After nearly 40 years of professional playing, guitarist still finds revelations.
Jim Carrey's latest challenges notion all penguins lovable.
Whether his angle is salient or not, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn't afraid to talk. And it seems veteran guard Jason Terry is popping off every other week about the Mavs catching the Spurs or having the best bench in the NBA or something else equally daft. But, as has been the case ... More >>
Photos by Chris HowellMarc Ribot and his latest collaborator, a filmmaker named Charlie ChaplinMarc Ribot's performance at The Kessler Saturday night was one for the ages -- proof, if nothing else, that it is indeed possible to get a free-jazz sax skronk out of an acoustic guitar. Ribot, whose es ... More >>
Designed by Don CentoBetween the goings-on at Oysterfest up in Frisco, Jamie Liddell playing the Granada and Jeff the Brotherhood playing The Nightmare, Saturday's concert calendar is already looking like a busy one. But don't let this show pass you by: At the Kessler Theater in Oak Cliff that ni ... More >>
Nervous Curtains "All Yesterday's Parties" from Liberal Media/Charlie Tango on Vimeo.Sean Kirkpatrick just sent an amazing music video for one of the best tracks off Nervous Curtains' Out of Sync With Time, which we wrote about in a March feature. Not only does it feature one of Dallas' best bands i ... More >>
Ben Stiller's Hollywood send-up lacks firepower
WALL-E blasts off to the future by boldly going where every sci-fi movie's gone before. And that's a good thing.
Boys will be girls in The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode, a ribald triumph of low comedy and high production values
Laughter is a universal language; comedy isn't
Annie Hall's among the eight United Artists films screening in April at the Inwood. So many film fests from which to choose: the AFI Dallas International Film Festival, which kicks off next week; the USA Film Festival, which this week announced its kickoff date (April 21); and now the UA 90th Annive ... More >>
The hockey team is fueled by the good ol' days
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
A comedy knockout from The Boxer at FIT; a sucker punch from Sugar Bean Sisters
A solid hit: Bootstraps Comedy Theater's The Boxer lands some good ones at the Festival of Independent Theatres. Great poster too. The less said, the better The Boxer is. The new play by Dallas writer and Bootstraps Comedy Theater founder Matt Lyles, who also directs this production, is a clear audi ... More >>
Can this new seafood joint draw the jazz lovers?
Why is the DMN's mild-mannered columnist suddenly impatient about the Trinity River?
Madeleine Peyroux gives up the love
Why is this man smiling? Oh, right. Because he is kicking the Mavericks' collective ass. Did think briefly this morning about recapping the results of my swim team's meet last night; turns out we lost too, but at least the kids tried, which is more than I can say for the Dallas Mavericks as they dro ... More >>
Cowboys' Jerry and Bill have deteriorated into comedy's Penn and Teller
Clowning toward Bethlehem
Life is but a dream with Stage West
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9-11 comedy
Uptown Players take a comic romp through Hollywood's commie-fearing '50s
Odd, colorful Dainty Shapes at The MAC; An Inspector Calls at WaterTower Theatre
Payback could be sweet
Wilson and Chan are Knights fallen on their arse
Charlie Chaplin does his best Little Hitler
Bogdanovich works out his demons on Citizen Hearst
The Women's Museum enjoys the silents
DTC's Wit is too cheery for its own good
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
The DMA's Mexican masters exhibit schleps around the world in service to...Aetna?
Scoring one for the Tramp
Joe the King is as subtle as a smack in the face, which is the point
In the spirit of Chaplin, Roberto Benigni takes on the Holocaust in Life Is Beautiful
July 2 - 8, 1998
It's worth running away to join DTC's Invisible Circus
Ginger Rogers, 1911-1995