Eugene (Oregon)

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Robert Cray on Being a Blues Legend: "At the End of the Day, You Have to Play Tomorrow"

    Prior to 1986, Robert Cray was just another talented blues guitarist wondering where his next gig was going to be. But after the Strong Persuader album and the hit single "Smoking Gun," Cray became a viable commercial proposition across several genres. Cray has parlayed that success into a four- dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce September Dallas Visit

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers made their fans happy twice over this morning with the announcement of a new album and a slew of North American tour dates taking place in late summer. The album, Hypnotic Eye, due out on Reprise Records July 29, is Petty's 16th studio album and his first in four year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Seahawks 27, Cowboys 7: Thoughts on a Depressing Trip to Seattle

    The Cowboys' 27-7 pasting at the hands of the Seahawks was about as brutal as the final score indicates. From the opening kickoff (literally!), Seattle simply played with a level of physicality that the Cowboys could not match. Every Dallas ball carrier was getting plowed, while Seahawks running b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    If It's Good Enough for Boise: What We Learned About Dallas From the Outta-Towners

    Megan FeldmanFrom left: Judy Burns, Sherry Brant and Janice Nally of Boise, Idaho‚ÄčAs we mentioned earlier, some of the meeting planners in town for the Association for Convention Operations Management's annual conference took a tour of Dallas this morning. They hit all the, um, hot spots -- meanin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Burning Question: Are Restaurants Looking Forward to 2009?

    Long about, oh, a few hours after midnight on New Year's, the Burning Question crew made a resolution.We felt strongly about it at the time--so much so that we carefully jotted the details in black ink. Apparently, in 2009, we plan to dedicate ourselves to the overthrow of Bhutan, which we will then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    The Museum of Nature's Mayne Man

    As promised, the Museum of Nature & Science today announced the architect who will build the $155-million facility at the northwest corner of Woodall Rodgers Freeway and N. Field Street -- and it's none other than "the bad boy and angry young man of Los Angeles architecture" hisself: Pritzker Prize- ... More >>

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    No Smoking Gun

    The new smoking ban will work--if no one lights up

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Out & About

    Gene Defcon, Bratmobile

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Daddy Deadliest

    Millionaire Allen Blackthorne had a unique scheme to regain custody of his kids--have his ex-wife murdered

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Not fade away

    Two garage-rock compilations raise The Esquires, Irving's psychedelic-rock greats, from the dead

  • Music

    April 10, 1997

    Music to watch cave paintings by

    Ohm taps the roots of cosmic rock

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    How Low Can You Go?

    When a Tyler masseuse accused televangelist Garner Ted Armstrong of sexual assault, no one came out smelling like a rose

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    It's the stock price, stupid!

    High-flying Danny Wettreich has shut down companies, destroyed jobs, and drawn the scrutiny of two federal agencies, But he says it's what the stock market thinks of him that counts.