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The Panther Awakes

2006 FW Weekly Music Awards
FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
This year is all about change. First off, that sleeping panther. If he had any remaining hope of snoozing on a downtown street, we’re putting the notion to rest. That cat is definitely wide awake. Second, take a gander at the...


The Flaming Heart

Why should gays be denied the pleasures of Catholic guilt?
Jimmy Fowler
On the recent April night when I became a Catholic, my feet hurt like hell.



Ken

Legend Shadows

Shannon Jackson’s jazz drumminghas brought worldwide fame— and hometown obscurity.
KEN SHIMAMOTO
The haunting music wafts out of the black-painted frame house. The notes have no trouble negotiating the double layers of wrought-iron fence, surrounding first the porch and then the yard of Ronald Shannon Jackson’s home. The...