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- Improvised Silence, FTW
Last year around this time, Fort Worth’s experimental-improv Hentai Improvising Orchestra had decided to forgo public performances entirely. The quartet’s challenging nonlinear sonic art doesn’t necessarily jibe with traditional venues, full of drinkers, smokers, and chatty Cathys.
- City Grants a Reprieve
Last month, Fort Worth Weekly told readers about Sharon Baker’s battle to repair her crumbling Eastside home (“Seeking Shelter,” Dec. 21, 2011). In 1964, she saw her mother and father shot to death there. Since then she’s had what some people might characterize as an unhealthy fixation on the house, where she still lives as a disabled recluse.
- Cody Jinks Hits 30
The lanky stoner-looking dude at the bar at the White Elephant Saloon in the Stockyards might seem a little out of place amid all the Rockies and Stetsons, and you might wonder if the regulars figure he got lost on his way to a heavy metal show.
- More Woes at Dunbar?
The mother of one Dunbar athlete who was pinched on the nipples repeatedly by then-principal Doug Williams says that, although the incidents happened three months ago, no one with the Fort Worth school district has ever told her what actually happened to her son.
- Big changes for Northeast Loop 820 in north Fort Worth, Haltom City
Beginning tonight, Northeast Loop 820 will be sporting a very different look for drivers in north Fort Worth and Haltom City – and it's a configuration likely to last six months or so.
- Biden makes quiet visit to Fort Worth
Vice president raises more than $150,000 for Obama/Biden reelection campaign.
- Fort Worth rejects spending $510,000 on aviation exhibit
Council members want a new plan for temporary aviation exhibit.
- “Sovereign citizen” found guilty of aggravated assault of police officer
John Michael Tesi of Hurst was involved in a shootout with a Colleyville police officer on July 21.
- Garland Aims to Revitalize Centerville Marketplace Area
Garland accepts a federal grant to study how to redevelop the Centerville Marketplace area.
- Boxers in Dog Attack to Be Euthanized
The four dogs that mauled an 18-month-old boy in his backyard on Monday will be euthanized.
- Dallas Background Checks Expanded
Background checks to expand after New Black Panther leader discovered on Dallas County Homeland Security Committee.
- Expansion, Jobs Coming to Arlington GM Plant
More jobs and a $200 million expansion are coming to the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington.
- Street Artist Shepard Fairey Brings His Art To West Dallas
For decades, the story of West Dallas has been one of poverty, neglect, and hard times. It’s hardly the place one would go looking for great art.
- Astronauts In Orbit Chat With Eager Mansfield ISD Students
On Tuesday afternoon, fifth and sixth graders from Asa E Low Intermediate School anxiously awaited a direct link to the vast, cold darkness of outer space.
- Dallas City Councilman Looks For More Info About Meatpacking Plant
Dallas city council member Dwaine Caraway wants to know more about the Columbia Packing Company, the Oak Cliff company accused of dumping pig blood into the Trinity River.
- Susan G. Komen For The Cure Halts Planned Parenthood Grants
The nation’s leading breast-cancer charity, Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates.
- Body Found In Trinity May Be Man Who Jumped In During Chase
Dallas County authorities suspect a body found in the Trinity River Tuesday morning may be a man who jumped in while eluding police during a chase on Jan. 9.
- Too Early to Write Off Winter
It is tempting to think that after going 2/3 of the way through Winter without a major Arctic outbreak or ice storm that we can slide through the last 1/3 without any cares. But I [...]