Allen Ginsberg

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    The 10 Best Record Labels at DFW

    Trying to find legitimate record labels in the Dallas/Fort Worth area turned into a quest that crossed the thin barrier of insanity on more than one occasion as more and more record labels fell off our list. Fifty-four or so for the Dallas area alone were the number of record labels listed on the st ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 18, 2012
  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Starck Contrast

    Another new documentary on the Starck Club revisits the storied Dallas nightclub of the '80s

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Hunter S. Thompson Lives Thanks to Dallas' Michael Minzer (and Tim Robbins)

    Allen Ginsberg and Michael Minzer during recording sessions in 1987​Michael Minzer sent me an email earlier this week containing the good news: His long-in-the-works Hunter S. Thompson record is finished. Finally. This is the one mentioned two years ago in the Evergreen Review piece done on Minzer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    From the Curriculum: Some Higher-Ed News and Notes from SMU and UT-Dallas

    SMU will host a conversation with the director of the Academy Award-winning doc The Times of Harvey Milk next week at the Angelika​SMU sends words of a media and human rights symposium set for next week -- which includes a tribute to director Rob Epstein, two-time Oscar winner for co-directing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: Karen Finley and the Delicate Art of Disgust

    In the summer of 1986, the Theatre Gallery was all about confronting the established aesthetic sensibilities of the comfortable arts patron. Basically, we loved to shock the shit out of people. Our venue existed to raise the bar on outrageousness and freedom of expression. Example: One of our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Echoes and Reverberations: Allen Ginsberg’s East Dallas Drive-By

    Allen Ginsberg and Karen X. Minzer at the Starck Club in Dallas in 1986 Driving through East Dallas the other day I had the odd impulse to swing by the old KNON studio. Kind of depressing to see an empty lot taking up that space now. The studio was formerly located upstairs in a wooden 50’s-e ... More >>

  • Film

    November 22, 2007

    Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown

    I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    Drop In

    Come in, turn out, drop by for Timothy Leary's art

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    War on War

    Almost four decades later, The Fugs' Ed Sanders is still fighting

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    Fighting Faith

    Plus: A debt to the victims

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    Tortured Souls

    Horribly abused children of the Hare Krishna movement seek justice--and peace--through a multimillion-dollar lawsuit

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    A Killer Abroad

    In 1977, Tyler native Holly Maddux was murdered by Earth Day creator Ira Einhorn. More than two decades later, her family is still waiting for the fugitive to return.

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Naked eye

    Turn on and tune in to the Dallas Video Festival

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    On the Road, again

    Two CDs devoted to Kerouac and Ferlinghetti give history a Beating

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Book 'em

    Separating the wheat from the chaff in this year's crop of rock-and-roll tomes

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Lady of mystery

    The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe, but its appearance is just the start of the puzzle

  • Music

    July 16, 1998

    Cuba libre

    Marc Ribot and his Prosthetic Cubans are Habana good time

  • Music

    May 7, 1998
  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    The next generation?

    For Lollapalooza, this may be the last generation

  • Calendar

    March 20, 1997
  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Paint it Black

    Haunted by his mother's suicide, Dallas-born artist barron Storey has won fame drawing the darkness