You want a real conspiracy? Open your eyes to today, not 1963.
By now all of the responsible parties are congratulating themselves for the seamless passage of the 50th Kennedy Assassination Anniversary event at Dealey Plaza last Friday and especially for the way the massive security apparatus worked. After all, the whole thing went by and we didn't have a ... t ... More >>
Rufus Wainwright's music is hard to categorize. It's not really pop music because too often it lacks the kind of simple catchy hooks that make for great radio fodder. He composed an opera and has set Shakespearian sonnets to music, but you can't really define him as a classical composer. Across all ... More >>
All photos by Taryn WalkerMore photos from a night of epicness belowThe Dallas Symphony Orchestra Plays The Legend of Zelda Music The Meyerson Symphony Center Tuesday, January 10 Better Than: Playing the games in 1998. Also, the childish "in your face, in your face!" chant I'm going to throw ... More >>
A model of the proposed Hall Arts Center was schlepped into council chambers before today's vote.A few weeks ago we noted that developer Craig Hall finally wants to build in the Arts District -- 25 years after he first came to the city with those extraordinary renderings of that spiraling tower. ... More >>
At 10 this morning at the Meyerson Symphony Center, Mike Rawlings officially becomes Dallas mayor, and Dwaine Caraway goes back to being just one of 14 council members who must travel sans security detail. Shortly after that, more than likely, Pauline Medrano wi ... More >>
Fleet Foxes, Cave SingersPalladium BallroomMay 11, 2011Better Than: Seeing a bad band in a good venue.Andrew ShepherdFleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold. For more shots from last night's concert, check the slideshowBased on the release of the Fleet Foxes' brilliant, self-titled 2008 debut -- along with t ... More >>
Could there be two more disparate acts playing Dallas than the two we've got tonight?
Photos by Patrick MichelsNew DSO president Bill Lively leaves it all on the field.Fans of music and mimosas huddled up in the Meyerson Symphony Center foyer for a very special mystery announcement this morning -- and with Roger Staubach and Mayor Tom Leppert slated to make an appearance, and with th ... More >>
The big show this weekend almost didn't happen. A few weeks ago, the entire blogosphere stopped down to report that Phosphorescent's van, with all of their gear, had been stolen in Brooklyn. Things weren't looking good for the tour that was scheduled to start only a few days later, but luckily al ... More >>
All the people who left these tables at Craft empty during lunch are missing out on a great meal.Slow biz and showbiz make for a good dining deal at Craft Dallas at the W Hotel in Victory Park right now. With dinner service falling off during summer doldrums, the restaurant is offering a spec ... More >>
Patrick Michels Folds working the ivories alongside conductor Rei HotodaBen Folds returned to the Meyerson Symphony Center last night to accompany the DSO in a night of classed-up favorites and a few new tunes.Conductor and pianist Rei Hotoda led the orchestra beside Folds at the piano. The o ... More >>
Holy late '70s, early '80s mellow rock flashback, Batman! Tonight's bill at the Meyerson Symphony Center features two giants of smooth cheese: Australia's legendary Air Supply and San Antonio's own Christopher Cross.Back when I was just getting into high school, you couldn't make it half a block ... More >>
Hopkins shows off his musical side
The DSO goes Trekkie
Tune up and laugh at Stanton's Garage; a fun ride into Bombay Dreams
Brickman pounds out Disney for Mother's Day
Linda Ronstadt and Aaron AhEeOhAhOh Neville play the Meyerson
Buried Child is all in the family
DTC is seeing Violet
Gifts not required for Tony n' Tina's Wedding
Tomlin's funny, from screen to stage
Dallas' American beauties
Jon Secada's Dreamcoat
Choreographer leads a "Renaissance"
Shades of Elton John at TCC
Elledanceworks doesn't dance around reality
Why would Dallas broadcast classical music to rural meth labs?
Ellen Degeneres has a point
Six female filmmakers get a Fair deal
Come boom or bust Dallasites gotta eat--out, that is
August 27 - September 2, 1998