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Anthony Mariani

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‘Greatest’/‘Favorite’ Local Singers?

I came across a particularly fun Rolling Stone listicle the other day — it’s probably old — but it got me thinking. About myself, first (as...

Crowd Counters Right-Wingers

Bearing megaphones, rainbow flags, and the occasional firearm, more than 80 people protested this morning outside the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Led by the...

Celebrating Tone Sommer

Danny Ross and Tone Sommer’s friendship dates to the early 1980s, when the two backed Fort Worth blues legend Robert Ealey. The keyboardist and...

Takedown, Blue

“Fort Worth activist injured, arrested while filming police.” That’s the headline from the Dallas Morning News, and it’s only one of several blame-shifting stories going...

Surrealism and Us

Walking through Surrealism and Us, there’s a part of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth where the new exhibit and the building tease...

Third Places

He bounced the mini-basketball off the floor. Once. Twice. Three times. “Will you stop, please?” I pleaded from the recliner beside my dear 12-year-old in...

Rainbow Warriors

wHeRE’s y’All’S sTrAIgHt PRiDe isSuE? Tell me next time straight people are murdered, fired/unhired, or ostracized for being straight, and we’ll happily give you your...

State Sanctioned

You would think a panel discussion called “Protect Kids” would be about gun violence and how it’s the leading cause of death among Texas...

R.I.P., Tone Sommer

Along with the rest of the local music community, we here at the Weekly mourn the loss of Tone Sommer. The long-time musician best known...

So Campy

Before we dive into our rundown, an important word about water safety. If your young’uns go anywhere near a body of water this summer,...