In just two short years, Australia's Gold Fields have gone from a relatively obscure new-wave influenced dance pop band to the precipice of something much bigger. When the band's full length debut, Black Sun, hit the racks this past February, Gold Fields hit the States for a whirlwind four month tou ... More >>
Count this out with me, will you? Texas Governor Rick "Oops" Perry won't support increased government regulation of fertilizer makers or sellers like the plant that blew up in West on April 17, killing 15, injuring 200 and inflicting property damage now estimated at $80 million. Don't need no stink ... More >>
Because of last week's epic explosion of show announcements, it's been like crickets this week; and probably also because it's our nation's most revered holiday. But not to fear. We wouldn't leave you high and dry. Scroll down to see what we've got for ya this week.
Public water systems in the United States have been adding fluoride to their water since the 1940s as a way to prevent tooth decay. The consensus among public health officials and scientists is that the practice has been incredibly effective. The only documented side effect is a rise in fluorosis, a ... More >>
As craft beer continues to make frothy headway, one on-going debate is whether it's better to package the brew in cans or bottles. (Imagine the tragedy if we ran out of things to debate.) There are several benefits to canning beer, like lower costs and ease of storage and handling. Cans are also mor ... More >>
Quite the busy Thursday evening of music we have here. From classic singer-songwriter fare to a trio of quality alt-country acts, there's a little something for everyone on display tonight.
The old RSR Corporation Lead Smelter, which contaminated some 14 surrounding milesLate last month, West Dallas activist Otis Fagan turned up at City Hall backed by 20 or so other members of a group he calls the Clean Association for Environmental Justice, asking the city council to intervene on t ... More >>
The loading dock at Petra Chemical's Dallas facility on Storey Lane Only yesterday, Politico.com suggested that the think tank Center for American Progress would become a major player within Barack Obama's White House. After all, it was founded and is headed by former Clinton chief of staff and c ... More >>
Booker T. students junk up a lobby
Patricia Schultz plans your road trip
Thursday, January 18, at the Granada Theater
Dallas Is Banking On Ethanol, But Is It The Fuel Of The Future Or A Barrel Of Pork?
Sunday, February 12, at Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"
Thursday, January 12, at Firewater Bar & Grill
A band of East Texas environmentalists takes on a polluting paper plant and proves that might doesn't always make right, even in a company town
Kevin Sherrington, The Dallas Morning News
Cultural ignoramuses; Steppin' out with Mr. F; Hail to the chief; Take a trolley Uptown; Muddy waters
Al Lipscomb assures us that he has no idea what's going on