Let's be honest here. When the original Herrera's left its first location on Maple Avenue, the one that eventually became the Grapevine bar, a lot of romance was lost.The second location, tucked into a strip mall that was slowly deteriorating on the other side of the street left a lot to be desired, ... More >>
Walter Mitty is a clown's stab at a masterpiece.
He had an uncanny knack for finding tornadoes. Then one found him.
Out of the entire universe full of objects of potential interest to human beings, there's only one thing Clayton Earthman enjoys enough to like on Facebook. It's Doomsday Preppers, the National Geographic reality show about otherwise sane Americans steeling themselves for the post-apocalyptic nightm ... More >>
Melba Ketchum has by now established herself as a voice in the scientific wilderness, proclaiming, loudly and often, that Bigfoot is real. That role was cemented in November when Dr. Ketchum -- she's a Nacodoches veterinarian-turned DNA researcher -- announced that her "Sasquatch genome study" had ... More >>
They fled some of the world's most dangerous places, only to land in one of Dallas'. Slowly and unsurely, they're making it their own.
It looks like Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, long a puppet of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, finally has hit the Price wall. Jenkins has stopped action on the appointment of Price protégé Aaron McCarthy, aka Aaron Michaels, to the county's "homeland security advisory committee," w ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages. Sterling WinfieldIt's such a cool thing when our LMA subjects have the humble beginning of simply being a fan. Even more exhilarating is the fan who elevates to a position of we ... More >>
The big winner at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night? That, surely, was The Arcade Fire, who, whether you've heard of them or not, walked with the coveted Album of the Year title at this year's festivities. But, really, Texas as a whole didn't do too bad as the Texas Music Office in Austin has remind ... More >>
Skeleton Key (Self-released)
Ok--I'll admit it. The Shops at Legacy are pretty cool. Now if only they weren't all the way up in freakin' Oklahoma...erm...I mean Plano. I met up with my vegan buddy Drew at Legacy NAAN last week, where he'd set up a multiple-course vegan food tasting. It's located in the "old side [of the sh ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I got $1 for the first person who can show me - like Tony Romo did last week - any time that Terrell Owens has ever uttered the phrase: "This one's on me." Owens has every right to be jealous of Romo and ... More >>
Jenny At last, Joyce Poole has responded. Who, you're wondering, is Joyce Poole? "She is to elephants what Jane Goodall is to chimpanzees and Dian Fossey was to gorillas, their savior." Also: She is the author of 1996's Coming of Age With Elephants: A Memoir and 1997's Elephants for the World Life L ... More >>
This morning, the Dallas Museum of Art confirmed what everyone already knew: Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs is returning to the DMA ... in, oh, a year from now. DMA members can't even buy tickets till April 2008; non-members, July '08. But Dallas is the first city to get the encore p ... More >>
Hard-sell coin dealers make chump change
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Our critics survey the local art scene
Blade's needs an update
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Two phases of John Alexander's work show what happens when an expressionist loses the fire
Digging up the facts behind Egyptian excavations
Fort Worth schoolchildren get a lesson in censorship
The Kimbell reveals the gamesmanship between two modern geniuses that inspired their artistic legacy
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe, but its appearance is just the start of the puzzle
The photographs of Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia are so honest, they make you wince
Environmentalists and some high-profile Dallas chefs say ocean food supplies are in crisis. But is their disaster cry simply publicity bait?
Haunted by his mother's suicide, Dallas-born artist barron Storey has won fame drawing the darkness