When we talk about the burgeoning culinary scene that exists in Dallas today, it's sometimes easy to forget about the chefs who spent years trying to convince us that great food was worth a little extra cash. Abraham Salum's eponymous restaurant Salum has been a fixture of the Dallas food community ... More >>
For being a relatively friendly bunch of guys, the Fray gets a lot of flak from critics. Admittedly, some of it is deserved as the band's overly earnest brand of pop/rock can be a bit grating. But hell, the majority of acts in the Top 40 can be just as annoying as Joe King and crew. And at least The ... More >>
And punches and kills in a spy thriller.
Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>
A Denton lawyer devotes his life to fighting America's porn thiefs.
Who is this band, and why are they holding a Grammy?Since the Grammys, the general population has been mostly dumbfounded that Arcade Fire could win in the category of Best Album. All over the web, the question resounds: "Who is Arcade Fire?" You'd think that a band that's sold as many albums as ... More >>
Earlier this week, in advance of the Morning Benders's upcoming performance at the Kessler Theatre on Saturday night, we caught up with the Northern California-based band's frontman Chris Chu. His band had just returned from the European leg of their tour, and was preparing to travel the US in s ... More >>
Pete FreedmanLA's Local Natives offered up the finest set of SXSW's second day. The second day of SXSW 2010 proved quite the copious one--and, for this here showgoer, a fortunate one. Seemed every time I popped into a different venue, another band was just cuing up its set. In total, SXSW brought ... More >>
Harris is so new, the restaurant website still lists Zappola as chef. So here's the interior, instead.When chef Anthony Zappola left for Craft in Los Angeles, the restaurant promoted Harris to the top spot.Formerly sous chef in Tom Colicchio's Dallas outpost, Harris arrived from Craft New York ... More >>
For a few weeks now, we've pretty much known that U2 was coming to the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington at some point in the coming months. Now we have the date: Monday, October 12, 2009. Which, in case you don't have a calendar handy, is Columbus Day. Go figure!Oh, and more fun news? English rocker ... 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 co ... More >>
What does David Beckham's signing to the MLS mean? Well, more people will go to at least one FC Dallas home game, duh. Interesting piece this morning on SI.com by soccer writer Grant Wahl on the signing of David Beckham to the MLS. Much has been written about Beckham's pending arrival in the States ... More >>
Is the 2006 invasion of culinary foreigners killing off our local character?
Canada's Constantines chat about rock's golden trifecta: Dylan, Neil Young and Motorhead
Tipsy Company arrives at WTT; more hooch might help Violet at Plano Rep
Nico and Dani discover their sexuality, but it's not what you think
With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout
"El Matador" could be a contender, but for the INS
Pianist Cedar Walton has played with and known -- and been -- the best
A smart ensemble subdues the green-eyed monster
The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Clunky and dull, Before Sunrise is gifted Texas filmmaker Richard Linklater's first failure