On a Scandinavian tour in 2002, the Gourds' friend and guide kept playing a recording by an old blues singer named Ramsay Midwood. So when a man with a scruffy beard and twinkling blue eyes came up to Kevin Russell after a gig in Austin in early 2002 and introduced himself, the Gourds singer had to ... More >>
Becca Morrison's husband came home from Iraq and killed himself. She's "still here, and still fighting."
There's a briefing for council today on whether or not our public library system sucks. Looks like the verdict will be that it does not totally suck, but it should, because we do. The briefing is based on a nationwide bench-marking system Dallas participates in with most other second-tier cities in ... More >>
Scott ReitzNot-so-living (anymore) sea urchin... I haven't subscribed to cable in more than seven years. And I haven't owned a TV for about half that time. When I was a junkie though, I indulged cooking shows with the mindless zeal of an addict. For whatever reason, a clip of Ming Tsai on a ... More >>
Elaine LinerDTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty describes what he's looking for in the actress to play the Elizabeth Taylor character in Giant. Dallas Theater Center's artistic director Kevin Moriarty announced the company's 53rd season of shows today, and it includes a couple of giant productions ... More >>
Back in April we learned that New York's Public Theater and the Dallas Theater Center would team up to present Michael John LaChuisa and Sybille Pearson's potentially very-big-deal musical-theater adaptation of Giant, which, befitting so mammoth a novel, ran around four hours during its '09 debut ... More >>