On my way from work to City Hall I drive by the Palestinian demonstrations in Dealey Plaza. At home in the evening I see Texas Governor Rick Perry (not my favorite guy) on the TV news leading a rally for Israel. The anchorman on the TV news shows me a map of the area around Dallas and points to ho ... More >>
Local metal trio Baring Teeth have a few great shows coming up, including one at Tapatio Studios tomorrow, with Gaza, Code Orange Kids and Full of Hell. We talked to guitarist/vocalist Andrew Wiggins about his musical firsts. What did you own first, a cassette or a CD? Regardless of the format, wh ... More >>
New plays feel long and come up short on ideas at ongoing FIT fest.
Patrick MichelsA pro-Palestine rally at Dealey Plaza on Friday afternoon ended with a march to Memorial Park, a show of solidarity with activists trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza. You'll find more photos in our slide show. The long war over Gaza played out in miniature down at Dealey Plaza ... More >>
Jackson Browne comes Here in August.The line that connects dots as seemingly disparate as Nico, The Eagles and Spiccoli makes its way to Grand Prairie this summer as singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne makes a North Texas stop on his world tour with collaborator David ... More >>
Sam MertenPrior to his gig tonight at the Granada, Kinky Friedman made a campaign stop at Urban Dog Coffee as he continues his bid for the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner. Given his close relationship with gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami, who had five key campaign aide ... More >>
Roger Kallenberg and Diane Baker of the Dallas Peace CenterOn Tuesday, the Egyptian foreign ministry warned activists planning to march across its border into Gaza to mark the anniversary of last year's conflict that they'll be "dealt with by the law." But that isn't stopping Roger Kallenberg ... More >>
Noor Elashi is the 23-year-old daughter of Holy Land Foundation co-founder Ghassan Elashi, who found out only today that he will be sentenced in May following his conviction last November; he's looking at 15 years to life in prison, after having been among those convicted of donating to Hamas follow ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, January 8, 2009... The alleged final version of Eminem's Dr. Dre-produced, "Crack a Bottle" has hit the world wide interweb. It features Fitty and Dre, each contributing a verse. The reclusive rapper even takes a jab at himself in reference ... More >>
The enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his onscreen madness
Polk presents her own Gaza Zoo
Despite a hung jury, the trials are far from over
Last week we told you about how Steve McGonigle, reporter over at The Dallas Morning News, was trying to fight a federal subpoena. Because, see, the U.S. government wants him to testify next month when the government finally goes to trial with its case against the Richardson-based Holy Land Foundati ... More >>
Somebody get me the number of Avi Adelman's sleep therapist. I honestly don't know how he gets any rest at all. The drunks pee too much. The cops tow too little. The noise is too loud ... oh, cripes, we can't cover all this ground at once. Better you just get familiar with Avi's own BarkingDogs.org ... More >>
A conversation with director James Longley
Think peace protesters are lame? So, what are you doing with your life?
DISD trustee Ron Price does everything you expect from a politician. These days that's a problem.
Dallas hip-hop represents in our first-ever mixtape round-up
Laray Polk's book is rich in suggestion and charged with intellectual fire
Dallas artist Laray Polk explores Gaza
The Dallas Video Festival shows all the news not fit for print
How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band
Time of Favor's look at Israel is fascinating and powerful
Love it when a plan comes together? Not so fast. Sure, they've got A-Rod and I-Rod, but what about Rusty Greer hitting leadoff, Tim Crabtree closing, and Johnny Oates acting human? John Gonzalez goes to Texas Rangers spring training to look for answers.
Morning News reports of a charity's ties to terrorism spur Muslim protests
Fawning Pumpkins; Audio LUXURY; Door dates; And a ton of Rubber Gloves
In other words, the return of ? and the Mysterians
Crippled children are the latest fund-raising ticket for a controversial Palestinian foundation