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Around Fort Worth

“Taking Tiger Mountain” in Dallas

We don't usually concern ourselves with Dallas events here at Blotch, but this is worth checking out. Taking Tiger Mountain, a 1983 independent film...

Middle-Finger Johnny Cash Painting Missing from Lola’s Saloon

An iconic piece of Lola’s Saloon has gone missing. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the venue’s black-and-white painting of Johnny Cash giving the...

Former KTVT/Channel 11 Anchor Adrienne Bankert Gets New Gig

Adrienne Bankert loves her some Fort Worth. But she’s flown the coop, landing on the Left Coast with a new job that she starts...

A Tribute to Gay Classical Musicians

Sharon Isbin plays at TCU this Saturday, courtesy of Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society (who, by the way, just announced a giveaway of free...

Varsity (Tavern) Blues

They’re fairly typical sneakers. Air Jordan 3s, to be exact. Clean, puffy, and black with white and red trim, they don’t look terrifically grungy...

In Defense of Leon Russell

I recently told somebody that blues guitarist B.B. King was coming to Verizon Theatre on October 8 and that I was excited about Leon...

Jen Floyd Engel Dodges Balls Of Hate

The last we heard of Jennifer Floyd Engel -- the Little Ball of Hate, as she was known as Fort Worth Star-Telegram's longtime sports...

TBT’s Swan Lake: Full Bloom

Since taking over Texas Ballet Theater 10 years ago, artistic director Ben Stevenson has presented a wealth of full-length ballets here that he created...
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Toast & Jam with Nancy Lamb

Just 24 hours after major surgery, artist and sculptor Nancy Lamb toasts and jams in her jammies from her hospital bed at Texas Health...

What Should Texas’ State Bird Be?

Yesterday I was directed to Nicholas Lund's post on a birding blog about how to improve each state's choice of state birds. I can't...