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Unfair Park
3:28 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Two Dallas Abortion Clinics in Danger of Closing After Hospital Yanks Docs' Admitting Privileges University General HospitalLast month, an appeals court upheld a key provision of Texas' new anti-abortion law requiring doctors performing the procedure to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. A women's health clinic in El Paso was the first casualty.... More >>
The Mixmaster
3:27 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Nerd Out with this Trailer for Jellyfish Eyes Here's some news you should be excited about: Yesterday, the Dallas Museum of Art announced that they will be the first American museum to screen Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's live action ... More >>
City of Ate
2:50 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Club Schmitz Is Dead The Scoop Blog reported moments ago that Club Schmitz, the beloved Dallas dive bar located on Old Denton Road, will close its doors forever on the last day of May. The news will undoubtedly sadde... More >>
City of Ate
1:20 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Making Music With Sichuan Peppercorns It's been almost three years since I brought a bag of Sichuan peppercorns into the office, and doled them out to an unsuspecting editorial staff. As everyone let the papery husks sit on their ton... More >>
Unfair Park
1:18 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Dallas PD Has a "Person of Interest" in Murder of M Streets Teen Dagoberto CastanonDallas police think they have a lead in the death of 13-year-old Ethan Vasquez. At a press conference this morning, Deputy Chief Gil Garza Dagoberto identified 24-year-old Dagoberto Castanon, a convicted car thief, as a "person of interest" in... More >>
The Mixmaster
12:34 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Don't Miss Fort Worth Opera's 2014 Festival, Opening This Weekend The 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival starts this weekend and you know what that means: time to head to Cowtown and binge-watch opera. Instead of spreading productions out across several months... More >>
City of Ate
12:21 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Happy Easter! I Hate Peeps. If you've never had a Peeps, know this: It's like eating a tablespoon of sugar lovingly dusted atop a mouthful of your gramma's cellulite. Pretty sure those are the two main ingredients, just be... More >>
DC9 At Night
11:09 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Introducing Jeff Gage, the New Dallas Observer Music Editor It's a long way from here to Minneapolis. About 14 hours, in fact. I know because I made the trip myself last weekend, having packed everything I own into a U-Haul and hopping on Interstate 35, w... More >>
Unfair Park
10:15 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
R.I.P. "Boats and Hoes PAC," a Texas Republican's Ill-Advised Tribute to Will Ferrell Remember how in the 2008 comedy Step Brothers Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly try to launch an entertainment empire with an absurdly misogynistic rap video? And how it ends in disaster when they wreck the boat they were filming... More >>
City of Ate
9:56 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Super Chix Has Sandwich-Shamed Chick-fil-A. Bless Them. Last week we reported on Yum! Brands' new creation, which is appropriately dubbed Super Chix. The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut has reincarnated battered and fried bird strips, i... More >>
Unfair Park
9:04 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Dallas Judge Carlos Cortez Loses Bid to Keep Allegations of Drug Use, Child Molestation Secret Carlos CortezFor the past three-plus years, Dallas County District Judge Carlos Cortez has been fighting to keep potentially damaging allegations about his personal life secret. On Wednesday, Cortez lost the fight. A Texas appeals court decided that, even though none... More >>
The Mixmaster
9:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
17 Awesome Things to Do in Dallas, April 17-20 Let's talk about this week. It's been a long one. Work has dragged on with sluggish despair and now all you're waiting for is 5 p.m. on Friday when can park yourself in front of a strong whisk... More >>
Unfair Park
7:06 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
In Grapevine, a Record-Setting Chalk Portrait of Jesus' Face Fellowship ChurchTwo thousand years ago, give or take, the Romans nailed Jesus to a cross and left him to die. Since then, he has become the centerpiece of one of the world's dominant religions, revered by billions, inspiring wars and... More >>
City of Ate
7:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Stock and Barrel Inches Closer to Late Spring Opening I'm obsessed with this series of YouTube videos titled Build It With Bruce. They feature Bruce Russo, whose design company B.Russo Designs is charged with the build out of Jon Steven's anticipat... More >>
DC9 At Night
6:14 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
The Ten Best Neil Young Songs Neil Young is simply beyond common musical criticism. Certainly among all of the classic folk, folk-rock and rock the man has recorded over the past 50 years, there have been some clunker albums. ... More >>
DC9 At Night
5:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Rageville Music Festival Raves (or Rages?) through Dallas Pulsing EDM and rattling hip-hop will officially be wed in trapped-out matrimony this Saturday, April 19, as Dallas welcomes the first ever Rageville Music Festival. The ADHD brainchild of Inte... More >>
DC9 At Night
3:06 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Old 97's Ticket Giveaway: Tell Us Your Story After all these years, there's still something special about seeing the Old 97's back where they started -- right here in their native Dallas. Perhaps it's Rhett Miller and the boys' longevity; p... More >>
Film Feature
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Transcendence Director Wally Pfister Doesn’t Want Immortality (Neither Does Johnny Depp) When Wally Pfister won an Oscar for Inception, his sixth film with Christopher Nolan, he went home and put the statuette on his mantel. "And then... More >>
Feature
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Asylum Insanity Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly... More >>
Dish
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Gemma Is Making Beautiful Food, from Sea to Briny Sea The first time you pull up to Gemma, it can be difficult to pin down what you've gotten yourself into. While you thumb your wallet for small bills... More >>
Stage
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Ochre House Gets Hip to '50s Comic Lord Buckley with The Passing Show Hipster, flipsters and finger-poppin' daddies, it's time to slip your orbs toward one Lord Buckley. He was a regal cat-daddy, an original, a... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
In Dom Hemingway, Jude Law Goes for Greatness Going bald is the best thing that ever happened to Jude Law. Britain's prettiest export did the best he could with his burden of good looks. He... More >>
Music
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Remembering the Farm, the Oklahoma Commune Where Red Dirt Music was Born There is no sign or marker for the Farm. Like the music it gave birth to, the Farm's past exists largely in oral history bordering on legend and... More >>
Ask a Mexican
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Why Aren't Italians Called Latinos? Dear Mexican: One thing I find a little antagonizing is the use of the term "Latino" as a synonym only for "Hispanic." I've noticed that you tend... More >>
Stage
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
At Kitchen Dog, Gidion's Knot Feels Like Two Hours of Study Hall It was a mistake to put a clock on the wall of the set for Gidion's Knot, the two-character Johnna Adams one-act now running at Kitchen Dog... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Under the Skin Is Alluring, Creepy and Great The promise of seeing Scarlett Johansson fully nude is probably enough to lure lots of people into Jonathan Glazer's alien-among-us fantasy Under... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Dallas News
Transcendence Gives up the Ghost in the Machine. Sometimes it's helpful to know certain details about how a film has come together. And sometimes it's just so much information. Transcendence, the... More >>
Unfair Park
4:50 pm
Apr. 16, 2014
Dallas News
Sheffie Kadane Speaks His Mind on DISD Home Rule. It Doesn't Take Long. A lot of words were spoken at today's joint meeting of the Dallas City Council and Dallas ISD board of trustees. Most were on point, for or against the call to draft a home-rule charter. Some were illuminating. Almost all... More >>
Unfair Park
3:54 pm
Apr. 16, 2014
Dallas News
Pallavi Dhawan Describes Last Day of Son's Life in Affidavit When the Frisco Police Department discovered the body of 10-year-old Arnav Dhawan in his Frisco home, they said, he was lying in a dry bathtub with a cloth wrapped around him, surrounded by plastic bags. His mother, Pallavi Dhawan, had... More >>
City of Ate
3:36 pm
Apr. 16, 2014
Dallas News
Gemma Serves Some of the Best Desserts and Tea You Can Find In Happy Endings, food critic Scott Reitz travels part of the globe that says "Dallas" in search of great desserts and great places to eat them. This is the sixth in an occasional series. In a ... More >>

