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Welcome, Wayside Ballroom

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Right now, The Wayside Ballroom is a mess. Electrical cables dangle from the “ceiling,” machinery and tools are strewn across the dust-and-debris-covered floor, and at least 10 metric tons of musical gear weighs down the st...


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Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 28 - Fort Worth’s most eclectic venue, The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, just added author appearances to the sort of events that it hosts. Today, Sanderia Faye visits to read from her debut novel Mourner’s Bench, a...



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Van Raiders

For most local musicians who’ve had their gear pinched, their best hope isn’t the cops. It’s social media.
Steve Steward
Of course with any theft, an item’s intrinsic value is impossible to quantify. You can sell an amp for what it’s worth, less the price of personal attachment and personal expenditure in terms of maintenance money and of the...


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Colors of the Orchestra

Fort Worth Weekly
Karina Canellakis took Dallas Symphony Orchestra to our side of the county line last January, and now she’s back with a program designed to show off the various musical instruments that make up an orchestra. After Mozart’s ...



Holograms

Film Shorts

Kristian Lin
Opening Jem and the Holograms (PG) Based on the 1980s animated TV series, this live-action musical stars Aubrey Peeples as a small-town girl who unexpectedly vaults to stardom as a singer. Also with Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perri...


The sushi at AMC Grapevine Mills is standard-issue, but the entrées are great. Photo by Lee Chastain.

A Great Sequel

AMC Grapevine Mills’ new menu is a remake that’s better than the original.
Kristian Lin
  I spend lots of time at AMC Grapevine Mills watching movies that don’t play anywhere else in North Texas. Occasionally, I wind up eating there between features, so I noticed immediately when the theater revamped its me...



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Grackle Be-Gone

Jeff Prince
Recently I was circling downtown Dallas streets looking for a curbside parking space, but they were all full. When I finally saw an empty spot under a nice shade tree, I whipped in, parked, filled the meter with coins, and went...


Sophia Ceballos’ untitled work is part of the Exhibitionists show.

15 Hours

Fort Worth Weekly
This week’s spotlighted event is called Exhibitionists, but you will be either relieved or disappointed to find out that there won’t be large numbers of naked people running around. No, this is a pop-up event being put on b...



This 16th-century manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi is part of Spirit and Matter at Dallas Museum of Art.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 23 - When the Muslim faith ruled a swatch of the world ranging from Spain to central Asia, their artists and artisans were known for their skill working with paper, ceramics, jewelry, metal, and fabrics. You can glory in th...


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Justice Not For Sale Act

Peter Gorman
On Thursday, Sept. 17, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), along with three house democrats, introduced the Justice Not For Sale Act, which would ban the federal government and state and local jurisdictions from...