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Rob The Roving Reporter Survives Larry Joe Taylor Fest

(Editor's Note) Larry Joe Taylor’s 25th Anniversary Texas Music Festival & Chili Cookoff was every bit as great as Arlington native and Austin singer-songwriter...

Reason No. 837 To Love FW — Self Policing

I've closed down my share of beer joints at 2 a.m. and left smelling like the ashtray that Keith Richards keeps beside his toilet....

Hot (As In Spicy) News Update: Chili Guitar A Hit

Coastal-and-western singer Larry Joe Taylor christened the chili pepper guitar that Mark Cigainero introduced to the world yesterday at the annual LJT music festival...

Luthier Takes Chili Pepper Guitar To Larry Joe Taylor Festival

Most local guitar pickers go to Mark Cigainero when they need work done on their six-string babies.  Cigainero and his brother, Mitchell, have been...

Top 5 Shows

1) If you go to a bar tonight (it’s Wednesday), you’ll probably be treated to some sort of 420 celebration. If that bugs you,...

‘Dear President Obama’ Screening Thursday Night

The natural gas drillers who used bullying and deceptive tactics to roll over urban residents in a quest for greed are getting their karmic...

Ethan Couch, Parents Pucker Up For Taxpayer Teat

Remember those parents who were so wealthy they spoiled their kid to the point of being blame-free for his actions? The Ethan Couch “affluenza” case...

Nelson, Jennings Coming to Lola’s Trailer Park

The importance of topical humor isn’t lost on Lukas Nelson. I ask him about the upcoming show that he and Shooter Jennings will be...

FWSO Musicians Locked Out

Looks like the labor negotiations for Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra's musicians have taken a turn for the worse. The Dallas/Fort Worth Professional Musicians Union...

Fort Worth Firefighter Shane Harmon Finalist For Award

After 9/11, people couldn't slather enough love on emergency workers, particularly firefighters -- 343 of them died that day trying to save people. Almost 15...