This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. The day has finally come and Bill Wisener, Bill's Records owner, can hardly contain his excite ... More >>
America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.
Barbarians in the Ivory Tower
The Lubbock lawyer teamed up with Innocent Project lawyer Jeff Blackburn to see the state compensation for exonerees raised. Now both men are under fire from their clients.
...and with a little help from his charm, a crooked friend or two, some weird paperwork and his administrative assistant, he finally got it.
For four decades, The Moody Blues have served as the forefathers of the classical music and rock 'n' roll fusion. Beginning in 1967 with the release of the album Days of Future Past and the single "Nights in White Satin," The Moody Blues essentially ushered in a completely new musical genre. And, ... More >>
Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>
Does an unproven treatment that combats drug addiction with drugs promise more than it can deliver?
Fleet Foxes' successful sound depends on slowing things down
Freddy Haynes seemed a shoo-in to lead the NAACP. Then Obama's ex-pastor came to town.
It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial
Judge Sharon Keller -- or "Killer Keller" or "Sharon Killer," depending on your level of clever Folks who consider themselves tough on crime love, love, love Dallas-born Judge Sharon Keller, who, in 1994, was elected as a Republican to the state's Court of Criminal Appeals. (The Greenhill School and ... More >>
Speaking of Arts Magnet grad Norah Jones -- which I was, kinda -- her publicist sends word this afternoon that she's about to be, well, everywhere. On TV (she's the performer on the Austin City Limits season premiere, set to debut October 6). In the movies (Wong Kar-Wai's My Blueberry Nights). On th ... More >>
Marques Haynes should be wealthy and celebrated. He was always content just to be the best.
The members of Yo La Tengo produce consistently great records from a stable marriage. What's up with that?
A local auction house gets its hands on a differet sort of basement tapes
With some help from his friends, Don Williams intends to save South Dallas one block at a time
Barbette soars to greatness with the tragic tale of a trapeze artist
Undermain Theatre returns from NYC with the puzzling, plodding Glamour
At 32, the USA Film Festival proves it can still play ball
Despite the ill will of Barney haters everywhere, the saccharine purple dinosaur's popularity is undiminished--and that's not a bad thing
After 25 years in Dallas' restaurant jungle, Stephan Pyles has come out respected and rich. How does he stay so clean?
Ken Burns wants you to know why Jazz is America's music
PBS revisits a "classic"
Paul Wesolowski knows the secret word: Groucho
Turn on and tune in to the Dallas Video Festival
Julia Child returns to Dallas
Thirty-five years ago, Jesse Curry was Dallas' respected, popular police chief. Then Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald, and Curry became just one more victim of the Kennedy assassination.
Ana Egge picks up her guitar and takes it to the River
John Carpenter sinks his fangs into the screen's vampire tradition
This season's Christmas album offerings
The booming field of alternative medicine goes under the microscope in Dallas
Wishbone's Dallas creator prepares to follow Barney down the PBS path to riches
Life's a busy bed of roses for the Baron
Emma writer-director Douglas McGrath jumps from Midland to Jane Austen
he modern-day klezmer revival jazzes up the music of tradition
Dallas Opera was once the toast of the nation. Now it is reaching for that high note again.