Mahalia Jackson

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 15, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: The Full-Custom Gospel Sounds of Arizona Dranes

    ‚ÄčI've considered retiring this weekly feature many times in recent weeks; we're about out of the good stuff, I fear -- unless you're just dying for a ladies-choice between Linda Ronstadt at Reunion in '82 or Courtney Love and Hole at Deep Ellum Live in '94, which I'd briefly considered last night. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    Jews for Jesus (Sorta, Kinda, Not Really)

    A singer of Hebrew spirituals: Joshua Nelson would get me to synagogue every day. Too bad he was in Dallas for one day. Sunday I told the missus I was thinking of converting to Judaism, till she reminded me I am, in fact, one of the Chosen People. Hunh. Really need to get to synagogue more; hey, I d ... More >>

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Holy Roller

    Arizona Juanita Dranes died in obscurity, but she is remembered now

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    Todd Deatherage's newest up for grabs; Buzz-Oven reheats; New info on Centro-matic and Polyphonic Spree discs

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    You Slaid me

    On the road in his Dodge Dart, Slaid Cleaves is the last of the traveling troubadours

  • Culture

    January 6, 2000

    S'up, Jesus?

    Put on Travelin' Shoes and journey to a place where gospel meets rap

  • Culture

    December 19, 1996

    Joyful noise

    New Arts Six and Langston Hughes celebrate a stirring Black Nativity