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2014 Stories by Patrick Williams

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  • Look, It Was Only One ...

    published April 10, 2014

    They still call Detroit the Motor City. As if. And Philadelphia is the City of Brotherly Love? Whoever came up with that one obviously never met... More >>

  • Draw the Melons, Don’t Just Look at Them

    published April 3, 2014

    Are you, like a certain former U.S. president, a budding artist looking to expand your horizons? Tired of sketching the usual still lifes of bowls... More >>

  • Shave and an Aria, Two Bits

    published April 3, 2014

    Did you know that the role of Rosina in Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville was originally written for contralto, but a general... More >>

  • Not Black or White, Just Read

    published March 20, 2014

    You could, one supposes, redo Star Wars without lightsabers, Spider-Man without shooting webs or Peter Pan without wire rigs. But why?... More >>

  • Little Runaways

    published March 20, 2014

    Try saying this: orthotics, carbo loading and rock ’n’ roll. Hmm. Nope. Doesn’t have the same ring as sex, drugs and rock... More >>

  • Artists for Animals

    published March 13, 2014

    For most cat owners, purchasing a pet bed is, at best, wishful thinking. You really think Fluffy is going to curl up on some fancy cushioned item... More >>

  • Still Funny After All These Many, Many Years

    published March 13, 2014

    As a fan of daily newspapers, two dark days haunt me: when Bill Watterson produced his last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip and when Dave Barry... More >>

  • Will They Do the Fandango?

    published February 27, 2014

    It was probably inevitable that someone would create a musical based on the works of Queen. The ’70s band’s flamboyant music has a... More >>

  • When Worlds Collide in Song

    published February 20, 2014

    Anyone who has buried a parent knows there’s nothing like a sudden death in the family to uncork a little introspection, reconciliation and... More >>

  • Two Hearts Meet as One

    published February 20, 2014

    Before Spanish conquerors and churchmen stepped foot in the New World, representations of the human heart were not uncommon in pre-Columbian art.... More >>

  • Music to Please Your Ear Chambers

    published February 13, 2014

    Pianist Jon Nakamatsu and clarinetist Jon Manasse will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church (1220 W.... More >>

  • Keep Watching the Sky

    published February 13, 2014

    As a terrified child growing up in a tornado-prone region, I was given many pieces of advice about how to tell when a tornado was coming. Greenish... More >>

  • Irish Eyes Smile at House of Blues

    published February 13, 2014

    Kicking off a U.S. tour, Irish tenor Paul Byrom will perform Wednesday night on the Voodoo Stage at House of Blues, 2200 N. Lamar St..... More >>

  • Auto Erotica

    published February 13, 2014

    Ahhh, the DFW Auto Show, that consumerist orgy. This year, it has more than half a million square feet of exhibit space featuring nearly... More >>

  • Kicks With the Family

    published January 16, 2014

    It’s an old truism: The family that ruptures bad guys' spleens together, stays together. Sadly, in this modern, cuckoo world, we just forget... More >>

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    Buzz Year in Review

    published January 2, 2014

    This year, our annual news rehash features some really good news. You ready? Here goes. Jesus came back. That's right: J.C.,... More >>

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