By Amanda Lewis One challenge of music festivals is figuring out how to sneak some pot inside, even while wearing as little clothing as possible. Is there really a good way to do it without sticking it up somewhere really uncomfortable? Enter the Secret Smoker Bracelet, a colorful hemp-braided wris ... More >>
There is a bit of truth to the joke that every musician in Dallas has been a member of The Polyphonic Spree at one time or another. A staple in the local music scene, this choral symphonic rock group headed by Tim DeLaughter has 17 members onstage at any given show. Many of the band members have rob ... More >>
Editor: Austin Psych Fest brought the weirdos to the state capitol this weekend for sets by big legends like The Moving Sidewalks and small ones like Silver Apples. DC9 at Night Writer Jesse Hughey and photographer Tracie Louck were there to brave the mud and reverb to bring you these dispatches. ... More >>
What will happen to all the books?
When we see you on the street and think you put some thought into your style, we may take your picture and ask you things. We call it Street Style. On Saturday, September 1 the North Texas State Fair Grounds were crawling with people attending the first-ever Hot Wet Mess music festival (put on by t ... More >>
And it's happening where it belongs: online.
We think about weird shit sometimes. This is one of those times. 1. Pizza Sleeping Bag (above) This why-the-eff-didn't-I-think-of-that idea from B Fiber and Craft combines the unique pizza passion that exists inside us all with our desire to sleep outside. For a mere 250 American dollars (plus ship ... More >>
Get lit with this drinking fountain from Nostalgia Electrics. It's getting late. There are only eight shopping days left before Christmas. If you're doing your shopping online, you should blow off work the rest of the day and get to it. We've compiled a list to guide you. These unique items w ... More >>
Friday marked the Dallas Arts District's second Art Crawl, a recurring event which takes place on the 3rd Friday of each month, correlating with Late Nights at the DMA and the Crow. With seven food trucks, tracks spun by DJ Durty Laundry and a live show by Ishi, Art Crawl had pretty much everything ... More >>
And why do they sew their own dresses?
Conversation hearts. Sure, they taste like chalky soap and vitamins, but somehow they're a tradition that's been passed down for generations. New England Confectionery Company (NECCO) started printing sayings on their candy in the 1860s. And in 1902, NECCO began producing the present day Sweeth ... More >>
Caleb Winter Massey and his table of rayguns at the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market Saturday afternoonWe stopped by the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market Saturday and were pleasantly surprised by the breadth of vendors on hand. But we spent a good 30 minutes at the Red Ranger Ray Guns table, where the 7-year-o ... More >>
Courtesy Chet PhillipsFrom Phillips's Union of Superlative Heroes, more sets of which will be available tomorrowI see Paste's blog has given an awful nice shout-out to local artist Chet Phillips, whose military monkeys graced Unfair Park back in May 2009. (And one of his Lucky Monkey magnets star ... More >>
You know that antiquated covered parking shed at the corner of N. Malcolm X Boulevard and Indiana Street, behind Cafe Brazil in Deep Ellum? Right. This one. Well, this morning Brandon Castillo sends word that he's found a use for it: a Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, set to make its bow July 17 from 1 ... More >>
I did not know you could park next to Henry Moore's Vertebra in Three Pieces in front of City Hall.Surely you're aware by now: The Good Guys, filming here till July, makes its sneak-premiere two weeks from tonight at 7 on FOX. From the sound of the e-mails we get almost every day, most of the Fri ... More >>
Louise BlackFinally, Project Runway returns tonight at 9 on its new home at Lifetime -- and, if nothing else, Jon Stewart shares my enthusiasm. Of course, locals have two good reasons to take note of this dramatically long-delayed season: And as we've mentioned a couple of times, Shirin Askari of ... More >>
Courtesy Louise BlackI was looking for something unrelated on YouTube earlier this afternoon and noticed that Lifetime just posted the home-tour videos for this season's Project Runway contestants, among them local Louise Black. (We posted the Dallas resident's video back on July 9.) One thing le ... More >>
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