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Visionary Awards: What a Blast

Anthony Mariani
First of all, thanks to everyone, all 200-plus of you, who came to Artspace 111 last Thursday night for our inaugural Visionary Awards. And thanks, in general, to all of our readers and supporters –– on that Thursday night ...


Visionary Awards Thu., Mar. 24, at Artspace 111

Anthony Mariani
We at the Fort Worth Weekly are proud to announce our inaugural Visionary Awards to honor and celebrate local artists working in disciplines as diverse as visual arts, film, drama, performance art, literature, fashion, or multi...



I’m Your Cap’n, I’m Your Cap’n

Jimmy Fowler
I wrung my hands over recent reports that Cap’n Crunch cereal was being phased out by PepsiCo, which is owner of Quaker Oats, the ship that floats Captain Horatio Magellan Crunch on the high seas of sugar-encrusted breakfast ...


Clumsy&Shy Music Blog Does SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Former Fort Worth Weekly intern and freelance writer Marjorie Owens has been running an ultra-hip, ultra-sleek blog, Clumsy&Shy, specializing in avant-garde pop/rock and associated with Pour le Corps, a newish record label ...



A New Definition of “Roving Reporter”

Gayle Reaves
It’s one of those things you thought you’d never actually see, like pigs flying, the Rangers in the World Series, falling ice being a health hazard at a local sports arena. The Star-Telegram posted the story on its web site...


Wild Wild West U. — Guns on Texas Campuses

Anthony Mariani
Texas college campuses are set to turn into the Wild Wild West if the lege allows students and teachers to carry firearms. Supporters claim that the relatively recent shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois would not h...



Super Bowl Post-”Glee” Analysis

Kristian Lin
I watched the Green Bay Packers’ defense come up big and Christina Aguilera flub her lines, but you’re not hear to read about that. You want to find out how the post-Super Bowl episode of Glee turned out. Read on, b...


R.I.P., Milton Babbitt

Kristian Lin
It’s no surprise that Milton Babbitt passed away over the weekend. The man was, after all, 94 years old. He was also one of serial music’s founding fathers. Unfortunately, he’s best known for this 1958 essay t...



Hmmpff — More Travel + Leisure Hate

Anthony Mariani
Though based on some recent anti-Fort Worth comments to a previous Travel + Leisure-related Blotch post, I’m not all that surprised that visitors to North Texas find us ugly (we rank 18th in the looks department, according to...


Too Much Classic Rock on KXT?

Anthony Mariani
Listening to KXT the other day, I heard, in order, The Who, Rod Stewart, The Monkees, and then … The Orbans? “OK,” I thought. “KXT is admitting that its donors are mostly Baby Boomers or the children of Boomers and is t...