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  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    Eight Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, October 30 - November 2

    The Meow-O-Ween Pub Prowl: because really, you can never have too many slightly inebriated co-eds in cat costumes walking down Camp Bowie Boulevard. But hey -- it's for a good cause (and let's face it, ladies, cat costumes are easy, cheap and promote positive human-cat interactions.) Proceeds from t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Lumberjack Fest Turns Ten: Founder Aaron Anderson on Meat, Beards and the Bar Band

    Editor: Lumberjack Fest is this weekend at Dan's Silverleaf. For the first time ever, the festivities will stretch over two nights -- you can find more information on Saturday's installment on one Facebook page and the details for Sunday on another. Steve Steward had a very serious conversation with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    How Does a Band Rebound After a Bad Tour?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    What To Do When A Label Approaches Your Band

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Antiphon by Midlake: The Best North Texas Album of 2013, According to Our Readers

    As we near the end of our coverage of the year that was, we've gathered the votes (over 300) on the finalists for North Texas Album of the Year. Among those featured were remarkable statements from new bands (like Radioactivity's self-titled release), and Midlake's Antiphon wasn't the only surprisin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    A Rough Guide to Choosing Your First Bandmates

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Kanye West Songs as Stick Figure Illustrations: Quiz!

    Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. This game is very simple: Look at the pictures and guess what Kanye West song each one represents ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    What To Do About Your Sexist Bandmate

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    YouTube Success Story Melissa Polinar at the Truck Yard: Live Performance and Interview

    In another age, North Texan Melissa Polinar might still be sitting at a desk in Nashville, churning out songs for other artists to record. She did that, in fact, for a while in the early 2000s. But when you're a gifted writer and you have a voice like hers (that voice!), you don't need to wait your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Here's What's Wrong With Your Band's Web Site

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Texas' Highest Criminal Court Overturns Ban on "Titillating Talk" With Minors

    Since the Texas Legislature made online solicitation of a minor a crime in 2005, it's been used to lock up any number of gymnastics coaches, teachers, as well as plenty of non-educators caught digitally cruising for sex with underage kids. Today, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled unanimously ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    10 Ways to Convince People You Went to Lower Greenville Before Trader Joe's

    Lower Greenville is changing faster than perhaps any other single stretch of road in the city. New bars, restaurants and, yes, exceptionally well-branded grocery stores are popping up at a seemingly constant rate. By many measures, it's a good thing. There are clearly many more people walking on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Dallas ISD Has Reportedly Fired Cristy Nicole Deweese, its Spanish-Teaching Playboy Model

    Dallas ISD still won't comment on the case of Cristy Nicole Deweese, the 21-year-old teacher whose Playboy-modeling past came to the attention of the Internet last weekend. The evidence, however, suggests that she was fired on October 10. Piece of evidence No. 1: There is a Facebook page calling fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2013

    The People of ACL 2013: Photos

    Another year, another ACL Music Festival. This is a magical time in Texas, when the blazing summer makes way for a pleasant autumn. The weather and the promise of world-class musical wonders draws thousands to Zilker Park, ready to let loose and jam over the three day weekend. Here are some of the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    The Doors' Drummer John Densmore is Coming to Dallas Tomorrow

    Let's not bury the lede here: John Densmore played drums for one of the ten most famous rock bands ever, and he's coming to hang out with you at Good Records tomorrow, September 18, at 7:30 p.m. The occasion is a signing for his new book Unhinged: Jim Morrison's Legacy Goes on Trial, which deals wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    The Most Memorable Covers of Katy Perry's New Single, Starting with Richardson's Sarah Sellers

    As the people who watched the 2013 MTV VMA's this year know (and that was a lot of people), pop star Katy Perry closed the award show with a debut performance of her newest single, "Roar." The single, which was officially release on August 12, has already topped the charts in the US and the UK. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Pinkish Black's New Album is Streaming Now

    Fort Worth's fanciest metal band Pinkish Black has a new album coming out, and Pitchfork still loves them. Still loves them so much, in fact, that they're offering a free stream of that album, called Razed to the Ground right now, a week ahead of its official release. You can preorder the album here ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Your Vinyl-Only Label is Not Owed Mainstream Attention, Nor Should You Want it

