Aside from being a spitting image of actor Dermot Mulroney, KHYI-95.3 FMGeneral Manager Joshua Jones is quite the rising celeb. On a local level, anyway. He's taken advantage of the fact that he manages a station owned by true supporters of good, old-fashioned local and live radio, and the Jones fam ... More >>
Shiner Rising Star 2011: Night One of Round One
Love & War in Texas in Plano
July 28, 2011So here we are: another year, another opening night for the annual Shiner Rising Star competition. To begin the eighth 13-week season, three Dallas-area acts were brought to the stage of the Plano l ... More >>
Your newest Rising Star winners.Shiner Rising Star Competition FinalsLove & War in Texas, PlanoOctober 21, 2010After 14 weeks of competition between 24 bands that cover the entire, vast realm of country music, the Shiner Rising Star contest ended last night at Plano's Love & War in Texas. ... More >>
Well, this week, we weren't able to occupy our usual spot at the judges table for last night's eighth and final week of the first round for the Shiner Rising Star contest. This was an unfortunate absence, too, as this week's event took place at the Southern Junction in Rockwall, one of the venera ... More >>
Over the last decade or so, a prominent trend in gig poster design has been the retro-modern, minimalist approach, as seen attached to a lot of indie-rock and post-alternative groups. Classified by modernist tendencies and a focus on basic forms versus details, I'll admit, as much as I love that ... More >>
I officially grew old yesterday afternoon. Once you've seen the rise and fall of a sports stadium, you've officially, um, been around the block.
I remember a kinder, gentler era in Dallas when as a little punk I'd peer out the family Fury along I-35 and gaze in wonderment at The Sportatorium, ... More >>
"Are you one of the beautiful people? Is my name on the list? I want to be with the beautiful people... I wanna feel like I'm missed..." Eels - "Guest List"
I went to high school with a kid named Greg Holman. His father was a painter named George, who lived in the old Expo Park space that l ... More >>