Politics

Stage West Does Mamet

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with Dana Schultes, a longtime Fort Worth actor at Stage West who directed the company’s current production of David Mamet’s November. Two short video promos – one here...


Another Win for Palazzolo

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            Joe Palazzolo, the embattled whistleblower and former assistant principal at Arlington Heights High School won another round in his appeal to the Commissioner of Education to get his old job back and to o...



Michele Bachmann Needs New Song

Jeff Prince
Poor Michele Bachmann. First laconic rocker Tom Petty told the presidential hopeful to cease and desist from playing “American Girl” while she’s on the campaign trail. Then Katrina & the Waves told Bachman...


Meet and Greet New Super Walter Dansby

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  The World of Wisdom ministry at the Villas of Eastwood Terrace 4700 East Berry Street is hosting a “Day of Jubilee” with Fort Worth school district interim superintendent Walter Dansby on Friday, July 1, at 12 noon, acco...



“Earthlings” at 1919 Hemphill

Jimmy Fowler
Animal lovers and passionate vegetarians probably don’t need another excuse to be outraged, but 1919 Hemphill will provide one with the 7pm Sunday (June 19) screening of Earthlings, a 2005 documentary feature narrated by Joaq...


Black and Brown Coalition to Support Dansby for School Super

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A group of 20 faith-based, civil rights and grassroots leaders within the black and brown community have called a 5:00 p.m. press conference at the Fort Worth ISD Board Room to endorse longtime Fort Worth schools administrat...



Weinergate: It’s Monogamy, Stupid

Jimmy Fowler
Now that Anthony Weiner has admitted to the tweeted shlong, the U.S. congressman’s name has been added to the Hall of Shame for politically powerful men who’ve recently cheated, in some form or fashion, on their wives. Peop...


Preliminary TAKS Scores Do Not Bode Well for FWISD

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Preliminary TAKS Scores Do Not Bode Well for FWISD by Betty Brink The Fort Worth schools’ preliminary rankings on the 2011 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, otherwise known as TAKS, have been released by the Texas Edu...



GLBT Community Hosts First Mayoral Candidates Forum June 1

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Don’t forget: Tomorrow night, June 1, from 5:30 to 7:30, Fort Worth mayoral run-off candidates Betsy Price and Jim Lane are scheduled to talk and field questions at a forum hosted by the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Com...


Perry to Weigh Prez Run

Jimmy Fowler
So Rick Perry, after saying he was absolutely not going to run for president, just said this morning that he will consider running for leader of the free world after the state legislature adjourns. Perry has a history of crony...