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  • Battle on Mockingbird

    published December 30, 2010

    The Armed Forces Bowl match-up between the SMU Mustangs and the Army Black Knights is branded as "more than a bowl game," presumably a nod... More >>

  • Keen on Texas Music

    published December 23, 2010

    If Willie Nelson is the king of the Texas-based country genre, then Robert Earl Keen is the prince behind the throne. Keen, who ranks high... More >>

  • Go For Two

    published December 16, 2010

    Texas high school football is more than an institution--it's a religion. The football-flavored drama served up by the eerily on point TV show... More >>

  • Shed Some Light on History

    published December 9, 2010

    Do a Marty McFly and travel back in time to the 19th century during Candlelight at Old City Park in Dallas. The two-day weekend festival... More >>

  • Surrender, Fort Worth

    published December 2, 2010

    Break out the cigarette lighter--Cheap Trick is in town. The '70s power-pop group is the poor man's Rolling Stones: Both have been touring,... More >>

  • Santa's Garden

    published December 2, 2010

    For some unfathomable reason mothers can't resist plopping their kid down on Santa's knee, crocodile tears and leaky diapers be damned. No wonder... More >>

  • What Happens In Cairo...

    published November 25, 2010

    Reality takes a backseat in Cairo Time, a love story targeted to ladies who buy J. Crew sweater sets and consider Nora Roberts a... More >>

  • Whole Lotta Drums

    published November 18, 2010

    Few face the problem of living up to a famous father's legacy like Jason Bonham, son of John, revered Led Zeppelin drummer. The younger Bonham,... More >>

  • T-n-A, Done the Right Way

    published November 11, 2010

    My most lasting memory of a visit to the Musee de Orsay in Paris is of Clesinger's "Woman Bitten by a Snake." Her naked body, sculpted straight... More >>

  • A Chinese Twist

    published November 4, 2010

    The Golden Dragon Acrobats spin from ropes, flip through hoops, balance umbrellas on their toes, and leap like cats. The traveling troupe... More >>

  • Hege-ing Our Bets

    published October 28, 2010

    Hegemony (n.): the political, economic, ideological or cultural power exerted by a dominant group over another group, usually through unwitting... More >>

  • Casa Whore

    published October 21, 2010

    The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas--no, this isn't a belated "Best of Dallas" recommendation--is opening this weekend for a quickie run at... More >>

  • The Angelika Film Center Presents...

    published October 14, 2010

    When the usual spate of sub-par horror movies clog theaters in the weeks leading up to Halloween (Saw 36, anyone?), there's a certain... More >>

  • Ace Chefs

    published October 7, 2010

    Nothing loosens the wallet like an excellent glass of wine. 20 Dallas area chefs, lead by Kent Rathbun, will pair delicious food with dozens of... More >>

  • The Cowgirl Honors Lone Star Royalty

    published September 30, 2010

    A cowgirl is more than a woman who ropes and rides and dons a ten gallon hat. Cowgirl poetess Helen Odom had a thing or two to say about these... More >>

  • Video Killed the Radio Star

    published September 23, 2010

    Tired of combing through dozens of Netflix recommendations for fresh flicks, only to be disappointed? Well, launch yourself off the couch and... More >>

  • This Patch Has Plenty

    published September 16, 2010

    "Oh, Great Pumpkin, where are you?" Linus laments in the classic kid's flick It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, as he awaits the... More >>

  • Jaap It Up

    published September 9, 2010

    The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is hosting a black-tie night of Beethoven for its annual gala, themed "Of Life and Love." Music director Jaap van... More >>

  • O, Canada... We're Waiting for You

    published September 2, 2010

    The buzzing cacophony of vuvuzelas has long since faded from our collective consciousness and televisions. For those suffering from World Cup... More >>

  • DIY In The Fort

    published August 26, 2010

    The Great Recession has spurred a spike in the popularity of do-it-yourself projects. Learn to maximize your home's potential at the Fort Worth... More >>

  • Otherwise Known As "Cakelettes"

    published August 19, 2010

    A cupcake is the little black dress of desserts. Both can be dressed up for a wedding or toned down for a birthday party. Wannabe bakers can learn... More >>

  • Half Price Raiders

    published August 12, 2010

    The general rule of movie sequels is simple: don't make them. Good movies come singly and perhaps in the rare trilogy, but as is the case with... More >>

  • Vival La Mexico

    published August 5, 2010

    Gandhi, generally considered to be a pretty smart guy, once said no culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive. Expand horizons by immersing... More >>

  • By The Horns

    published July 29, 2010

    Empty Red Bull cans don't have to be an unwelcome reminder of last night's Jagerbombs. With a little imagination (and maybe a dash of Jager for... More >>

  • Authorization Required

    published July 22, 2010

    The City of Your Final Destination is as provocative as the title suggests. Based on the book of the same name, the film follows... More >>

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