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Time to SXSW

HearSay
Are you as “into” South by Southwest as you used to be? Even just a couple of years ago? I’m still undecided. Crazy, I know. New dad, busted for a DUI a while back, eclipsing middle age –– I’m the prime demo to the ...


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Black Market Timeshare

Chow, Baby
I don’t know why more restaurants don’t do timeshares. Occupying the same building seems to be working pretty well for Nonna Tata and Black Market Bakery & Café (1400 W. Magnolia Ave., 817-223-6909), the newly opened l...



Carolyn Judson was wonderful in Texas Ballet Theater’s Classic Combination. Ellen Appel.

Birthday for Ben

To celebrate the artistic director’s 80th anniversary, TBT danced up a storm.
Leonard Eureka
Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple bill at Bass Performance Hall. Classic Combination featured three great ...


Ryan (left-center): “The machines are a big part of our sound.” Courtesy of Mind Spiders.

Mind Spiders Punk at Heart

The Fort Worth/Denton synth-punk trio has solidified its sound.
Eric Griffey
There’s something almost serene about Mark Ryan. The thoughtful, direct, soft-spoken 40-year-old frontman/guitarist/songwriter for Fort Worth/Denton’s Mind Spiders carries himself with the confidence of a person who has fig...



Artes de la Rosa’s Big Fish opens at Rose Marine Theater (and not at this waterfall), Fri.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 2 - The touring festival may be called Mountainfilm, but it’s devoted to short films that celebrate all parts of nature. This year’s films stopping in Fort Worth include Freddie Wilkinson and Renan Özturk’s Rinpoche ...


Calvin Tillman, former DISH mayor, knows from experience that wells dry up rather quickly. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Gas Money Gone

The mailbox money that was supposed to arrive monthly for 30 years has dried up in the Barnett Shale.
Peter Gorman
When the landmen arrived in Fort Worth in 2007, they didn’t promise that every home owner would make a killing from leasing his or her land for natural gas exploration. But they did promise that every house would be getting f...



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Green Eyes Smiling

It wasn’t the Cannabis Cup, but this past weekend’s pot festival was uplifting.
Ryan Grounds
A couple of months ago, after hearing that the second annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo was going to be held in Fort Worth –– Fort Worth! a weed festival in my neck of woods! –– I felt the sun begin to shine...


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D Magazine Dubs Fort Worth “Best Little Suburb of Dallas”

Jeff Prince
I suppose we should be flattered. The March issue of D Magazine devoted its cover and a ton of friendly ink and images spread out over 12 glossy pages to Fort Worth. But it’s hard to get too excited.  The kiddie-pool depth o...



A LONG LINE OF PEOPLE HEAD TOWARD THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AT FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER (all photo by Jeff Prince)

Donald Trump Rally Draws Eclectic Crowd To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Some love him, some hate him, and some are only here for the show. Or, as one woman puts it, “I just came for the comedic effect.” One thing is certain. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump knows how to pu...


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Finding Common Ground

Steve Steward
Chef David Hollister had a busy 2015. Along with opening Fort Worth’s two Dagwoods craft beer-and-giant-sandwich emporiums, one near Ridgmar Mall, the other in the West 7th corridor, he quietly helped launch a new TCU-area ga...