Should you need me 'round 3 today I'll be moderating a Q&A at the Plano Centre with Nichelle Nichols, former singer with the Duke Ellington Band, star of the James Baldwin play Blues for Mister Charlie and -- oh, right -- Star Trek's original Lt. Uhura. Nichols is here for that Sci-Fi Expo ce ... More >>
Slim pickings on this Tuesday evening before Christmas. May we suggest you head outside and enjoy this weather? No? Well, fine, if you must go out to see music tonight, consider these options after the jump.
Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>
Only a few days ago, Tom Merriman was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame -- the great Ron Chapman's introduction of the local-radio icon can be heard here. Says Chapman of Gordon McLendon's former music director, who came to Dallas in 1952, Merriman "shaped the sound of thousands of telev ... More >>
A beer tasting event like last Saturday's Fall Beer Festival at the Fort Worth Flying Saucer is an easy way to try several new beers at once, hang out with fellow beer people and see a lot of hilarious T-shirts. However, as I discovered, it's also an easy way to get a bad impression of a beer for ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scen ... More >>