This Saturday, Deep Ellum will become a North Texas music family reunion for the Dallas Observer Music Showcase, with 58 bands on eight stages. The lineup ranges from experimental noise bands to hypnotic singer-songwriters. There are rappers playing damn near their first gigs and rock bands returnin ... More >>
Like I said one long month ago, the kick-off to CityLights 2011 was quite the spectacular-spectacular -- though till I saw the freshly minted video above, I had no idea how spectacular. (Like, Vegas spectacular -- like everything else of late in this town.) We arrived shortly after Santa zipped down ... More >>
Each week, Justin Bitner goes hunting for DFW's most interesting sandwiches. Have a sandwich suggestion? Leave it in the comments and he'll check it out. Venue: Sid's Rainbow Grill The Sandwich: The Club ($6.75) Bread: Wheat seared by an angry toaster Toppings: Ham, Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, ... More >>
Heritage Auction Gallery/The Estate of Charles MartignetteGil Elvgren's A Near Miss (Right on Target), from 1964, is among the pieces being auctioned off tomorrow.A couple of weeks back, Todd Hignite -- Heritage Auction Gallery's consignment director and a scholar on the subject of illustration and ... More >>
Titus returns to Addison
Titus' tale is real and real funny
The work of Smith and Cannings explodes
Elizabethtown is a mess, not that its director should care
The DMA's great American paper chase
The Burning Question crew's high school reunion
Don't like your neighbor? Dallas Code Compliance feels your pain. They really do.
Nervous West Texas townsfolk brace for the arrival of a sect of Mormon fundamentalists and their many wives
Houston had one of its most shocking race murders 45 years ago. But exactly whose tragedy was it?
MossEisley is young and talented. Will that be enough to keep these four siblings and the boy next door away from the music industry's dark side?
Pamela Joseph's absurdly entertaining Sideshow is slicker than a carny
August 16 and 18
Kitchen Dog and DTC trot out a couple of creakies. One's Wild, one's Wilder--but only one's good.
Celebrate the holidays at the Galleria
The documentary Chain Camera spins with the delirium of contemporary teenhood
If you love the excitement of watching golf, this Damon-Smith bore is right up your fairway
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
Boys bond in cinematic fairy tale more grim than Grimm
In The Truman Show, a hypernormal Jim Carrey dives into the world of TV--and brings us a "message film" that almost works
It's not exactly Dogs Playing Poker, but Christine Biederman says the Kimbell Art Museum's new Renoir exhibit panders to the masses
Going All the Way in search of freedom during the Great Repression
In & Out goes both ways--funny and funnier
When is a movie about two women in love not "lesbian" enough? Ask Dallas filmmakers Gretchen and Julia Dyer, whose embattled indie gem Late Bloomers finally makes it to the national screen.
Keith Ferguson keeps a loose grip on Fabulous past
Remake of the 1950s romantic comedy Sabrina searches for a '90s mood
Dallas attorney Cheryl Wattley's nomination for the federal bench is in limbo
21st Century Road Gang smothers On Golden Pond in sweetness
Grapevine Lake project takes aim at the automobile