Kenny Rogers

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    January 31, 2012

    Love and a 45: Fate Lions Talk Favorite Wax Tracks

    Fort Worth five-piece Fate Lions just dropped a new three-song 7-inch and and are celebrating with a show at the Kessler on Friday. With that in mind, I asked guitarist Jerko Dabelic and singer/guitarist Jason Manriquez about some of their favorite 45s growing up. Jason Manriquez Barry Manilow "A ... More >>

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    October 22, 2011

    Today, a Temporary Better Bridge. Then, On Monday, a Temporary Better Downtown.

    A very vague sneak at what's in store for downtown Monday evening​In moments, till 1 this afternoon, you'll be able to laze across the Cedar Crest Bridge -- yet another temporary installation from Team Better Block, in conjunction with the city and others trying to best determine how to turn a sel ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Ten Fictional Foods (and Beverages, Of Course) We Wish Were Real

    "Mmm-mmmm, that is a tasty buger."​Throughout movie and television history, there have been fake foods and drinks that have given us the urge to punch through our TVs and force-feed the goods into our faces. Here we stroll through of our favorite faux products.Big Kahuna BurgerScrew In-N-Out ... More >>

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    January 23, 2011

    For Your Listening Pleasure: The Gourds (and Pogues, Snoop Dogg and VU) at Barleypalooza

    ​Amazing the things you find when you're not looking for them. Take this morning's accidental stumbled-across, for instance: The Gourds recorded in the old Barley House parking lot on June 1, 1997, during the third then-annual Barleypalooza musical marathon on N. Henderson. (Here's some video, for ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Good Friday: DOMAXXII Showcase Edition

    ​Not sure if it's possible to be reading this right now and still be unaware of the biggest show coming to town this weekend. Saturday in Deep Ellum, we will kick off the Dallas Observer Music Awards festivities with the most kickass showcase we've ever put on. Aside from over 40 of the area's top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Show Announcements: John Mayer, Owl City, Yeahdef, Pixies, Toadies, Aerosmith, Goo Goo Dolls, Kenny Rogers and others

    Even John Mayer Is Sick Of His Own Music​John Mayer is getting old. His music is getting old. His fans are getting old. His public image is getting old. In an apparent attempt to get some younger fans, someone over at John Mayer headquarters had the bright idea to book teen sensation Owl City as t ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
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    August 27, 2009
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    May 8, 2009

    Whitt's End: 5.8.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Looks like The Ticket's parent company - Cumulus Media - is asking forcing employees to take five unpaid days off before June 30. Ouch. Maybe not a big deal to on-air talent with six-figure sala ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    New-Look Rangers!

    Kris Benson made the Rangers' roster. Safe to say his wife will show up on a couple of lists in the very near future.Okay, now I'm intrigued. For all the Texas Rangers' promise of a better future, yesterday they made moves geared at providing fans an improved today. I squawked last week about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Today In Music News: Newsted's Back With Metallica? Kenny Rogers Can Heal? Spandau Ballet's Reuniting?

    Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, March 26, 2009... There is justice in the universe: Bass player Jason Newsted will perform with his former band Metallica as it gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Let's just hope they don't trick him into eating straight wasa ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Don't Take Your Love to Town

    Get your asses to Bass Hall for Kenny Rogers

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    August 5, 2008

    The Good Green Stuff

    David Gordon Green In The New York Times today, Richardson High School's own David Gordon Green talks about transitioning from Indieland to Hollywood -- specifically, how he went from making such elegiac films as George Washington and All the Real Girls to the stoner bromance Pineapple Express, whic ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008
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    October 29, 2007
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    October 11, 2007


    Hear the song (but not the lyrics) of Michael McDonald

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    June 7, 2007

    Cheaters Never Win?

    Don't whisper a word to the children, but hell yeah, of course they do

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    March 29, 2007

    Play It Again, Sammy

    Can the Rangers' oldest rookie leave his diva days behind and deliver?

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007


    Somewhere beneath this Dolphins helmet is former -- and, maybe, future? -- Dallas Cowboy Jason Garrett. Uh...Coach Garrett, perhaps? That'd be kinda cool. Took a break from guessing about Bill Parcells' replacement long enough to breathe in the fresh air of the NHL All-Star Game last night. And, of ... More >>

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    June 15, 2006

    Gamblin' Man

    Rogers and the Boys countrify Nokia Theatre

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    April 7, 2006
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    March 30, 2006

    The Curse of Sucking

    Is this the year the Texas Rangers finally...? Nah.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2006

    Blunt Trauma

    Be Blunt about it: This is probably not how Ticketmaster intended to promote James Blunt's upcoming local show I'm not saying I got really freaking excited when the Ticketmaster newsletter arrived this morning announcing that James Blunt will perform May 8 at the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie. I'm ... More >>

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    March 6, 2006
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    March 2, 2006


    Kenny Rogers and his favorite cameraman reach a settlement--and common ground

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    February 2, 2006

    Play It Forward

    Sports' smallest acts often come laced with giant implications

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Bobby Bare

    The Moon Was Blue (Dualtone)

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    October 6, 2005

    On Thin Ice

    After giving fans the cold shoulder, can hockey win us back?

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    September 1, 2005

    Blame Game

    The Buck passes as Rangers go riches to rags

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    August 18, 2005
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    August 4, 2005


    Let Him Rot

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    July 28, 2005


    Punk Ranger

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    July 21, 2005


    FC's Footing

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    July 14, 2005

    Balls for Brains

    Kenny Rogers has a history of sneak assaults

  • Culture

    April 21, 2005

    Madame Ovary

    No Kathy, no Mo no mo', but Parallel Lives still proves feminist humor's not an oxymoron

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    Hart Attack

    Everybody loves a winner? Tell it to Rangers GM John Hart.

  • Music

    January 20, 2005

    Pattern Recognition

    Mapping out the trends of 2005

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    September 16, 2004

    Cheer Up

    Rangers fans must remember this: It coulda been worse

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    May 27, 2004

    Ranger Danger

    Booing A-Rod was fun, but don't get carried away with the "kids"

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Get the Word Out

    Promotion was the priority at the Dallas Music Festival

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    December 19, 2002

    Drug-free in '03!

    And 149 other things I swear I'll do next year

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Wyclef Jean

    Masquerade (Columbia)

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    Untrue West

    He's cuddly, goofy and often a bore. Meet the new Jesse James.

  • Culture

    July 26, 2001

    Ball Boys

    The return on this Bonds: a lot of interest, very little payoff

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    June 29, 2000

    Positive reinforcement

    The Rangers and their fans continue to see the team's glass as half full

  • Music

    April 13, 2000
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    July 29, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Darlingtons bass-less again; Vibrolux takes the stage once again; Deep Blue Something cracks the top 50

  • Music

    October 10, 1996

    Mister Corn Mo rising

    Jon Cunningham and his post-modern vaudeville

  • Culture

    June 8, 1995

    The boy of summer grows up

    A sorely tested Kenny Rogers matures into a pitching ace

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    April 6, 1995

    The last hurrah

    The strike is over, but pain lingers

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