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    October 2, 2014
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    September 22, 2014

    Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez Signs Letter Supporting Same-Sex Marriage. So We Pop the Obvious Question.

    Last week, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals received a letter signed by more than 50 Texas law enforcement officials who support same-sex marriage, according to the Texas Tribune. Among them was Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the county's first Hispanic, first female and first lesbian sheri ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    November 14, 2013
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    July 18, 2013
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    June 28, 2013

    Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Is the Unlikely Star of a Pretty Cool HBO Documentary

    The new HBO documentary The Out List was supposed to be a response to California's Proposition 8. But it turned into something bigger, director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders told Vanity Fair, where he's a contributing photographer. What it became is a series of interviews with 16 openly gay, lesbian, b ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013
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    February 7, 2013


    Saturday, February 9, at Club Dada

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    September 13, 2012
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    February 15, 2012

    Dallas Film Society Announces Its First 15 Selections into This Year's DIFF

    (Clip from Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best) The Dallas Film Society announced the first 15 entries to be officially accepted into this year's Dallas International Film Festival, which occurs from April 12 to the 22.While many so far are documentaries, a few feel-goods have weaseled their way in, and ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    August 25, 2011
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    July 1, 2011

    So, Whatever Happened to That Texxas Jam '78 Documentary, Anyway?

    Archway Pictures​Speaking of the Texxas Jam, as we're known to do from time to time, while researching yesterday's Fleetwood Mac attack at the Cotton Bowl in '78 I stumbled across an Internet Movie Database entry for something called Texxas Jam '78, which promises to be "the first real look at an ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    A Very Tasty Documentary: A Matter of Taste -- Serving Up Paul Liebrandt

    HBO probes a food genius in A Matter of Taste -- Serving Up Paul Liebrandt.​Chef Paul Liebrandt is one of those maverick foodies who elicits equal parts admiration and dissent, love, fear and loathing in his equally distributed coterie of fans and detractors. To his adherents, he is that proto ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    More Proof That Toadies Guitarist Clark Vogeler Is The Most Talented Dallas Musician in Film...

    ​The most accomplished area musician in the realm of film and television? C'mon, that's an easy one. It's Toadies guitarist Clark Vogeler, long an Emmy winner thanks to his work on the editing team behind TV's Project Runway.And, now, another cool feather in the guitarist's cap: The documentary fi ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010
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    October 1, 2010

    Today In Music News: Kanye Cancels GOOD Friday And Feist Documentary Coming

    Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, October 1, 2010...If you were looking forward to a new Kanye song today via his "GOOD Friday" series... sorry, he's scrapped it.Fans of Feist will be glad to know there is a documentary about the singer coming out.

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    September 23, 2010
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    April 17, 2009

    Whitt's End: 4.17.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If I were I am a betting man, and I am plunking down $1 that 105.3 The Fan and the Dallas Cowboys officially announce their flagship radio station partnership next week. Trust me when I say the deal ... More >>

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    March 16, 2009

    The Big Store: On March 30, AFI Screens the "Lost" Legendary Neimans Doc at NorthPark

    On Friday, in the comments to Rawlins Gilliand's Neimans recollections, Friend of Unfair Park Joseph B. wrote:I recently read an article on famed documentarian Frederick Wiseman and discovered he filmed a 4 hour documentary on Neiman Narcus here in Dallas back in the early 80's. Anyone seen it? Seve ... More >>

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    September 5, 2008

    Dunno Why Dallas Would Be Interested in a Doc About Good Looks

    I’ve been obsessed with my body image since I was 5 years old and heard my mom talk about how she needed to go on a diet. Now, 20 years later, I’m still dieting -- so's Mom -- and to say that my daily caloric intake controls my life would be an understatement. Darryl Roberts' new documentary, Am ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    February 28, 2008

    Citizen Faux

    Orson Welles calls out a faker

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    February 18, 2008

    Video: Hash Brown on Dallas Blues History

    I came across this excerpt from an upcoming documentary on blues music in Dallas over the weekend. From the looks of this clip from Dallas Electric: The Texas Blues Story, it's going to be an interesting flick. The video offers a glimpse of Hash Brown delving into Dallas' blues history and it's draw ... More >>

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    January 21, 2008

    Finally, Hitting the "Reset" Button

    Amy Adams and Emily Blunt engage in some Sunshine Cleaning PARK CITY, Utah -- So much for all that pre-Sundance talk about how the writers' strike was going to spark a fire sale at the fest. So far, not even the biggest titles have been sold -- not the Tom Hanks-produced The Great Buck Howard, not t ... More >>

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    August 28, 2007

    You Can't Go Home Again

    Dallas' Connie Tipado, who took in dozens of Katrina evacuees Local filmmaker Ginny Martin spent the past two years exploring the impact of Hurricane Katrina through the lens of one African-American family. She followed them as they tried to find their way after losing their homes and community when ... More >>

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    June 15, 2007

    Nowhere But In Your Own Backyard

    Backdoor Comedy Club owner Linda Stogner tells some funny stories about things found Nowhere But Texas. I hope you read about Linda Stogner in my feature about stand-up comedy. She owns the Backdoor Comedy Club, but when she's not telling jokes, she's also a filmmaker. Her most recent endeavor is No ... More >>

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    April 10, 2007

    That's So Craig Watkins!

    Craig Watkins, you are one powerful man. Seriously, that's what Ebony says in its May issue (the "Ebony Power 150" issue, to be exact), and who are we to argue with the fact that the Dallas County District Attorney has "The New Power"? The magazine's list of "the next generation of African-American ... More >>

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    March 29, 2007

    Sympathy for the Bacon

    AllGood serves up Godard

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    March 22, 2007

    TXU, The Buyout and the Power of "Greenmail"

    I am sure you've read your latest issue of Pensions Management by now, but if you've yet to crack the April ish, here's a sneak peak at one column inside. Douglas Cogan, who's the environmental, social and governance research director at Institutional Shareholder Services, writes that on the very sa ... More >>

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    March 14, 2007

    OK, You Brats, You Know Who You Are

    Next Wednesday the Magnolia Theater will screen a new film called Brats: Our Journey Home, a documentary about military brats and the experiences they had growing up all over the world, not to mention coming back to the U.S. of A. at some point. I have to go see it. The promotional material availabl ... More >>

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    August 10, 2006

    Get in the Zone

    Secret Headquarters rocks the Herve Villechaize

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    July 24, 2006

    You Maysles Attend Class

    Al Maysles, at right with his late brother David, will teach a class in Dallas August 12. Guaranteed, it'll be the best $200 a young filmmaker could ever spend. One of the greatest living filmmakers and one of the nicest men you will ever meet, Albert Maysles, is coming to Dallas in August for the D ... More >>

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    March 6, 2006

    Townes' Town

    Music fans from around North Texas turned out for the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth's Friday night screening of Be Here to Love Me, a new documentary about songwriting legend Townes Van Zandt. (Van Zandt, who was born in Cowtown, would have been 62 today.) The 8 p.m. screening was introduced by To ... More >>

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    February 9, 2006

    Fish Story

    The Modern screens an eye-opening Nightmare

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    January 26, 2006

    Mmm, Turkey

    The Lakewood gets biblical