From the Print Edition

Asylum Insanity Asylum Insanity

Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes… More >>

Why Aren't Italians Called Latinos?

Dear Mexican: One thing I find a little antagonizing is the use of the term "Latino" as a synonym only for "Hispanic." I've noticed that you tend to favor Hispanic… More >>

Texas Refugees' Courtroom Nightmare Texas Refugees' Courtroom Nightmare

They arrived by Beast. It was the summer of 2011, and Juan and Jose, twin brothers from Honduras, had decided to flee to the United States. Thousands of young Central… More >>

At Orr-Reed Wrecking, Hannah Hargrove Inherited Treasure in a Junkyard

One day in 2013 Hannah Hargrove stopped being a kid. She had been out of college a year, working in the family business. On the day her father, John Hargrove,… More >>

Why do Mexicans Say Mande?

Even though throughout the years since I came to the U.S. 20 years ago I have seen it happening with less frequency, the use by Mexicans of the expression ¿Mande?… More >>

Not All DISD Reformers Are Elitist, Public Ed-hating Zombies

In the smoke, din, blinding flashes, screams, roars, flying body parts, weird music and scarily bad odors blasting out from Mayor Mike Rawlings' enormously maladroit public school takeover campaign, there… More >>

Mexicans Hate Mexicans Most

Dear Mexican: I'm a second-generation Orange County-raised pocho. Both sides of my family have been civil rights activists since the 1940s. My mother's family took part in the landmark case… More >>

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