The 50-foot limestone angels trumpeting from the façade of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth face a trio of venues hidden from the outside world. Hyena's Comedy Night Club is down a grand staircase on the right. There's a smaller stage next to it. And on the left is Queen City Music Hall, which o ... More >>
A few weeks ago Alex Fletcher of The People's Last Stand made us a proper piña colada that any manly-man would be proud to order. While it didn't come with a colorful paper umbrella, there was a delicate purple flower along with a pineapple wedge and cherry atop the glass. Today's focus is on tha ... More >>
I am going to overlook my fear of octopus tentacles and endorse this show tonight, not only because it's free and at a doughnut shop, but because the lineup is pretty yankin', and includes a set from Budapest folk combo Morzsa Records.
Domino's recent trend of gourmet-ing the shit out of their food jumped to new heights recently. Introducing, from the company's Japanese chain (via Eater), the Prestige Quattro, which is not a sequel to the Hugh Jackman film. This is the $50 (¥3,900) unbelievably fancy pizza that features four sid ... More >>
And is "Make Sick O" the Best Mexi Slur Ever?
Lewis Wickes HineAnother October 13 photo from the Library of Congress's archives. Reads the cutline: "A few of the young workers in Hughes Brothers Candy Factory, S. Ervay St., I counted five going and coming at night and at noon, that appeared to be from 12 to 15 years old. One girl told me that ... More >>
Last October, North of the Dial featured a story about how The Heartstring Stranglers were dealing with losing one of the band's founding members. Next week, the chamber-folk act's frontman Freddie Schulze and cellist Emily Hertz leave Denton, bound for Budapest, where the pair will spend the ne ... More >>
Texas music looks great. It provokes the imagination and illustrates the intangible. For years, we've been providing the necessary flavor to help filmmakers tell their stories. It's what we do; we're obviously good at this kind of thing. And it goes both ways: Movie soundtracks are the kind of thin ... More >>
OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the c ... More >>
Kona's tasty happy hour won't break the bank
Fateless paints a stunning portrait of a Jewish teen's death-camp survival
SMU presents an exhibit to die for
Poignant but a bit flaccid, Gloomy Sunday almost satisfies
Experience Lazlo's "infectious spirit"
Éva Gárdos delivers an autobiographical culture clash
A tangled web
Jakob the Liar twists the truth to make the Holocaust more fun
Passionate, not sentimental, The Last Days chronicles the Hungarian Holocaust
The long-coming canonization of an Irish hero
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary has survived a turbulent birth, but its artistic mission remains more confused than cutting-edge
For con men the world over, there is no place like the Dominion of Melchizedek because it is no place