Jennifer Martin

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Drake Returns, Dave Matthews Band and More Show Announcements

    ​Summer is upon us (kind of has been since January), and that means it's time to get your butts wet on the Gexa Energy Pavilion lawn. Unless, of course, you're rich enough to have "reserved seating money." You kind of have to for the just announced Drake show on Wednesday, May 16, which will cost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Girls at Granada, Yann Tiersen at Trees and More Show Announcements

    Girls​One of the biggest records of 2011 came from San Fransisco's Girls, who successfully mine early rock and roll influences to create notable and at times brilliant albums. Gorilla Vs. Bear has championed the band for years, and the blog is bringing Girls to the Granada Theater on Friday, March ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Grimes, Dr. Dog and an Impressive List of Show Announcements

    ​There are weeks when the show announcements are about as flimsy as a wet persimmon. Fortunately, this is not one of them. For starters, Grimes is coming to town. Her last performance  was a brilliant showing at Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest, in which she wooed the audience with her mix of Madonna's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    A Place To Bury Strangers (Free), Portugal. The Man, and The Rest Of This Week's New Shows

    A Place To Bury Strangers​The fall season is starting to shape up as expected. The fall and the spring are, after all, the prime touring seasons, and right away, it looks like the Granada Theater's got some pretty impressive bills coming our way.New York noise rock band A Place To Bury Strangers w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Okkervil River, Chromeo and a Ton of Other Show Announcements

    One of the many incarnations of Okkervil River​Still fresh from the release of their new album I Am Very Far, Austin's Okkervil River seems to be working quite hard to let everyone know about it. The album is quite solid, thanks in part to the production work of local producer John Congl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Bon Iver, The Secret Sisters and a Ridiculous Number of Other Show Announcements

    Bon Iver's Justin Vernon​It's a risky career move, holing up in a cabin in the woods to create a debut album, but for Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, it seems to have paid off in spades. Between nods from Kanye West and the success of his R&B side project Gayngs, his highly anticipated self-titled s ... More >>

  • Film

    July 4, 2002

    Kicking Lasses

    The Powerpuff Girls spank monkey butt aplenty

  • News

    July 25, 1996

    The Pride of Napoleon Lewis

    A veteran principal brought hope and self-respect to South Dallas' Lincoln High. But even some of his loyal followers say it's time for him to step down.