The actual artistry of the album cover has been making a comeback. Of course, over the years, the cheesy head shot has gradually (for the most part) faded away and been replaced by, well, art. Go figure. Anyhow, 2011 was a particularly good year for the album cover. Well, there were a few examples w ... More >>
Perhaps you've seen the above ad in the past couple issues of our dead tree publication about a new monthly happening down in Deep Ellum, brought to you by seven of the neighborhood's venue's, one of its art galleries and us here at DC9? Yeah? Well, as the above image implies, the deal's called D ... More >>
"Are the people who seek to restrict the use of tobacco everywhere--and for everyone--the same people who seek to promote the use of marijuana?" (Leonard Welsh of Plano, as quoted by the Dallas Morning News. Not sure if they are the same people, but the generation responsible for such restrictions-- ... More >>
Remember when summer was awesome? No? Well, Here are 10 great summers in music history to jog your memory.
Jenufa helps women in need
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Contemporary art superstar Ed Ruscha turns a mirror on his times, and finds...not a whole lot
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Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there
Dallas blues history according to two who lived it
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Thomas Avenue Beverage Company offers a friendly drink and exceptional food
Terry Zwigoff's masterful documentary takes us into the squalid heart of an American eccentric