When you leave the state--and say you're from Texas--it's common to be stereotyped quite quickly as a Southern, y'all-sayin' lover of hot sauce and barbecue. There is, of course, some truth to the caricature--who doesn't like Sonny Bryan's or the convenience of sidestepping gender plurality with a simple y'all? But take a closer peek into the window of our city's soul and you'll see traces of cultural swagger somewhere. It's not like Dallas has its own reality show on Bravo yet, but with the new Performing Arts Center, the beautiful museum district in downtown, and the rising stardom of Louise Black, our city is becoming more and more,... More >>>