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Thursday Morning Roundup

by Stephen Becker 5 Aug 2010 7:30 AM

Today in the roundup: The Toadies talk, FIT finishes up and the local film that’s got some in a tizzy.


MUSIC BITS: Clark Vogeler of the Toadies talks about the band’s new album, Feeler, which contains a lot of songs written way back in 1997. (quickdfw.com) … The Fort Worth Weekly music critics weigh in on a couple of new local albums. (fwweekly.com) … When you’re a bar band, the more types of music you can play, the better off you are. And Fort Worth’s the Boss Level can play them all. (dfw.com)

FITTING IN FIT: This weekend is your last to catch a show at this year’s Festival of Independent Theatres. To catch you up on what you’ve missed, Alexandra Bonifield of Critical Rant and Rave speaks with Russell Dyer, one of the driving forces behind FIT, on the This Week in the Arts podcast. Alexandra’s also been busy reviewing the FIT shows on her website.

MAD MEN: The locally shot Ticked-Off Trannies has been playing film festivals across the country since it debuted in the spring at Tribeca. And while audiences have cheered, it also has its share of detractors in the LGBT community. So what’s all the hubbub about? Fort Worth Weekly takes a closer look in this week’s cover story.