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Why Can't My Band Land A Record Deal?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    The Key is The Songs, Not the Production Values

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    These Bands Took Fan Landers' Advice: Did It Work?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Jayden Frost, a Singer for '80s Pop Band When In Rome, Runs a Vintage Toy Shop in DFW

    Under a circular blue awning in Lewisville lies a fairly unmarked store with generic white letters reading, "DFW Vintage Toys." The change of worlds stepping inside is jarring -- it's like walking back 30 years and into your childhood. The mastermind behind DFW Vintage Toys, Jayden Frost, is seriou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    How to Smoke at Shows, Now that It's Not Cool Anymore

    Every week Gavin will be presenting a guide to basic notions of common sense he feels are sometimes lacking from various aspects of the world of music. Also, he's British, and they're polite, right? After Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios banned smoking to an overwhelmingly positive reaction this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Bill Expanding Home-Made Foods Sales Stalled in House Committee

    Two years ago we tracked the progress of cupcakes through the Texas Legislature, or more specifically, a bill that allowed home bakers to legally sell their goods under certain provisions. That bill passed and now there are many happy home bakers and full bellies around the state. But, equal rights ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2013

    Disappearing Ink

    What will happen to all the books?

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    The 35 Denton 2013 Schedule is Here!

    35 Denton has just announced this year's schedule. It was a daunting lineup when viewed as a straight list -- in scrollable, chronological breakdown form its magnitude hits home. The two main stages alone comprise 15 commendable bands, and they aren't even operating on the festival's first night.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Facebookers Say McKinney Teen Arrested For Mass Shooting Threat Was Bullied For Being Gay, Autistic, Atheist

    This morning, McKinney Boyd High School Principal Rick McDaniel posted a brief note on Facebook alerting parents that a student had made unspecified "threatening statements" on the social networking site and had been arrested by McKinney Police.(Update at 1:50 p.m.: The post in question has been rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Tonight, Oak St. Drafthouse Wants to Buy Your Textbooks

    Beer and college go hand-in-hand, but Denton's Oak St. Drafthouse has just made the connection a bit stronger. Set in the city's third oldest house, with antiques "strewn across the lawn," the bar at 308 E. Oak St. has been open since March, and for their first "back to school" celebration, they've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    We Now Know Jason Garrett is Not on Facebook. When Does the Season Start Again?

    At some point last week, the Dallas Cowboys surpassed five million "likes" on Facebook. They're the first NFL franchise to hit the mark, which I suppose is worthy of a Tweet, or maybe a Facebook post. But during Garrett's daily press conference on Friday, Cowboys beat writers, apparently out of vap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Cavalli's Prosciutto Panini is Certifiably Worth the Trip

    Each week, Justin Bitner goes hunting for DFW's most interesting sandwiches. Have a sandwich suggestion? Leave it in the comments and he'll check it out. Venue: Cavalli Sandwich: Prosciutto Panini Bread: Pizza dough Toppings: Prosciutto, basil, tomatoes, "fresh" mozzarella, olive oil The Case ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    You Know What Art Crawl Needs? More Artists.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    It's Official: Tim DeLaughter's New Band, Preteen Zenith, Will Make Its Debut in July.

    And so it is.​Well, we thought this would be the case, and, turns out, we were right: Tim DeLaughter's new band will indeed make its debut at the Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival taking place at the Granada Theater on Saturday, July 23. Says so, even on the Facebook page for the new band, which, DeLaught ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Anne Rice Comes Home. To Richardson.

    In 1958, per the novelist's biography, her family moved from New Orleans to Richardson, where she attended high school. After which she attended Texas Woman's University in Denton, before moving to San Francisco and then international renown as the author of, among other things, Interview With the V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Tale of Lisa Stone's Disappearance -- And Friends' Efforts to Find Her -- Goes National

    As you're no doubt aware, Lisa Stone disappeared last June -- and, still, Dallas Police have no idea what has become of the 52-year-old Mesquite High School graduate, whose friends (Facebook and otherwise) continue to search for answers. Some of those friends appeared on CBS's The Early Show this m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Amidst Talk of "New Reality" at Dallas ISD, An Invite to a New School Groundbreaking

