The weekend is here and as per usual there's a few suggestions for concerts around Dallas that we'd like to throw your way. No pressure. The choice is yours. But, just know that Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias are gonna hold it down at American Airlines Center, Sharon Van Etten hits the Kessler, pop se ... More >>
It's Monday and time to get back into the swing of things, but dearest DC9 reader, the swing of things for you is music. We've got a few shows we think would bode well with you this week. The one and only Sir Paul McCartney is playing at the American Airlines Center, Chevelle and Papa Roach are hitt ... More >>
Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps. Fans of The Simpsons have likely been asking themselves that question for years now, given that the beloved Fox TV show has been on the air for 25 years now and, arguably, past its best for quite some time. But for the past week, we've also been indulg ... More >>
This is your official warning Dallas, It's going to be a rough Monday. This weekend is packed to the brim with great live music and there's nothing you can do about it. Honestly, you'll be lucky if you make it to brunch at all (gasp). Friday night will be especially taxing, as you have five great sh ... More >>
We're a just a touch skimpier on the announcements today than we normally are, but we've got five super diverse ones for ya. Portugal. The Man, a Glee star's solo effort, a one-man L.A. psych band, a festival launch party and a hodgepodge of '80s bands like Alice In Chains and Jane's Addiction on th ... More >>
Tomorrow night sees the arrival of unstoppable force Gotye, as the Belgian-Australian singer and his cohorts take over a sold-out Verizon Theater to play a bunch of songs no one wants to hear till he closes the show with "Somebody That I Used to Know." The song plays on the radio every few minutes, ... More >>
This year, like most years, the multi-million-dollar-slinging advertising competition known as the Super Bowl was largely dominated by those in the motor vehicle category. But if you were paying close attention, somewhere between the David Beckham ogling, flipping back and forth from the Super Bowl ... More >>
Former American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis has turned into one of Broadway's favorite leading men. It was announced in January that he'll star as both title roles in the New York revival of Frank Wildhorn's musical Jekyll & Hyde in 2013. Maroulis was a Tony nominee a few years ago as the lea ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
From Houston to Broadway on a trail of slime.
Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah are rolling in something, but it's not holy.
via Oak Cliff PeepsOther people eating breakfast for lunch count: 5 Level of weirdness felt when "Let's Get It Started" by the Black Eyed Peas played on the speakers in this old-school diner: 4 out of 5 I'm drawn to open restaurants with deserted parking lots like Glee is drawn to sucking. L ... More >>
Well, Mark Salling's folks missed it too. So this is for them.Fine -- make fun all you want. But I didn't get to see my Glee last night courtesy you-know-what. Not that I would have been able to enjoy it, what with the sound of hailstones ricocheting off the roof and the sirens turned up to 11. I ... More >>
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That young man you see at right is 21-year-old Cameron Mitchell of Fort Worth, the latest local to get his shot at fame courtesy the warm glow of reality television. This afternoon, we received word that Mitchell is among the lucky dozen vying for a shot on Glee next season. But before that, of c ... More >>
Sleigh Bells, CSSGranada TheaterApril 22, 2011Better than: sticking around for the headliner, apparently.All photos by Danny HurleyCansei de Ser Sexy's Lovefoxxx dives into the Granada crowd. See more pictures here. Perhaps it was to be expected given the circumstances at the Granada Theater on F ... More >>
ABC's set to start shooting that Good Christian Bitches pilot around town on Monday, last we heard, with Carley Bobby as Amanda Vaughn, the divorced mother of two moving back to the Park Cities with her tail tucked. Late last night, ABC announced it's added a new castmate to Sex and the City crea ... More >>
WireImageNo doubt you were too busy to attend last night's Super Bowl shindigs. So once more into the breach -- or WireImage, which has invites to all the best parties. Like, once more, the private Audi Forum dinner party at the Rachofsky House, where Glee's Matthew Morrison found himself amongst ... More >>
Hey, the Big Day is here! And, with it, those highly anticipated music performances! It's all so exciting. I'll be honest: I didn't pay too much attention to the pre-pregame stuff -- meaning Maroon 5's and Keith Urban's performances in tents outside of Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. I caught some, ... More >>
Yesterday, the final chip fell in place, as the NFL announced that Lea Michele, who plays the powerfully voiced and annoyingly chipper Rachel Berry on the FOX series Glee, has been confirmed to open the inside-Cowboys Stadium Super Bowl performances with a rendition of "America the Beautiful," be ... More >>
Paul KolnikBoyd as The Monster, with Christopher Ryan as Frederick Frankenstein, in Young Frankenstein at the Winspear"It isn't easy being green," sang Kermit the Frog. For actor Preston Truman Boyd, starring as the mad doctor's stitched-together Monster in the Broadway tour of Mel Brooks' music ... More >>
A couple months back we noted that Glee casting director Robert Ulrich would be in town this month auditioning wannabes for a new role to debut during the FOX series' third season. Only, before a shot at network prime-time you first have to make your way through The Glee Project, an Oxygen reality s ... More >>
To quote Lake Highlands' Mark Salling, "At this time I'd like to continue my streak of doing only songs by Jewish artists."Many thanks to the many Friends of Unfair Park who've directed our attention to this announcement: On January 8 and 9, Glee casting director Robert Ulrich will be in Dallas ... More >>
At the start of last night's Top Chef Just Desserts, Princess Dexter was not really lamenting his huge blow-up -- wait, make that blow-ups, plural, because he clearly didn't remember all of them -- on last week's episode. Others were sad that Mama Bear Tim had been kicked off, and the rest were j ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, August 19, 2010...The Haitian government pulled a Lee Corso when they told Wyclef: not so fast my friend!Sometimes a love made in hell are not meant to last.Kings of Leon turned down licensing their music to Ugly Betty and Glee in fear of being ca ... More >>
Forthcoming later today is this year's Unfair Park holiday-season auction benefiting North Texas Food Bank, which features not one by several one-of-a-kind, locally produced items. But while we wrap up this year's goodies, first this giveaway.Yesterday I posted the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics ... More >>
Caity ColvardMark Salling, during the Glee cast's visit to the Galleria in AugustAt last. Mark Salling, the pride of Lake Highlands High School (Class of '01), was finally more than just a bit player on last night's episode of Glee. Having transitioned from brooding football bully to cougar-chasi ... More >>
Justin Kimball High School Class of 1969 represents on last night's episode of Glee.While we keep tabs on the Dallas and Richardson designers cutting and sewing their way to the middle on Project Runway, which has been rendered a hot mess by Lifetime, keep in mind: Three locals populate the cast ... More >>
Caity ColvardGlee's Mark Salling at the Galleria yesterday, with his parents Condy and JohnPermit me to make this one fall-TV recommendation after watching the first three episodes: Glee, which begins airing on FOX September 9 after a summer sneak peek welcomed with well-deserved raves. In short: ... More >>