As we look upon the massive machine Texas country has made chug along over the past several years, it's easy to see 1997 as a pivotal time. In college towns and major metropolises alike, the masses were demanding more music from people that shared their pride, enthusiasm and thirst for something dif ... More >>
Jack IngramDallas-raised and SMU-educated country star Jack Ingram is still a relatively new name on the national stage for fans that live outside of the Lone Star State. But, for those of us who have lived around these parts for years and have scribbled all sorts of illegible items on the walls ... More >>
Certain times and events of each year are celebrated with verve and ballyhoo, and crawfish season is no exception. This year the crawfish season came in sober like a lamb, but I have on good faith that it has built up steam in the past few weeks and is in full on lion-like rage at the moment. I ... More >>
Jewish holidays, Dixie-style, in Ballyhoo; love's crazy in Theatre Quorum's Lights
When does an evacuee cease to be a guest and become a pain?
Harry Hunsicker's new book is among the small stack of new tomes with substantial local connections. Just a reminder: Our old pal Will Clarke will be signing his new (to you, anyway) book The Worthy tonight at 7:30 at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers across the street from NorthPark Center, at 7700 W. ... More >>
It's man vs. squirrel
Despite many strong stars, this Grisham adaptation amounts to squat
The South's mythical Mafia finds a home in Elmore Leonard's imagination--and new novel
Ciudad quietly storms Dallas
Dallas restaurateur Dale Wamstad portrays himself as humble entrepreneur and devoted father. The family he abandoned in New Orleans has a bone to pick with that.
Reports of Steven Russell's death were greatly exaggerated, but they were enough to spring him from a Texas prison
The Capitol's American melting-pot menu makes it cool to be a patriot