    ​During Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa's budget-gutting presentation to the school board yesterday, when he warned that the state's $27-billion budget shortfall could result in as many as 3,900 layoffs and secondary school classrooms filled with at least 35 students per teacher, the di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Ice Day Redux: DISD Calls It Early

    ​This just in from 3700 Ross, via the Facebook:Because of icy road conditions that are not expected to improve overnight, Dallas ISD schools and administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.I have not yet told the 7-year-old who lives in my house, who, at this very moment, is d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Club Dada Sets New Year's Eve Do-Over Party To Make Up For Grand Opening Snafu

    Kevin TodoraClub Dada​Lost in all the shuffle surrounding last week's memorial event hosted at Club Dada was the fact that the Thursday night show at the venue also served as the venue's grand opening.Dada, you might recall, was originally supposed to open on New Year's Eve, with a celebration fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2011

    Spector 45 Frontman Frankie Campagna Died Early This Morning At the Age of 24

    Allison V. Smith​The e-mails began arriving in the Unfair Park in-box at around 10 this morning. They said: Frank Campagna has died, referring to the longtime muralist and beloved owner of the Kettle Art gallery in Deep Ellum. But, no. It was not Frank. It was his son, 24-year-old Frankie, frontma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Ranking Dubuisson Scaldis Belgian Ale, And Two Upcoming Beer Dinners

    Jesse Hughey​One of my purchases during Central Market's Brewtopia deal (when you could get 25 percent off beer purchases of $25 or more) was Dubuisson Scaldis Belgian Ale, ounce-for-ounce one of the most expensive beers I've ever bought. But I had a feeling it would be good, considering how gre ... More >>

  • Film

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    The Symbolyc One Powers The New The Social Network Spot--But He's Not The Only Area Musician Involved in the Facebook Film.

    If you've been paying attention, then you've long known that Dallas' own Symbolyc One is the man behind the beat of Kanye West's inescapable hit of the moment, the King Crimson-sampling "Power." And, sure enough, the hits keep coming for that track--it's currently being used in the as-seen-above-and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    God Loves Funny Counter-Protests

    ​In advance of the Westboro Baptist Church's planned return to Dallas Friday, the Unfair Park in-box has been filling up with notices of counter-protests being planned. One Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to the Facebook page for the Westboro Baptist Church "Welcoming" Committee - Dall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Dallas Is the New L.A.: Chase and Lonestar Will Shoot Here. And, Bonus Good Guys Episodes!

    Bradley, if yer sticking 'round through the summer, I sure hope that Trans Am has a good air conditioner.​Networks won't officially announce which pilots will be turned into full-fledged series till next week's upfronts. But two days after NBC surprised absolutely no one by picking up Jerry Bruckh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    The Night Before New Year's Eve, Deep Ellum Gets Another Bar and Live Music Venue

    From La Grange's Facebook page So, it is the Continental Club or La Condesa? You be the judge come tomorrow.​A very good Friend of Unfair Park was in Deep Ellum last night and noticed the sign: The King Bucks and The O's at La Grange on December 30. Turns out, tomorrow is opening night for the lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Today In Music News: Help Mellencamp Quit Smoking, Pimp Your GPS And Buy Nine Inch Nails Stuff

    Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, December 2, 2009...John Mellencamp's son has started a Facebook group to get his dad to stop smoking. See, technology does bring families together!Does your GPS not have enough street cred? If so, Snoop Dogg is here to help you out. Trent Reznor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2009

    Whitt's End: 9.4.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *93.3 FM - the station formerly known as The Zone, The Bone, Quality Rock and who knows what all else - has for the last day or so been "stunting." That is, playing nonsense in advance of flip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Bottles, Bottles Everywhere...But Not A Drop To Drink

    ​No segment of the food and beverage industry so reflects the desire for smaller, more personalized purveyors than wine. Wine lovers want magic and prestige--not a mass-market bottle from a corner gas station (usually found in a cooler, right next to the Coors Light).But therein lies the trouble ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Tony Romo Gets Faced

    A Friend of Unfair Park sends us this link to Tony Romo's Facebook page. Had no idea he was such a Glitter fan. Ahem. Redskins fans.

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008
  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Stalking Art

    Gilbert doesn't know us, but we're watching his work

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