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The Bright Side of #Kentrification

Laurie James
It seemed like a few people were grousing when Will Churchill and Corrie Watson, siblings and co-owners of the Frank Kent brand, started moving and shaking in the Near Southside three years ago. The pair started their alleged c...


Ben-Hur

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
OPENING Ben-Hur (PG-13) Not the 1959 Oscar-winning epic, but another adaptation of Lew Wallace’s novel about a prince (Jack Huston) seeking revenge for his enslavement during the time of Christ. Also with Toby Kebbell, Rodrig...



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2016 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards in Pictures

Eric Griffey
Thanks to everyone who came out for the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards last night at Shipping & Receiving. Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners. A full list of the winners will be announced in our Hearsay colu...


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Concert Review: Leon Bridges at Shipping & Receiving

Jasun Lee
What an incredible year and a half it has been for Fort Worth’s Leon Bridges. A major label released debut album; performances on just about every late-night talk show and Saturday Night Live; an invitation by President Obama...



Toadies

Photo Essay: The Toadies at Martin House

Dustin Schneider


Mabe

The 2016 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival in Photos

Eric Griffey
I hope everyone had as much at our little festival as I apparently did. (You know it was a fun night when everyone who sees you the next day greets you with a mix of taunting concern and medical advice: “Man, are you OK? You ...



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A New Reality of Terror

Steve Steward
I don’t really know what to say about the Orlando nightclub shooting that hasn’t already been politicized by one side or the other, hammered into swords, and swung against its opposite until the points are dulled and everyo...


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Untapped: Craft Music

HearSay
I love beer. Beer is my favorite. Beer is good. Beer is delicious. And beer is all I need to get me through another day of full-time work and full-time parenting and full-time husbanding and ugh! Somebody grab me a beer! And th...



LARRY JOE TAYLOR PLAYS MARK CIGAINERO'S CHILI PEPPER GUITAR ON STAGE LAST NIGHT AT THE LJT TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL. (Photo by Rob Grogan)

Hot (As In Spicy) News Update: Chili Guitar A Hit

Jeff Prince
Coastal-and-western singer Larry Joe Taylor christened the chili pepper guitar that Mark Cigainero introduced to the world yesterday at the annual LJT music festival and chili cook-off. The event runs through Sunday. A few year...


The Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival returns, Thu-Sun.

Eat Up

Fort Worth Weekly
The Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival goes on this weekend, and it’s almost as much of a reason to welcome spring as the warmer weather. The theme of this year’s festival is “Taste the New Texas,” but just to prove that...