Monthly Archives: January 2012

Go Tell It on the Mountain

Even now, Henrik Ibsen doesn’t really get his due. It’s hard for us to appreciate the rut that European theater was stuck in in...

“Draw ‘Til Dusk”

As a UNT art professor told me many moons ago, drawing is an excellent, unsung form of meditation –– as long as you don’t...

JT Hodges Rally On Friday

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will welcome Nashville recording artist JT Hodges back to his hometown on Friday and give him a key to...

Black & White Casino Ball

Fans of casino-style games should set aside this Saturday night (Jan 28) to attend the Rose Marine Theater’s Black & White Casino Night Ball,...

Songwriters Galore At Grotto Tonight

Generally speaking, singer-songwriter nights at area clubs can be painful. Droning hacks abound. Eardrums assaulted. Abort! Abort! But I can say with confidence that listeners...

Free Mammograms at Stock Show

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation is making hay while the Fort Worth Stock Show is going on. Next Tuesday they'll sponsor...

Etta James 1938-2012

I had the great pleasure of interviewing Etta James in 1995, when her autobiography Rage to Survive was released. The extraordinary versatility and richness...

Thank God For Facebook…

...otherwise our very own American Airlines would be the most hated company in the land. 24/7 Wall Street crunched numbers and analyzed consumer data to...

Fat Stock Show Song Benefits Students

Students who pursue an agricultural education at college will be tipping cows with joyous hearts -- a new scholarship fund has been established for...