It's the middle of a summer morning at Eban Village Apartments, and a half-dozen or so teenagers are gathered in the old leasing office of the nondescript complex two blocks south of Fair Park. A couple of them tool around on a bicycle stand, a couple more idle in a room crammed full of bikes, but, ... More >>
Jessica Lea Mayfield is only 21 years old, but her songs feel like they've been around much longer than that. Dark and heartbreaking, Mayfield's songs have a weight missing from many performers in her age group. Tell Me, Mayfield's sophomore full-length effort, came out this past February and featu ... More >>
To begin with this Friday morning, a tip o' the ballcap to the Dallas Angels of the Home School Athletic Association, who spent the week cruising through the Homeschool World Series Association 2009 World Series Championships in Pensacola, Florida, besting the Augusta Crusaders, the Montgomery Saint ... More >>
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