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  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    What the What of the Day: Brandon Hilton's "Set Fire to the Night"

    I'd never heard of Dallas musician Brandon Hilton, but according to the email I got yesterday, he's released "over 40 tracks, two full-length albums, eight singles and seven music videos, accumulated over 4.5 million YouTube views, 150,000 MySpace fans, and 30,000 Twitter followers." Hmm, alright ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Cable TV Programmers Make Bait-and-Switch a High Art

    Drunken yoga does not equal female empowerment. Show of hands: Who remembers when cable TV's A&E channel featured real art for entertainment? Been a long time, right? Back in the 1990s, the Arts & Entertainment channel, as it was known then, specialized in high-culture programming. Ballet. Opera. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    You Know You Want a Role on Glee

    To quote Lake Highlands' Mark Salling, "At this time I'd like to continue my streak of doing only songs by Jewish artists."​Many thanks to the many Friends of Unfair Park who've directed our attention to this announcement: On January 8 and 9, Glee casting director Robert Ulrich will be in Dallas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Miss Behavin': Central 214's Blythe Beck
    Gets Down, Dirty and Delicious

    Photo courtesy of Central 214Central 214's executive chef Blythe Beck​ Her first name ain't baby, it's Blythe, Miss Beck if you're naughty She dresses in pink. She loves diamonds. And she says that what food really wants is for you to "love on it." I'm speaking, of course, about Blythe Beck, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Bonus MP3: RIVETHEAD - "Stay Alive"

    Kaylene FanslerRIVETHEAD​Chances are, you've already heard a song by Dallas' RIVETHEAD. You just may not have realized it. The local industrial/metal band's music has been played by the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center for several years now--and, beyond that, RIVETHEAD's songs have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    The Battle of the Chefs Challenge

    Spike Johnson​In the great challenge tradition set to flying knives on the Food Network, Blythe Beck, of Central 214 (whom we gave Best Use of Butter and Cream Award in 2009)  and the Oxygen Network's The Naughty Kitchen, was host chef to the Battle of the Chefs Challenge at the Frontiers of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Review and Gallery: Central 214

    Sara KerensIs that lobster under all that crust?In this week's paper, things get real as Dave drops some Wilfred Owen on a Central 214 waitress -- but after unleashing phrases like "naughy kitchen" and "quest for world culinary domination," chef Blythe Beck may get the best lines.Check out more shot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Sloppy Seconds: As Seen On TV

    Having handily dispatched the written word, television's having its way with dining now, too -- at least, that's the idea you get after reading our last week on City of Ate. Not good news for those of us who write about food.From an Oxygen Network TV crew getting in our photographer's shot at Centra ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Airline: Now Free To Move About The Cable Airwaves

    The good news just keeps rolling in for Airline: After recently earning a spot to play in the upcoming RedGorilla Fest, the band has just now announced that has also inked a licensing deal with MTV, The Oxygen Network and E! to have their music used on several shows for the upcoming season. So when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Looks Like Hector's Naughty Chef May Make It to Television After All

    Blythe Beck It's been well over a year since Blythe Beck, executive chef at Hector's on Henderson, made mention of The Naughty Chef, a proposed TV series featuring Beck as, well, the naughty chef. But today, an update: NBC Universal-owned Oxygen -- home to such shows as Deion & Pilar: Prime Time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2006

    Robert Altman: "Hollywood Will Want Me When I Die."

    Sad news today: Robert Altman, director of some of the greatest American movies of the past 40 years (among them M*A*S*H, Nashville, The Player, The Long Goodbye and even this year's joyful A Prairie Home Companion), died last night at a Hollywood hospital. He was 81. The cause of death hasn't been ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2005
  • Culture

    March 13, 2003

    Look Who's Stalking

    Boy Gets Girl (and restraining order) at Echo Theatre; boy gets boy in Uptown's A New Brain