This weekend Kanye West released two new singles off his upcoming album, Yeezus, in the most grandiose possible fashion. On Friday, he announced the video for his newest single, "New Slaves," would be projected onto 66 buildings across six cities around the world in one night. Crowds gathered by the ... More >>
Mayor Mike Rawlings' recently launched crusade against domestic violence has been earning praise from local media since it was announced it a couple of months ago. Now, after traveling to the Big Apple to speak on the issue alongside Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Michael Bolton, he's gathering attenti ... More >>
Every year, Forbes puts out a list. More accurately, the magazine puts out about a gazillion lists with varying degrees of credibility, one of which ranks the fastest growing cities in the nation. This year's results are in, and Texas managed to nab gold, silver and bronze, sweeping the top three s ... More >>
Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it's almost impossible to pick the top 10 albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper. The debate is so polemic that I might as well write about ... More >>
Lauryn Hill, Nas Palladium Ballroom Monday, October 29 From darkness there was light, sound and a burst of atomic energy as Nas came to the stage with a gang of musicians ready to work through a 90-minute set last night at the Palladium Ballroom. It only took the four minutes of the first song for ... More >>
And what are some Mexican regional stereotypes of Mexicans?
Some time ago, a planeload of my family came to Dallas from New York City. After searching for the most Texan-y place to eat, someone thought it'd be funny to take the freshly deplaned New Yorkers to Trail Dust steakhouse. We made sure my uncle wore a tie with his denim. I remember this because the ... More >>
Dallas' most vibrant dining scene may owe it all to one restaurant.
Want to give yourself a good case of the climate-change willies? Go to climatecentral.org, click on their report on sea level rise and look for Texas. We could be in for it worse than California, depending on how you measure. When national media talk about sea-level rises, they tend to focus on New ... More >>
Is the United States the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas?" as President Barack Obama has said. Or has the energy industry used fuzzy math to hype its estimated reserves to entice buyouts and Wall Street investment? Tough to say for sure, but last month the U.S. Energy Information Administration scaled ... More >>
Wrong-man thriller might have flown as comedy.
Courthouse News has the lawsuit: GSP Finance LLC v. KPMG LLC, an alphabet soup's worth of names that sounds thoroughly uninteresting. Until, that is, you crack open the case and discover that GSP Finance is the lending arm of Galatioto Sports Partners -- the same company Hicks hired in February 2 ... More >>
Ooo, you're so fancy, Philadelphia. The Dallas Fish Market, which offers discounted sushi to downtowners on Sundays and free sushi to everybody on Wednesdays, is now promoting its late-night sushi menu: A selection of specialty rolls, including the Dallas roll, is available until 2 a.m. on Fr ... More >>
New Yorkers' newfound infatuation with Texas-style barbecue is migrating upstate. everywheremag.comHot guts, Texas-style.The venerable Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is planning to add house-made hot guts to its menu when it opens a new location in Troy, a former steel and textile town near Albany. As ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, July 16, 2010...Good to hear that the Guided By Voices break-up didn't last too long.Turns out there are some honest New Yorkers: Phosphorescent's gear is finally back in the band's possession.Ever wonder who the girl on the new Vampire Weekend albu ... More >>
A new pop-up restaurant in New York City is taking advantage of Northerners' recent interest in Texas barbecue. The annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, which typically includes at least one Texas pitmaster, and Hill County Barbecue Market have helped introduce brisket and sausage to New Y ... More >>
10. As I wrote yesterday afternoon, the Cowboys talked to the Miami Dolphins about trading up. And Texas safety Earl Thomas was indeed one of their three targets in Thursday's NFL Draft. The others: Idaho offensive lineman Mike Iupati and Oklahoma State receiver Dez Bryant. No matter which o ... More >>
Although certainly not one of the bigger names involved in this year's SXSW festivities, Rocko Dorsey (playing tonight at Andy's Basement Bar & Grill in Denton) is still an enjoyable national act stopping in our area on the way to Austin. Hailing from Upstate NY, the band is called Rocko Do ... More >>
This isn't Tony Manero's New York pizza.Russo's Coal-Fired Pizzeria700 E. Campbell, Richardson972-235-7992I still remember a moment, back in my baseball-playing days, when I popped a hanging fastball straight up. An easy out on a pitch I should have ripped. I was more than a little annoyed, so as ... More >>
Following up on the Picnictyme-hosted mix for last summer's Kixpo sneaker exposition, DJs Sober and A-One put together a mixtape for last weekend's H-Town Sneaker Summit--and it features a handful of Dallas rappers on it (alongside Lil Wayne, Nas, Jay-Z, Cool Kids, Alicia Keys and more). Released ... More >>
Saturday, November 28, at City Tavern
Exactly the sort of movie we don't need right now
Cashing in on the adoption biz is easy in Texas, where lax rules let almost anyone play. Take Jennalee Ryan, for instance...
Friday, October 15, at the Gypsy Tea Room
Nas steps back into the ring, fists flying
Blue Mesa dazzles with unexpected flourishes
With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout
Boiler Room serves up the sons of Gordon Gekko
Zagat 2000; Mixed Hash
Denton's Good/Bad Art Collective takes its act to New York and hopes to survive the city's brutal art scene.
Travolta, Duvall, and filmmaker Steven Zaillian make a strong case for A Civil Action
School board candidate Richard Evans has a checkered past, a mail-order degree, and a confrontational manner. But many city leaders think he's the best man for the job.
Crimson Tide and Die Hard With a Vengeance provide summer's action fix
Dieter Paul's Cafe Expresso comforts the Park Cities crowd
If you love latkes and blintzes, it helps to speak Vietnamese
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