Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Sharon Van Etten
Thursday, March 14, at McFarlin Auditorium
Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' North American tour, although they won't last long. The 12-date tour kicks off right here in Dallas, in support of the band's latest creation, Push the S ... More >>
Man. I cannot believe it. Just got back in the house. Catching my breath. Had to wade into the crowd out there on the street. Major neighborhood squall.
We've been waiting 20 years for the city to patch our street. They have big crews out there now doing it -- and a bang-up job from what I h ... More >>
We're still waiting to see whether a judge thinks we're entitled to more details on how the producers of Top Chef will spend the estimated $400,000-plus the state paid to see its brand integrated into the show, which the show has thus far accomplished with lots of boots, Texas flags, and dish ... More >>
Photos by Anna MerlanIt would appear the council got a standing o for appearing, briefly, at a lecture about ethics.Ethics reforms, or at least the earnest discussion thereof, are in the air over at City Hall lately. Mayor Rawlings won his seat, after all, at least partially based on a "pro-e ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Jason Terry's voice is still hoarse from all the partying and cigars, but yet we're already peeking at 2012. Problem: The Mavs aren't a team built for the future, but rather the here-'n-now ... More >>
Jamie Oliver at AthensFrom the moment my inner ear first caught a bit of Jamie Oliver's East End, London, accent, with its gargled consonants and street urchin patois (he's the Artful Dodger with a frying pan) I was hooked.
I've always considered Oliver to be a cut above most of the air-bru ... More >>
Michael KahnDallas Opera's Romeo & Juliet opens tonight at the Winspear. Staging the piece by Charles Gounod (sung in French with English supertitles) is Michael Kahn, the highly respected Shakespeare expert from the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., where he's brought the work ... More >>
If nothing else, Michael Cera is cooler than Danny Masterson, right?After announcing last week the addition of another 135 bands to its bill, you'd think the folks up at Denton's 35 Conferette might need a breather -- or, I dunno, maybe some time to focus on the actual logistics of the fest, sinc ... More >>
Big things happening today in the world of 35 Conferette -- bigger news, even, than the fact that the-festival-formerly-known-as-North-by-35 now has an actual website to call its own (!). Bigger, too, than the really awesome web teaser/advertisement that the fest's organizers have created to promote ... More >>
It's a great day for Rangers fans and a crappy one for Cowboys fans. Fortunately, there are at least a couple musical offerings this evening that seem bound to either continue your euphoria or ease you out of the doldrums...
In this week's paper, Darryl Smyers talks Athens' Dead Confederate, explaining why Sunday night's show at The Loft is a must-see in his book:Known for their hybrid mix of alt-country and post-grunge, Athens' Dead Confederate
created quite a critical buzz with the release of Wrecking Ball, the
band ... More >>
Clayton HauckThe Hood InternetThe Hood Internet is playing The Loft tonight, and as Pete explained earlier in the week, "White people really like hearing their favorite rap lines placed over their favorite indie rock anthems," which is what The Hood Internet does really well. And since the theme ... More >>