Two years before Kennedy was shot, extremism was already burning in Dallas. Then the Morning News fanned the flames.
Since Hart Ward penned his classic "Dallas Blues" in 1912, the city has established a proud tradition in the blues genre with its performers, venues and documentarians. Today, Dallas' blues legacy remains in the hands of a smaller number of people than it has in years past. But some, like Wanda King ... More >>
How did a humble neighborhood bodega become the city's sausage king? With a recipe restaurants couldn't resist.
For this week's cover story, Alice "The Cheap Bastard" Laussade provides an extensive and profane guide to, as she puts it, her "favorite restaurants in Dallas where cheap meets delicious (without meeting diarrhea)." It follows. Drive-Through Deals White Rock Coffee 4216 Abrams Road The Starbucks d ... More >>
The Box. Note the baby food. Yum.We all know that Dallas chefs are great at cheffing. So we thought it might be fun to give them a chance to show off their chef creativity and skills with a new challenge we'll be calling "The Box." Once a month or so, we'll invite a new lucky soul to attempt ... More >>
Congratulations are in order for University of North Texas professor Cindy McTee this afternoon, as McTee has won this year's Detroit Symphony Orchestra Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for Female Composers, which each year is dolled out to one living female composer for, well, her work in musical com ... More >>
Hollywood plunders meaning from the Holocaust—again
As promised, the Museum of Nature & Science today announced the architect who will build the $155-million facility at the northwest corner of Woodall Rodgers Freeway and N. Field Street -- and it's none other than "the bad boy and angry young man of Los Angeles architecture" hisself: Pritzker Prize- ... More >>
North Texas gets schooled on the nasty politics of dirty air
Yes, we're very excited David Lynch and Lauren Bacall are coming to AFI. But, c'mon, so's Ron Livingston. Yeeaaah. We just received the complete schedule for the inaugural AFI Dallas International film festival, which opens with a screening of Music Within at the Majestic Theater on March 22 and clo ... More >>
Richard Hamburger's decision to leave the Dallas Theater Center is accompanied by a press release and a lot of questions. Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Richard Hamburger is out. Not for another year, but, as our friends at FrontBurner noted this morning, the timing does seem odd: DTC is du ... More >>
At Tony's Wine Warehouse, there's a sucker born every minute
We're going to Europe. What should we drink?
Plus: Move Over, Kids
How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band
Dallas chefs learn their trade here, there and everywhere
Uz Jsme Doma want people to listen to the whole story--in Czech
Two rock critics tackle all 25 live Pearl Jam albums, and for what? Nothing, man
Dallas dance companies struggle to find an audience in a city that trains many dancers but can't seem to keep them here
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. Thousand-dollar action figures. Think the new Star Wars is just a movie? You poor fool.
The family of a Dallas guitar legend fights to protect his legacy
Texas guitar hero Bugs Henderson wouldn't swap family for fame
From his raccoon-infested headquarters, Phil Thomas besieges enemies by fax and phone. He says he's fighting for ghetto kids. His targets say he's just bizarre.
The remake of Diabolique is a stale, creaky version of the sick French classic
Clunky and dull, Before Sunrise is gifted Texas filmmaker Richard Linklater's first failure