The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High
Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
As Rio Room's '83 Series comes to a close, you may have thought Thursday night would free up. Sorry, shaking your groove thing is just going to become a year-round habit, but at least you know there are international and regional tastemakers set to underscore your weekly dance party.
We have the s ... More >>
With the release of Coachella's lineup yesterday, we decided to ask our resident curmudgeon and "good old days" music expert, Indie Grandpa, what he thought of the annual desert festival, which has now expanded to two weekends.
What do you think about Coachella's lineup?
First of all, morning ever ... More >>
I have a column in the paper this week about the Trinity River levees, and I had a please-respect-my-lawn thing here yesterday about plastic bottles and White Rock Creek. Even I didn't get the connection between the two before the comments started rolling in from the idiot, free-market, libe ... More >>
Patrick MichelsBill Kennedy onstage at The Majestic Friday nightNed Startzel was 3 years old when the new Majestic Theatre opened on Elm Street in downtown Dallas in 1921. Startzel began writing shows, performed in Vaudeville acts and fought in World War II, while Dallas's theater row rose and fe ... More >>
Jim SchutzeThe Trinity River in June 2007On February 11, I wrote a piece for the paper version of Unfair Park in which I said officials in New Orleans shared blame for the levee failures during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Specifically, I wrote, "The locals had pushed and pulled for a century to get t ... More >>