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Arlington Grapples With Spring Break Rep

I hope you’re happy, Arlington tourism officials. The city’s police have been forced to put a “no refusal” policy in place for DWI suspects...

“Acting 101” at Stage West

Actor and director Andy Baldwin (pictured left with Lee Jamison) has been a frequent presence on North Texas stages over the last few years....

Front Burner Taking Over Gold Standard

And we were just starting to become good friends. The impending demise of The Gold Standard might come much sooner than anticipated. Tomorrow (Friday), said Gold...

D. Anson Brody: A Song a Week for a Year

Now that major record labels have become the sole province of mega-stars, local musicians are coming up with creative ways to release new music....

Catholic Scandals: The Ultimate in Reality TV

Some Catholic commentators have lamented the latest round of tabloid-quality scandals besetting the Vatican. Tragic that so much vanity and human error should impede the...

Video Boom at 1919 Hemphill

Can we expect a revival of interest in movies on VHS the way music on vinyl has enjoyed such a wave in the digital...

Puritan Justice, Tarrant County-Style

I think the Tarrant County d.a.’s office may have a thing about getting down and dirty in court. Last year a jury got to...

Pastrana Finally Buried in Mexico

Fort Worth theatergoers who caught Amphibian Stage Productions’ play The Tragic Life & Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana last November should find this interesting:...

Um, Hurray for Lunchbox?

A lot of people think Texans are a monolithic population. You know, we all wear cowboy boots, rope dogies, and such. But Texas is...

See the Play, Then Try the Cupcake

I’ve been covering live theater in North Texas for –– gulp –– about two decades now. But I recently encountered a first: A cupcake...