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Not So Free

Two weekends ago, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in McAllen made headlines when people from all over Texas came to protest the...

Woman. Mother. Ph.D.?

In May, I earned my doctorate from Texas Christian University. In June, a media firestorm was unleashed on the subject of women earning doctorates....

Twelfth Night Shakes Gender Order

A vital sign of the health of a city’s arts culture is an annual summer Shakespeare festival of any variety: traditional or adapted, indoors...

School Sounds

KTCU has brought back something that’s been missing from its regular weekly playlists for years: local modern rock music. New co-manager Geoff Craig has...

Arhats and Demons

Takashi Murakami makes a point of referencing ancient traditions of Japanese painting, its formal discipline and flat surfaces. Yet no one would mistake his...

Spellbound

The dark, smoky room seemed fitting for a class on witchcraft spells.  I followed the address on the Facebook event page to a nondescript office...

Inside Jeremy Joel’s Brain

Jeremy Joel has made a name for himself as a type of cultural ambassador for the Near Southside. His murals, strewn throughout the neighborhood,...

World Cup Preview

KL: Hello, everyone, and welcome once again to the Fort Worth Weekly World Cup tournament preview. America is out of the big dance, but...

Father Fighter

My dad and I have taken several road trips together over the years, and we’ve been blessed with a great relationship that’s made those...

Summer Beers

A moment of levity gave Jeff Wood the inspiration for Adiós Pantalones, a recently released lime-kissed cerveza. It was two summers ago, and the...