Candy Barr

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    What Do "Prettiest Teacher in U.S.," James Bonham Elementary, Candy Barr, Watergate and SMU Death Penalty Have in Common? This.

    ‚ÄčAmidst all the ruckus over the Dallas Independent School District board's more-than-likely decision to close James B. Bonham Elementary, one thing's been overlooked: Its storied past as The School Where The Prettiest U.S. School Teacher once taught. That's a certifiable fact: In December 1952 spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    Says One Advance Review, New Candy Barr Bio Not Terribly Tasty

    In 1972, Candy Barr wrote her own biography. Forthcoming on July 25 is Ted Schwarz's book Candy Barr: The Small-Town Texas Runaway Who Became a Darling of the Mob and the Queen of Las Vegas Burlesque, which may be the longest title this side of Fiona Apple's second album. Kirkus Reviews, in a subsc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Famous Pussy From Dallas

    Allison V. Smith We live in the land of The Lodge and Candy Barr. There's no shortage of well known pussy associated with our fair city de one big ball, and our fame grows by the minute, courtesy Allison V. Smith. No, the respected local photojournalist hasn't ventured into the realm of pr0n, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Scene, Seen

    Until Dallas gets a proper local music museum, the most impressive -- and dare I say important? -- collection of photos I've ever seen is right here. Bands, venues, posters and the collected detritus of the 1950s, '60s and '70s is available -- as well as a NSWF snapshot of Candy Barr from the Carous ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Feel Coppers

    The city council weighs a serious new sex law

  • News

    February 24, 2000


    Leavin' on a jet plane; Crummy teachers; Learning experience

  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    The mind's ear

    Jimmie Vaughan is two albums into a solo career he didn't necessarily want

  • Music

    May 15, 1997

    Rapper's delight

    Erotic D looks Beyond 2000

  • Music

    November 10, 1994

    Idol worship

    In the 1950s and '60s, Tony Zoppi wrote about -- and rode with -- the stars