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Festival of the Kid

While children absorb way too much of our collective attention –– attachment parenting, anyone? --–– a festival of plays written by kids for kids...

“Morganville: The Series” Debuts

Just in time for your Samhain/Toussaint/Dia de los Muertos/Halloween binge-watching pleasure: The first episodes of the new vampire web series Morganville are now available....

Without a Paddle

Every time the issue of corporal punishment in Texas public schools comes up, I always have the same response: I can’t believe they still...

FW Weekly Movie Reviewer Is A Stinkin’ Liar

I was re-reading “No One Here Gets Out Alive” the other day and was amused by the recollection of how Doors singer Jim Morrison...

Cowboys’ Season Still Alive

You can blame Orlando Scandrick for that missed open-field tackle (not easy) and that holding penalty late in the fourth quarter (fatigue-induced) that kept...

No Labels: The Politics of Wuss

Have you heard about the new national political organization called No Labels? It’s a ragtag collection of journalists, pundits, and politicians who claim they...

“A Dirty Shame” Redux

The Sundance Channel has screened John Waters’ underappreciated 2004 comedy “A Dirty Shame” several times over the past month. (Another showing is scheduled January...

The Real Scoop on Selena

Pop sprite and Grand Prairie native Selena Gomez told a Dallas-based radio show that junk food is responsible for her recent hospitalization. Um, right....

FW actor’s notes

For interesting little glimpses of the triumphs and frustrations of a Cowtown stage actor, go to www.stagewest.org and hit “Actor and Director Blogs.” There...

Jubilee Bags NEA Grant

Jubilee Theatre just announced it has received its first ever National Endowment for the Arts grant. The cash will go toward commissioning and developing...