Wait. The "occupy" part of Occupy may be over, but that's not the story. The story is what the movement has accomplished already. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has evicted Occupy from Zuccotti Park. Our own mayor is making it plain that the Occupy Dallas camp behind City Hall is soon to ... More >>
Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>
Ferran Adria Portrait, by Sergi Pons When Anthony Bourdain cruises through town this fall for his City of Ate-sponsored gig at the Majestic, he's guaranteed to one or two questions about the meal I watched him eat on last night's No Reservations: a 50-or-so-course palate-fuck at El Bulli, Fer ... More >>
Whether it's glam metal, Midwestern punk, wholesome indie pop or arena rock from South Africa, we got a little bit of everything in the musical offerings this evening.
If nothing else, Michael Cera is cooler than Danny Masterson, right?After announcing last week the addition of another 135 bands to its bill, you'd think the folks up at Denton's 35 Conferette might need a breather -- or, I dunno, maybe some time to focus on the actual logistics of the fest, sinc ... More >>
Big things happening today in the world of 35 Conferette -- bigger news, even, than the fact that the-festival-formerly-known-as-North-by-35 now has an actual website to call its own (!). Bigger, too, than the really awesome web teaser/advertisement that the fest's organizers have created to promote ... More >>
Dead Man's Cell Phone goes off in Fort Worth
Mystery (Secretly Canadian)
class="blogImageCaption">Longest road trip in Mustangs' history? If ZZ Top can appear on American Idol, I guess anything’s possible. Even SMU’s basketball team embarking on an African Tour. The squad, led by head coach Matt Doherty, leaves Sunday for a 12-day trip to Senegal and South Af ... More >>
This grill requires a high-cholesterol billfold
A South African street fighter finds new life in the wrenching redemption tale Tsotsi
Thomas Jane, as folk hero, robs banks and steals a movie
John Spano was just a dull, two-bit Dallas businessman before he tried to buy a professional hockey team. Now he's been charged with bank fraud, and his claims of wealth and business prowess are dissolving in the glare of scorching publicity.
When it came to spending, Dallas' former superintendent always thought big
Cry, The Beloved Country was the first word on apartheid, but it shouldn't be the last