• Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Keystone XL Pipeline Opposition Gets an Unlikely Ally: Rupert Freakin' Murdoch

    Is Keystone Pipeline really good idea?Bringing lots of heavy, dirty oil across country, when fracked ,cheaper, cleaner energy available— Rupert Murdoch(@rupertmurdoch) February 15, 2013 Yeah, you read that right. Media magnate Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News and The Wall Street Journal, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Cathie Adams, Dallasite and Former Chair of the Texas Republican Party, Says "Obama Fried His Brain on Drugs"

    Cathie Adams served for less than a year as chair of the Texas Republican Party before being unseated in 2010, but she's long been a fixture on Texas' right wing, particularly as a leader of the virulently anti-abortion Texas Eagle Forum. It was in that role that Adams spoke alongside now-Senator T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    State Board of Education Candidate: Pilgrims Were Communists, And That's Why They Died

    Allow us to introduce Gail Spurlock, a Republican from Richardson seeking her party's nom for the State Board of Education seat. She has some interesting things to say about history in this interview with the North Texas Council, a group "concerned with the direction our country is taking with regar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2010
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    January 14, 2010
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    November 13, 2008

    King Ralph

    Kids flock to Ralph's World

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 24, 2007

    The Kids Are Alright

    The kid was home for the weekend. Someone asked him about Austin, and I heard him say, “Yeah, it’s really cool, but I’ll always love Dallas the best.” I thought, “Really?” I asked him about it. He was talking about the inner city, where he grew up. He feels like he knows every nook and ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 29, 2006

    Patriot Acts

    Art sledgehammers politics with a smile at Barry Whistler Gallery

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Bon Jovi

    Sunday, January 15, at American Airlines Center

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    Women's Lit

    Anchee Min and righteous babes

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    The Right's Stuff

    A Texas-based band of conservative warriors tackles the left on its own turf--the street

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Salad (tie)

    Nikita | La Dolce Vita

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Dallas Maverick

    Antoine Rigaudeau

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003

    Socialist Studies

    SMU gets Smash!-ed

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    Low Flame

    Burning Patience needs a touch more heat

  • Film

    March 15, 2001

    Bad Aim

    At the Gates, a gripping showdown is bungled by a love triangle

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Power and No Story

    The DMA's Mexican masters exhibit schleps around the world in service to...Aetna?

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    The True Believer

    Say what you want about Marvin Olasky, the oddball UT professor and controversial architect of Bush's "compassionate conservatism." He practices what he preaches.

  • Culture

    September 14, 2000

    Black and Red

    DTC serves up delicious Crumbs

  • Film

    June 22, 2000

    Bad day, Sunshine

    Condensing the 20th century into three hours is a poor idea, even if you're Istvan Szabo

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Old-time religion

    Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union find a ready teacher in an Orthodox congregation

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Red scare

    Russia's The Red Elvises are rushing back to rock-and-roll tradition

  • Film

    June 3, 1999

    Brave face

    Hiding behind Masks is a poignant film about an old man and a child

  • Music

    April 15, 1999

    Havana good time

    Brave Combo's Joe Cripps goes to Cuba, becomes friends with Peter Buck, and talks to Castro

  • Culture

    September 17, 1998

    Happy birthday, Bertolt

    Theatre Three and Kitchen Dog celebrate Brecht's100-year anniversarywith mixed results

  • Music

    June 25, 1998

    Got a Woody

    With Mermaid Avenue, Billy Bragg and Wilco turn a myth into a man

  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Thou shalt not suck

    Children and Commandments tease, but don't follow through

  • News

    January 2, 1997
  • Culture

    November 7, 1996

    Blood and thunder

    Dallas Theater Center's Perestroika is a stormy beauty

  • Film

    May 2, 1996

    Fractured farewell

    Land and Freedom mourns the death of idealism

  • Culture

    March 21, 1996

    Wide wing span

    Angels in America author Tony Kushner talks politics

  • Film

    June 8, 1995

    Auteur, auteur!

    Burnt by the Sun and The Glass Shield illustrates the pitfalls of total artistic control