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- Food for Art’s Sake
I’ll be the first to admit that modern art is sometimes a little over my head. I certainly appreciate it, but I have a hard time wrapping my mind around some of the more far-out pieces. As much as I’d like to understand why a little black dot on an otherwise empty canvas signifies something other than a very lazy artist, I just can’t bring myself to jump down that rabbit hole.
- Rollin’ Large
When I pushed open the door to Cowtown Bowling Palace, I wished I’d brought my sunglasses. This is the brightest place I’ve been in weeks, I thought. Above me, fluorescent lights gleamed angrily, as if it were my fault the place was full of rowdy-ass children up past their bedtimes. I laughed to myself. Forget about that Ridglea place. This is where it’s at.
- Vaquero Coming Home
One day fairly soon, perhaps by year’s end, the city will install a 10-foot bronze sculpture depicting a Mexican vaquero sitting atop his pony overlooking North Main Street. Future generations will marvel at the city’s first public art to honor Hispanic culture, but few will know the trials and tribulations that went into securing the artwork. A real vaquero could have driven a herd of cattle from Cowtown to Calgary and back in less time than it took to get the statue built — and with less drama.
- SXSW with Hanna Barbarians, Quaker City
Fort Worth fuzz-rockers The Hanna Barbarians have lined up a non-sanctioned gig during SXSW, the annual Austin-based music festival and conference (the weekend of Friday, Mar. 16). At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 14, at The Blind Pig, in the heart of all of the action, 6th Street, the Barbs will perform as part of a showcase put on by Tinderbox Music, the national music promotions and distribution company with which the band has been working since this summer.
- Number of flu cases doubled this month in Texas, CDC says
The CDC announced Friday that this is latest start to flu season in 24 years.
- Van transporting Fort Worth woman accused of kidnapping daughter hits deer; extradition delayed
Kimberly Fields is expected to be back in Tarrant County by Wednesday.
- Fort Worth Transportation Authority is sued over death of pedestrian
Judith Peterson, an XTO employee, was struck by a bus as she crossed Houston Street.
- Fort Worth man gets 45 years in prison for 1997 rape-murder case
The case remained unsolved until 2009 when Roberto Vento was linked to the slaying through DNA evidence.
- Police Admit Errors in Chiropractor Investigation
Three McKinney police officers were disciplined after an internal investigation showed mistakes in a sexual assault case.
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- TCU Cases Still Not Filed in Court
The district attorney’s office says the cases of those accused of selling drugs on and near TCU are working through the system.
- 1 Killed, 6 Injured in Crash
At least one person was killed Friday afternoon in a head-on collision in Fort Worth.
- Fort Worth Museum Hosts “Engineering Week”
In today’s high-tech world, there’s no shortage of amazing gadgets out there, but there is a shortage of engineers in this country to make them possible. That’s one of the reasons the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is hosting Engineering Week this week, in hopes of attracting the next generation of engineers.
- Second Juvenile Pleads Guilty In DART Murder
The mother of a 19-year-old killed when he was pushed in front of a DART train isn’t satisfied, but Friday she accepted the plea bargain from one of her son’s alleged killers.
- Rangers Owner Nolan Ryan Talks Hamilton, Trust
Despite the media circus going on around him, Nolan expressed his confidence in his players – especially Josh.
- Plano Work-From-Home Company In High Demand
Demand for Working Solutions’ services right now isn’t just good. Owner Kim Houlne says it’s great.
- McKinney Schools Feeling Small In New District
No one wants to be constantly beat up by someone bigger. But that’s what some McKinney high school students fear will happen to them after a controversial decision that forces them to compete with schools more than twice their size.
- Old Fashioned Tent Revival Visits Surprise
YuMania has given way to the Josh Hamilton mea culpa where on Friday morning he quoted everything from 2nd Corinthians 2:7 to Bobby Boucher’s mother, played by Kathy Bates, in the movie “The Waterboy”.
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