It was unusual when Jakadrien Turner's grades in high school began to falter after the death of her grandfather nearly two years ago. She was typically a good student and didn't look for trouble. But after her grandfather's death, she began acting out, according to legal documents, and in this perio ... More >>
The City Hall staffers who last year tried to toss road blocks in the path of a City Council plan to stripe 840 miles of bike lanes in Dallas -- that's 840 miles more than what the city has now -- might be pleasantly surprised by part of what Gil Penalosa will have to say at his "Urban Bike Systems" ... More >>
John Leguizamo is on a roll, and it's only 7:45 a.m. He's in a good mood, which might be attributed to the financial and critical success of his new one-man play, Ghetto Klown, which starts its three-day Dallas run at the Majestic Theatre on February 16. But I think it's more than that.
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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 >>
New York's A Place to Bury Strangers has been around for nearly a decade, and, in that time, the band has garnered a solid fan base for its unrelentingly loud slabs of noise. The band's sophomore record, 2009's Exploding Head, which the band is still touring behind, found APTBS exploring interesti ... More >>
Dallas Mavericks fans were notably well-behaved during yeterday's NBA Championship victory parade through downtown. Despite the fact that 200,000 or so people packed themselves in like sardines along the sidewalks of the route -- and in the sweltering heat, no less -- there were only five arrests. B ... 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 c ... More >>