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Soundcheck 817: The Hendersons at The Grotto

Eric Griffey
This week, the Soundcheck party handcar trudged haplessly to The Grotto (517 University Dr.), where The Henderson’s will be playing tomorrow night (Feb. 27). Frontman Nolan Ryan Robertson and guitarist Caleb Stanislaw pla...


A LONG LINE OF PEOPLE HEAD TOWARD THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AT FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER (all photo by Jeff Prince)

Donald Trump Rally Draws Eclectic Crowd To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Some love him, some hate him, and some are only here for the show. Or, as one woman puts it, “I just came for the comedic effect.” One thing is certain. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump knows how to pu...



Eddie feature

On Tap in Fort Worth: Panther Island Brewing

Edward Brown
The last time I wrote about Panther Island Brewing was for a Fort Worth Weekly cover story in late 2014. The Northside taproom and brewery had opened only weeks before, and Panther Island Brewing founder Ryan McWhorter and his ...


Courtesy Brad Newton/Texas Rangers

Sports Rush: Spring Training Finds

Rush Olson
If you visit Surprise, Arizona for Rangers spring training, you probably won’t find yourself needing to source several bags of whole pecans. You likely won’t find yourself at the mall seeking the cheesiest temporary tattoos...



BEYONCE (still from "Formation" video)

Some Police Won’t Get In ‘Formation’ For Beyonce

Jeff Prince
Police associations are saying nay nay to Bey Bey. But are they just being childish? Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl was deemed anti-police, putting her on the sh*t lists of various law enforcement groups. Why is that...


Kyle Kinane

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) I got on the Kyle Kinane train fairly recently, and as a single white male in his late 30s, I can’t think of another comedian who more accurately speaks to my experience. Certainly, he’s got the jokes about getting shift...



Lin Yun receives her, uh, swimming orders in "The Mermaid."

Bonus Film Review: The Mermaid

Kristian Lin
Big movies tend to come out in the Far East around Chinese New Year, and the recent festivities included the likes of Kung Fu Panda 3. However, that movie and everything else got swamped by The Mermaid, an action-comedy that be...


Hill (center) has died of cancer after a long battle.

Mourning Nevada Hill

ANTHONY MARIANI
Please try not to think about it. Attempt to shoo from your mind the fact that while crotchety backward-minded souls still walk the Earth, and are often paid handsomely for their efforts, we have been deprived of a supremely gi...



Central track

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Show of the week alert: Central Track, the Dallas pop culture and fashion blog is celebrating its fourth anniversary on Friday night at Club Dada in Dallas. To Pete Freedman et al over there in Central Track Tower or whereve...


Cliburn

Concert Review: The Cliburn’s “An American Influence”

Edward Brown
The aim of the Van Cliburn Foundation’s festival series –– to examine different perspectives in music –– is broad. The first iteration last May exclusively featured works by Nineteenth-Century Polish expat Frédéric ...