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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Kaylene FanslerRIVETHEADChances 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 >>
Spike JohnsonIn 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 whe ... More >>
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 >>