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Cover illustration by Melody Newcomb.

The Journey Continues

After beating drug addiction and homelessness, a local couple is battling health issues — all on newspaper deadline.
Peter Gorman
Last Saturday, the day before Easter, Stephen Karnes stood on the ground floor porch of his Southside apartment in The Villages at Samaritan House, a nonprofit organization that has been supporting Fort Worth’s homeless commu...


Davey Rayner’s tattoos come in handy at his new job. Photo by Ryan Grounds.

Tats in the Workplace

They’re welcome now more than ever but are still a touchy subject.
Ryan Grounds
Davey Rayner is getting ready for his latest interview. Like most job seekers, the 26-year-old Arlingtonian takes a shower, combs his hair, takes a shave, puts on a button-down shirt, and pulls on his “Fort Worth slacks,” a...



Nikka Morton, Gina Monday, and Steven Griffen get Biblical in Jubilee Theatre’s God’s Trombones.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 23 - Some 30 years after Titian first painted the subject of Jesus’ burial, he returned to it with another painting of The Entombment of Christ, which displays the Venetian artist’s freer later style and features a depi...


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Fort Worth’s First Senior Playground Coming?

Age-friendly outdoor spaces are all the rage.
Edward Brown
As outreach and advocacy director for AARP, Carmel Snyder represents a population that rarely makes waves in Fort Worth City Hall. While limited food access and a lack in public transportation affect tens of thousands of Fort W...



(From left to right) Lauren Childs, J.W. Wilson, and Leigh Ann Williams are set to put Fort Worth artists to work. Photo by Edward Brown.

The Art Corridor

There’s a new contemporary art gallery in town.
Edward Brown
Along with every other gallery in Fort Worth (and some in Alrington and even Euless), Fort Works Art celebrated Spring Gallery Night last Saturday. But unlike every other gallery in town, Fort Works Art was also celebrating its...


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Tony Ferraro

A Parrot Buys a Hotel
Jasun Lee
Tony Ferraro has spent the past few years firmly placing his thumbprint all over the North Texas music scene. From his days fronting indie-pop darlings Eaton Lake Tonics, to the role-swapping he has engaged in via various proje...



Photo by David Dunn.

Lonesome Dove’s Rawhide

After years of transforming leather into art, Jim Linnell is excited to celebrate the legendary TV series.
DAVID DUNN
When most people look at a sheet of leather, they usually see just that: a piece of smooth, firm material. But leather crafter Jim Linnell sees each one hiding a new creation, like how a painter views a canvas or a sculptor a m...


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Torn Apart

Another mother and her ward are separated by probate judges and Guardianship Services Inc.
Jeff Prince
A fun outing to a Fort Worth bingo hall on a pleasantly warm January afternoon was soured after Billy Mittel tripped in the parking lot, took a spill, and scraped his shoulder, legs, and chin. The strawberries and bruises were ...



“Right turn, Clyde”

Right Turn, Clyde

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What do you call someone who stands on the side of a highway and blasts pepper spray at a group of passing bikers? Around these parts, you call him a police officer. One of the bikers posted a video on Facebook showing the offi...


Michael Carver-Simmons stars in SceneShop’s play at Fort Worth Fringe Festival.

On the Edge

Fort Worth Weekly
Ordinarily we would give pride of place to Spring Gallery Night (see: Saturday blurb), but we can’t resist an arts festival that’s making its debut, especially one with so many different performing acts. That would be the F...