Barry Manilow

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    WFAA Anchor Cynthia Izaguirre is Way Too Excited about Barry Manilow

    The Morning News played it straight when it reported that dulcet-voiced crooner Barry Manilow (Editor's note: "dulcet-voiced crooner" are Eric's own words. Have at him, commenters.) is giving away tickets to his May 17 in exchange for lightly used musical instruments that he will pass along to Dalla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Nathan Adamson's Vision for Music Utopia: No More Traditional Schools, Banks or Mayors

    Nathan Adamson owns and operates a small recording facility and label: FourReelz Records, and Ferralog Studios in Deep Ellum. What caught our attention was the spotlight feature he does for new artists: "Catch & Rel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    15 of This Weekend's Best Shows: Miguel Migs, Oak Cliff Film Festival, Iris DeMent and More

    It'll Do Club Grand OpeningSaturday, June 16, at It'll Do ClubEver driven eastbound on Elm Street until it hits the dead end? Then chances are you've seen the It'll Do Club. Shrouded in the long-forgotten East Ellum neighborhood, this club opening marks another step in Deep Ellum's expansion. Plu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Love and a 45: Fate Lions Talk Favorite Wax Tracks

    Fort Worth five-piece Fate Lions just dropped a new three-song 7-inch and and are celebrating with a show at the Kessler on Friday. With that in mind, I asked guitarist Jerko Dabelic and singer/guitarist Jason Manriquez about some of their favorite 45s growing up. Jason Manriquez Barry Manilow "A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Spend 20th Anniversary of Times Herald's Demise With Von Erichs, Dabney Coleman

    I asked Schutze yesterday: "You know what tomorrow is?" His response: "Um, Thursday?" Well, yes, that -- and the 20th anniversary of the death of the Dallas Times Herald, which was bought by The Dallas Morning News on December 8, 1991, for $55 million, and then shuttered after 103 years in existence ... More >>

  • Music

    October 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Mavs-Nuggets: Irrationally Optimistic Game 5 Preview

    Stay classy, Kenyon Martin's girlfriend. Stay classy.Let's keep this short and sweet, as I'm scurrying off to Las Vegas this morning to accept a CLIO Award. (No, check that, they're whispering in my ear that my schedule actually calls for an Observer staff meeting in Uptown.) Guess the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    More Holiday Gift Ideas: Music-Related Books

    One of the coolest things to come across my desk recently was And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Our Vinyl, an amazing book by Roger Bennett and John Kun. Subtitled The Jewish Past as Told by the Records We Have Loved and Lost, the book is a fascinating history of Jewish-related music told primar ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 27, 2007

    Review: The Goodbye Girl

    Mean guy moves out, nice guy moves in—now everybody sing!

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Sufjan Stevens

    The Avalanche ( Asthmatic Kitty)

  • Culture

    March 30, 2006

    Kitsch in Sync

    Serial killer, masked man and ghetto diva--but, dang it, not in the same show

  • Calendar

    February 23, 2006

    The 10th Level of Hell

    Australian tenors bombard the Majestic

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2004

    Load of Bull

    Texas Stampede is rockin', ridin' and rodeo

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2004

    Variety Pack

    As seen on TV: American Idols Live!

  • Film

    March 4, 2004

    Mold School

    It's Hutch ado about nothing in this so-so remake

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    Holiday Jeer

    For a joyous holiday, Christmas sure has some bloody awful music

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003

    Murder Inc.

    Join this mystery meet

  • Culture

    September 12, 2002

    Dance: 3, Looks: 3

    A Chorus Line just shuffles along; The Last Session offers serious singing

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Daft Punk

    Discovery (Virgin)

  • Dining

    September 28, 2000

    True Lies

    Thai Bistro

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    Mud pie

    Do yourself a favor and stay home during this Road Trip

  • Film

    April 13, 2000

    Faith hell

    So, there's a rabbi and a priest...wait, stop me if you've heard this one

  • Calendar

    February 24, 2000

    That's ... acting!

    Go Inside the Actor's Studio -- and never return

  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Major Mistakes

    Signing to a record label can be bad for a band's health. So why do they keep doing it?

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    Schmidt happens

    After 10 years of being told he was the Next Big Thing, former Three on a Hill and Funland frontman Peter Schmidt makes the best record of his career. And he did it, for the most part, all by himself.

  • News

    February 19, 1998
  • News

    February 5, 1998


    It's not exactly Dogs Playing Poker, but Christine Biederman says the Kimbell Art Museum's new Renoir exhibit panders to the masses

  • Culture

    December 11, 1997

    Fire at will

    Getting Don Nelson to coach the Mavericks is good for basketball--and business

  • News

    November 20, 1997
  • News

    April 24, 1997

    McFugue, no cheese

    Beethoven and the Dead European Males clean up a notorious street corner

  • Music

    January 30, 1997

    Stylistic etouffee

    Hippie Gumbo gets it right

  • News

    February 8, 1996

    Where in the world is Ray Carboni?

    A trip back to my childhood home kindled an obsession with an old friend

  • Music

    October 5, 1995

    Rock and rollercoaster

    After mulling its future for two years, Funland releases its first album

  • Music

    September 28, 1995

    Strait to hell

    George Strait saved country music. Then he killed it