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Any Given Sunday at Silver Leaf

Susie Geissler
I have a face that encourages men to explain things to me. Within minutes of sitting down at a typical cigar lounge, some guy will end up imparting unsolicited and often wildly inaccurate information about spirits, stogies, and...


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Sports Rush : Good Calls – Talking with Mike Pereira of Fox Sports

Rush Olson
One of the best calls Mike Pereira ever made : starting a charitable initiative that both helps veterans and meets a need within the officiating profession. Fox Sports NFL announcers bring in Pereira when there’s a question a...



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Indian Football

A nonprofit offers Native American youth shoulder pads and helmets — and hope.
Karen Gavis
As he slid $12,000 in hundred-dollar bills around the table, he asked his friends to reach out and touch it, to see what that kind of wealth feels like. Steve Cardwell then asked them if they would rather have the money or the ...


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Football Is Different

Rush Olson
Football is different from other sports. The ball’s not round, certain players aren’t allowed to touch said ball, and a game can fill 100,000 seat stadiums once a week with fans wearing colors not found in nature. Should co...



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Forbidding Football?

Rush Olson
In the sport of American football, violence sometimes begets more violence. I tackle you, you stiff-arm me, your teammate tries to block my buddy, who tries to shove him into both of us, the safety flies in over the top, and we...


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D-Jection

Fort Worth Weekly
Welcome to the NFC East, the NFL’s version of four eunuchs fighting over a condom. The collective incompetence of the New York Giants, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Washington Racist Nicknames have kept the Dallas Cowboys ...



Dancer LeAnn Benjamin performs in a hallowed museum’s exhibition space in National Gallery at the Modern. See Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 7 Much like their male counterparts, the TCU women’s basketball team is prospering this year. Unfortunately, so is everybody else in the Big 12, so even though the Lady Frogs are 8-4 at this writing, they’re near th...


Remi Budge and Caroline Ellis can’t help falling in love in Artisan Center Theater’s All Shook Up.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 31 If you’d rather avoid all the New Year’s Eve stuff (see sidebar) going on today, your best bet is probably Panther Island Ice. Fort Worth’s only outdoor skating rink has been brought back for another holiday se...



Tashina Richardson and Lindsay Harris are refugees from the apocalypse in Sundown Collaborative Theatre’s Said and Done.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 3 Just so we’re clear, Artisan Center Theater’s show ’Twas the Night Before Christmas is Kathryn Schultz Miller’s telling of Clement Clarke Moore’s story from a mouse’s point of view. Don’t confuse it with...


An avalanche gets too close for comfort to a ski resort in Force Majeure, at the Modern. See Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 The Italian composer Gioachino Rossini was constantly misspelling his own first name. He wasn’t very good at reading and writing, but he was excellent at composing coruscating comic operas, and he did it all before...