Grace Jones

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Bon Spengler

    Bon Spengler is a mainstay in the underground house and techno scenes in Dallas. Along with her husband Corey Spengler (of the electronic duo Opencloud), she has been responsible for a series of notable parties featuring local and touring techno, tech house and house talent that are not usually know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The 6 Best Concerts in Dallas this Week, March 31 - April 4

    How sweet it is to see the streets of Downtown, Deep Ellum, Lower Greenville, and Expo Park filled with nightlife patrons again after a cold winter. It's that perfect time of year where the weather is still pre-heating for the summer and everyone just wants to be out and about. This week, make the m ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 47: DJ Wikkid Beat

    Karine Fleurima spins under the name DJ Wikkid Beat, and draws inspiration from international funk, soul and rock from the '60s and the '70s, as well as Brazilian music. She got her start making mixtapes for some of the restaurants she worked at in New York City, and after receiving positive feedbac ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Starck Contrast

    Another new documentary on the Starck Club revisits the storied Dallas nightclub of the '80s

  • Music

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Culture Club: A Few Thoughts on Madonna's Halftime Performance

    If I had to explain Madonna's Super Bowl performance in one word that isn't followed by question marks and exclamation points, it would be synergy. She was in a commercial before the event, and her new song, "Give Me All Your Luvin'" was featured afterwards. OK, fine, the Super Bowl is commerce, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Loving, Hoping, Praying: Violitionist Sessions and More Odds & Ends

    Before we all go running blindly into 2012, I'd like to leave you with a few odds and ends that didn't fit into a year-end list, or that I plain forgot, or that I hope will happen in the new year. Loving:Violitionist Sessions The folks at Gutterth have found a creative way to take a local music sna ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011

    Lady Gaga, Semi Precious Weapons, Scissor Sisters

    Monday, March 14, at American Airlines Center

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Starck Club to Reopen ... As "Zouk"

    The Starck ProjectGrace Jones back during better (?) days at the Starck Club​Got a most curious e-mail over the weekend from a publicist wanting to invite the Unfair Park-ers to a press preview on December 11, when "former Starck Club reopens as Zouk." Say wha? But, sure enough: Zouk has a website ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    The Problem With... Rihanna's "Only Girl (In The World)"

    Dammit! Rihanna has finally gone and broken my heart!

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 23: DJ WISHFM

    ​Wade Randolph Hampton, aka DJ WISHFM, is seasoned at his craft. The DJ/booker/promoter and now, band manager, has been spinning for 25 years at this point. Never one to slow down, Hampton books for The W's rooftop club, Ghostbar, serves as that club's resident DJ, and manages popular local acts i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 3: Ocelot

    ​From Dallas to Austin to England and back again, Cory Kilduff, half of trans-Atlantic DJ duo Ocelot, has not only been making a name for himself here in the Lonstar State, but with shows all over the country and overseas. Oh, and the duo's got a forthcoming album about to drop in June (listen to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    USA Film Fest Unspools New Titles, Rare Favorites, Worthy Tributes, Starck Club Doc

    A little late in the day, but the USA Film Festival just sent out the schedule for this year's shindig, which runs April 29 through May 3 at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station. To save us all the trouble of running down this year's highlights, I've posted after the jump the entire eight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: When 'The Summer of Love' Meant Sex In a Club

    "Are you one of the beautiful people? Is my name on the list? I want to be with the beautiful people... I wanna feel like I'm missed..." Eels - "Guest List" I went to high school with a kid named Greg Holman. His father was a painter named George, who lived in the old Expo Park space that l ... More >>

  • Music

    February 12, 2009

    Franz Ferdinand

    Tonight (Domino)

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Albums of 2008

    Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008
  • Dining

    March 15, 2007

    Of Pop Rocks and Kobe

    Luqa's a culinary force of elegant simplicity

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Kings of Clubs

    The coke-drenched era of nightclubs is over, but now a new group of entrepreneurs is ready to reinvent the scene

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Freaks and Geeks

    Is electroclash already over or just getting started?

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Getting the business

    With the new Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb, Tripping Daisy has made the best record of its seven-year career. So what took so long?

  • Dining

    June 15, 1995

    Retro cool

    A.J. Gonzales emerges from the '80s time warp with ever-stellar cheese enchiladas