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Everman teachers say religion is a tool of harassment at their high school.

God and the Principal

Everman teachers say religion is a tool of harassment at their high school.
ANDREW McLEMORE
Everman High School teachers are divided over what happened in an April faculty meeting with Principal Nita Page. No one disputes that the principal, as usual, invoked her Christian faith. The question is: Did she use it to int...


Chuck E. Cheese, Before and After

Jimmy Fowler
File this under “It’s about time”: The North Texas-based company that owns the Chuck E. Cheese children’s pizza franchise has given its giant rat mascot a radical image makeover. No longer does he resemble your fat, t-s...



fireworks

Not Everyone Has Fireworks Fubar

Jeff Prince
San Diego planned a huge fireworks show last night but a computer glitch accidentally set off all the fireworks at once — five minutes before the show was even set to begin. Reminds me of my last date. Around these parts,...


Best drummer Matt Mabe throws up the horns as Nick Choate catches a ride with Michael “Big Mike” Richardson, whose Box of Rock won best cover/tribute band. Vishal Malhotra

2012 Panthys

Quaker City Night Hawks, Holy Moly come up big in our 15th Annual Music Awards.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Quaker City Night Hawks rule the roost. In our 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, celebrated on Sunday at Piper Hall in the West 7th Street corridor, the gritty rock quartet won all four categories in which it was nomi...



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...