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Half Moon screens at 6:30pm at TCU, Sid Richardson Bldg Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 12 Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi has long been obsessed with capturing the bewilderingly diverse music of his country on film, as he did in his 2010 film No One Knows About Persian Cats. His 2006 effort Half Moon, li...


Nervebreakers, Fort Worth Cats Are Back

Ken Shimamoto
Back in the post-bicentennial ’70s, pioneering Dallas punk-rock kingpins The Nervebreakers opened for The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, and The Clash, but their performance that’s most indelibly etched in my shaky memory took p...



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LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The Charlie Shafter Band churns out the bad-boy Americana as effortlessly as posterboy Ryan Adams does but with a little less pretension. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Shafter and drummer Joel Dreistadt hail from Decatur, Ill...


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Jeff Prince
A couple of native sons are rubbing elbows with some big names in the comedy scene these days, and they’re in town this week performing for us local yokels. Guitarist Eric Knudson and comic Alex Reymundo grew up in Hurst ...



Bleu Edmondson

Laurie Barker James
Dallasite Bleu Edmondson likes Fort Worth. A lot. Last fall, before his acoustic show at Sundance Square’s 8.0 Restaurant and Bar, he bemoaned the contrast between Fort Worth’s thriving, diverse venues and his homet...


Johnny Cooper

Laurie Barker James
Guitarist-singer-songwriter Johnny Cooper isn’t even old enough to drink legally but has probably listened to more records than folks three times his age. The Wichita Falls wunderkind’s bread and butter is Texas Mus...



Johnny Cooper

Laurie Barker James
By Laurie Barker James Guitarist-singer-songwriter Johnny Cooper isn’t even old enough to drink legally but has probably listened to more records than folks three times his age. The Wichita Falls wunderkind’s bread ...


The Show: Drowning Pool

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A funny thing happened to Drowning Pool on the way to the forum: The wheels fell off the chariot.



The Redwalls

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A lot of burgeoning artists are fortunate enough to inherit their parents’ record collections and discover music they missed during its first go-around.


Total Pandemonium

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If anyone in town knows how to think big, it’s Smoothvega.