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Spain

Viva La Furia Roja!

Kristian Lin
So here are my thoughts as Euro 2012 ends with Spain victorious once more: Spain are superhuman Everyone is calling this Spain team the greatest national soccer team in history. We won’t get a definitive answer until someone ...


Your School Tax Dollars at Work

betty.brink
Fort Worth Weekly has reported in previous posts that the outside legal costs to fight Fort Worth ISD whistleblower Joe Palazzolo has reached more than $400,000 and is still climbing as Palazzolo will soon take his case to a s...



Corruption

Best Government Money Can Buy

Jeff Prince
The Supreme Court protects the rights of corporations to buy and sell lawmakers and continue leading the United States into the crapper. So, in honor of jail inmates singing “Hey, teacher, leave those kids alone” (f...


Southern Baptists: Still Wacky

Jimmy Fowler
If you want to know why so many young adults view organized religion with great skepticism, look no further than the monumental strangeness of this week’s Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans. A quick history lesson: Sh...



‘Phibs Raise the Flag

Jimmy Fowler
Lovers of culture and top-shelf theater, take note: Tomorrow (Fri June 22) at 5pm, Amphibian Productions will celebrate its new Near Southside performance space with a free, open-to-the-public champagne toast and flag-raising c...


Josh Weathers & The True+Endeavors play to a packed house, er, I mean, a packed park last Friday as part of Friday on the Green, a free monthly outdoor concert series brought to you by Fort Worth South Inc., Comerica Bank, and your friends here at Fort Worth Weekly.

Friday on the Green Pics

Anthony Mariani
A lot of people took advantage of the wonderful weather last Friday to see performances by three of Fort Worth’s most soulful acts –– Josh Weathers & The True+Endeavors, The Apache 5, and Foxtrot Uniform –– as par...



More Art Films in FW (Courtesy of Cinemark)

Kristian Lin
I spent last night at the opening of the Cinemark Alliance Town Center movie theater near the airport, which will be open to the public starting tomorrow. It’s a new venue for folks living on the north side of Fort Worth....


jail

Praising the Pokey

Static
Getting thrown in the pokey isn’t on Static’s bucket list, but, if you’re pokey bound, it might as well happen right here in Tarrant County — our jail is tops among large counties in Texas. Adan Muñoz, executive direct...



Charles Bowling’s 1936 painting “Texas Landscape” is emblematic of the kind of early Texas art to be celebrated this weekend by CASETA at Texas Wesleyan.

Early Texas Art Works

Big Ticket
Holy impressionism, Batman! The big-daddy annual symposium on early Texas art is this weekend at Texas Wesleyan School of Law. The Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA) held its first convention in 20...


Southwestern Seminary’s Master Chorale will join FWSO for a blast of Beethoven, Tue.

FWSO Gala

Big Ticket
Pulling out all the stops for its annual fund-raising gala this week, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony on Tuesday in Bass Performance Hall. The work is scored for massed cho...