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Told Ya So! Texas Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

I don’t like to brag –– in fact, I love to brag –– but I saw today’s ruling by a federal judge against Texas’...

Gloria Campos Stops Spreading The News

Holy Tweet! Gloria Campos says she’s hanging up her Teleprompter after 30 years in television news. March 7 marks her final newscast at Channel 8. Campos,...

Are Rumors Of Baker Hotel’s Rebirth Greatly Exaggerated?

The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was slowly limping toward a sad end when Fort Worth Weekly last visited in 2003. The dilapidated hotel...

Lone Star Film Society Screens “Sunrise”

Since there are so few chances to see expat German director F.W. Murnau’s silent stunner Sunrise (1927) on a big screen, movie fans should...

Way to Go, Michael Sam

I played college ball. Small-time but still. Some of our coaches and several teammates had coached and played on the D-I level, and they...

Denise Lee Does Cabaret at Stage West

Music fans in the 21st century have all but forgotten the art of cabaret singing. But that performance style –– in which a vocalist...

2014 Peaceful Vocations Poetry Slam

USA Today and other news outlets blared the Pew poll headlines just a few days ago: More than half of Americans think our military...

2014 Stupor Bowl Ride

One advantage of being a non-football fan on Super Bowl Sunday is: You have the roads and highways virtually all to yourself. Starting late...

Safety Panel on Workplace Shootings

If you think about it, people who favor tough gun control laws are motivated by pretty much the same thing as those who want...

“The North Pool” at Amphibian Stage

A couple of years ago Amphibian Stage Productions had a smashing success with playwright Rajiv Joseph’s tender, mournful dark comedy Animals Out of Paper,...