispatch Australia 3-1 in their opening match, and I’ve m...