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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....



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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...


Monty's Corner

Horne A-Plenty

A Dallas chef’s first Fort eatery, Monty’s Corner, is sinfully good.
JIMMY FOWLER
Shawn Horne might just be the Paula Deen of North Texas chefs. Horne earned raves for his fat-and-carb-laced chow at Dallas restaurants such as Horne & Dekker and Kitchen 1924. Perusing the menu of Monty’s Corner, his fir...



The FP opens Friday in Dallas

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The FP (R) Brandon and Jason Trost’s black comedy is about two rival street gangs who stage lethal turf battles with each other by playing a dance video game. Starring Jason Trost, Lee Valmassy, Art Hsu, Caker Folley...


Turner Classic Movies is bringing Casablanca to theaters for one night only.

Night & Day

Fort Worth Weekly
WED ▪ 21 Turner Classic Movies is bringing Casablanca to theaters for one night, supposedly for its 70th anniversary, though they’re really jumping the gun by a full six months, since the film didn’t premiere until Novemb...