The remaking of SMU basketball with the game's most persistent coach.
Beach HouseFriday, September 21, at Palladium Ballroom, $22/$25Would a Beach House fan go buck wild if I said their new album, Bloom, sounds pretty much the same as its predecessor, Teen Dream? I'm not saying Teen Dream isn't an immaculate record, or that the band's previous performance in Dallas at ... More >>
Originally from Akron, Ohio, Patrick Stark, chef at Sundown at Granada, enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America fresh out of high school at 17 years of age, partially because he just wanted the get the hell outta town. He's worked throughout the United States, a few spots in Europe and had a t ... More >>
My relationship with Dallas before June 12, 2011, was tenuous. I got tattooed there with Dennis Rodman during the summer of 1994 and stayed for a week, but I was shit-faced the whole time. I visited for a few days during baseball's winter meetings in 2000, when A-Rod signed with the Texas Ran ... More >>
Delonte West did not schtup LeBron's mom. That other shit you heard? Yeah, that's probably true.It won't get the buzz that landing Lamar Odom or Vince Carter will, but last night the Mavericks made what will easily be their most interesting move of this abridged off-season, signing guard Delo ... More >>
The Misfits' Michale GravesNothing pisses rock fans off worse than the lead singer of their favorite band being replaced. This happens across genres, but it's most common within hard rock -- pop, country and R&B vocalists' departures are usually a precursor to their solo efforts; very rarely ... More >>
Here We Go Magic won't be performing in Denton this weekend.It looks like the trouble with Matthew Gray's Denton County Proper that we mentioned just days ago was only the beginning. It seems that Gray, the lead singer of the critically acclaimed Denton band, Matthew And The Arrogant Sea, and the ... More >>
Thursday, September 23, at Superpages.com Center
Even if European soccer owner Tom Hicks convinced Major League Baseball to inject the same screwy tables that govern soccer into America's pasttime your Texas Rangers wouldn't be a playoff team. But, alas, they wouldn't be relegated, either. If baseball were run according to European soccer ... More >>
I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>
Pete Freedman Phosphorescent captivates the crowd at Mohawk's Patio.Night two at SXSW 2009 very much encapsulated everything I love about SXSW: Writing down a schedule of shows to see, throwing it out the window and catching a whole different lineup of acts that were probably better than any ... More >>
Keep It Hid (Nonesuch)
"There were no vegetarian restaurants in Akron. Plus I wanted to do something to help destroy the mall culture of downtown." (Chrissie Hynde, who some of us--well, at least one--consider the most beautiful woman in the world, on the opening of her first restaurant. The VegiTerranean is, as you guess ... More >>
OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the c ... More >>
Attack & Release (Nonesuch)
Saturday, January 20, at Good Records, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sons of Hermann Hall, 8 p.m., with Pleasant Grove
Don't think Mark Cuban's hip-hop opinion means anything? Try telling that to PPT.
Tuesday, January 24, at Andy's Basement Bar & Grill, Denton
Marky Mark becomes a Rock Star, but he doesn't get to enjoy it
Rubbernecking, Parrott the Pariah, Unfit for Freedom
Getting their hair straightened for the first time was a rite of passage. But a group of Dallas women has found freedom in reclaiming nappier days.
Bobby Soxx, local punk-rock legend, died last week. Finally.
Andre Williams may be 63 years old, but he's still agile, mobile, and hostile
Undercover-cop film swims in the shallow end
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Reflecting on the anniversary of woman suffrage in America