Hunched over a table at a Jack in the Box, Kevin Woods doesn't look much like a cowboy. No hat, no belt buckle, no boots, not a horse in sight. Here, tucked between a cluster of warehouses and a bustling urban highway, is about as far from the open range as a Texan can be. With his plain red T-shirt ... More >>
Since it opened in October, Klyde Warren Park has become a popular spot for Dallasites to enjoy three square blocks of the great outdoors. The park thrives on free programs, and has been successful with those such as Skyline 360 tours, an assortment of boot camps, and a daily dose of food trucks. An ... More >>
A hostile Supreme Court. A feckless Obama administration. America's war on Mexicans has gone too far.
You need two things when you do the musical Hairspray: a fat girl to play the lead character, Tracy Turnblad, and a bunch of African-American kids to play the African-American kids. There are about a dozen roles for young black performers in this show, plus one for a big black lady who closes out th ... More >>
Norah Jones, Sarah JaffeFair Park Music HallMay 4, 2010Better than: trying to out at the Women's Museum across the park.Norah Jones Playing up her hometown appeal--and, well, her sex appeal, too, looking quite adorable, dressed in a short, tight, black and red dress--Dallas native Norah Jon ... More >>
The Waco-born and Booker T. Washington-educated two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has announced the details of his next album, a disc called Emergence, which will see the light of day a month from tomorrow, on August 25.The disc is a little bit of a departure for Hargrove, bu ... More >>
Marques Haynes should be wealthy and celebrated. He was always content just to be the best.
We're pretty sure this photo of the Knights of Pythias Temple was taken many, many years ago. Whilst listening to the Deep Ellum deep-dishing on KERA-FM's Think yesterday afternoon, I overhead Deep Ellum Association prez Gianna Madrini say something about how the Knights of Pythias Temple, located a ... More >>
Ty Thomas bets his future on his infamous con man pop and some high school sweethearts
Dallas dance companies struggle to find an audience in a city that trains many dancers but can't seem to keep them here
Blush and Swivel don't want to change the world -- just Dallas
Chonita "N'Dambi" Gilbert is a back-up singer no more
Deep Ellum's legendary Theatre Gallery will reopen as the Center for the Arts. The question is, which arts?
Erykah Badu profits from her role as soul music's last, best prophet
Onetime fly jock Tom Joyner has landed a radio deal with Corporate America that is making him the conscience of the black community