• Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    The Red Bull Air Race is Coming to North Texas

    As insanely dangerous as the event sounds--it consists of flimsy-looking stunt planes weaving through a series of large pylons at 200-plus miles per hour--there has been only one crash in eight years of Red Bull Air Races. It happened in 2010 in Perth, Australia during a practice run when 36-year-ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Tame Impala at Granada Theater: Review

    It was symbolic in more ways than one. The sweet and skunky smell of high quality weed that hit you upon entering the Granada last night provided a kind of bridge back to the '60s and early '70s. The music of that era has provided the DNA for the woozy psych rock that Kevin Parker has recorded as Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    The Six Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, February 25-28

    Tame Impala Wednesday, February 27, at Granada Theater, $22/$24 There is no edge to the earth, but if there were, Perth, Australia, would probably be in spitting distance of it. So it's unexpected for a band to overcome such geographic remoteness to find a place on the world stage. Tame Impala have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Last Night: Bon Iver and Kathleen Edwards at the Winspear Opera House

    Bon Iver, Kathleen Edwards Winspear Opera House September 12, 2011 Better than: seeing this (or any other) show outside in the reinvigorated heat-wave.Stephen MaskerBon Iver at the Winspear Opera House. For more photos from the night, check out the slideshow.​Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has left the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    A Starr is Born: North Texas' Other Entry in MasterChef is a Globetrotting Pumpkin Fan

    Ben Starr of MasterChef.​With all the publicity swirling around Polyphonic Spree singer Jennie Kelley's participation in the current run of MasterChef on Fox, it's perhaps understandable that the other North Texan, Ben Starr, still in the running for the $250,000 first prize, should have gone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Q and A: Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick

    Rick Nielsen and his quintuple-neck guitar, which is perhaps one of the reasons writer Darryl Smyers refers to him as "uber-nerd." Last week, Sony Legacy released a 30th anniversary edition box set of At Budokan, Cheap Trick’s remarkable entrance into popular culture. Sure, the Illinois quartet h ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 16, 2002

    Kitchen Prism

    Food is art at Mirabelle

  • Film

    November 20, 1997

    Love and death

    Kiss or Kill is a tense, eccentric little gem from Australia

  • News

    February 13, 1997

    They Came From Plano

    For Dallas' wackiest speaking gig, Cheyenne Turner brings in UFO inventors, alien abductees, and millennial prophets. But she has to keep her antennae up. These days, E.T. could be a neo-Nazi.