Tyler, The Creator seems like a nice young man.Just last week, DC9 ran a review for the Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival that took place at the Granada Theater. The show, which featured 10 acts -- from Shabazz Palaces to Preteen Zenith -- was pretty great. But a big hot-button topic surrounded the venue ... More >>
Outside the Theatre Gallery in Deep Ellum a quarter-century ago.It was the summer of 1984 and the city of Dallas was in the midst of a serious makeover. The Republican National Convention was coming to town and Big D was trying to put a conservative foot forward as the media spotlight fixated on our ... More >>
"Are you one of the beautiful people? Is my name on the list? I want to be with the beautiful people... I wanna feel like I'm missed..." Eels - "Guest List" I went to high school with a kid named Greg Holman. His father was a painter named George, who lived in the old Expo Park space that l ... More >>
In the summer of 1986, the Theatre Gallery was all about confronting the established aesthetic sensibilities of the comfortable arts patron. Basically, we loved to shock the shit out of people. Our venue existed to raise the bar on outrageousness and freedom of expression. Example: One of our ... More >>
Noise is not for everybody. Some people hear a jackhammer on the street corner and promptly cover their ears; others hear a subsonic melody and random harmonic movement in the staccato repetition of mechanized machinery. “Industrial music” is the umbrella term used to describe artists who e ... More >>
Blue Man Group started as a joke. It's not as funny anymore.
Celebrating a birthday with a pile of Pooh
Two companies stage comebacks of the theatrical revue with mixed results
Stage West presents a lighthearted romp through incest, bestiality, and necrophilia
Deep Ellum's legendary Theatre Gallery will reopen as the Center for the Arts. The question is, which arts?
Filmmaker Todd Haynes outlines the danger of playing it Safe