Richmond (Virginia)

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The Black Keys Coming to American Airlines Center in November

    Ohio duo and multiple Grammy winners the Black Keys are preparing to drop a new album next week, titled Turn Blue. From the time it was announced, Blue, the band's eighth album together, has been the crux of a slightly bizarre promotional campaign: first, its release was announced via Mike Tyson's T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    A Sushi Roll Goes to Space (Video)

    A Washington, DC-based sushi chain recently released a promotional video about shooting a sushi roll into space. Getting sushi into the stratosphere should be easy enough. A weather balloon was used to take a chair into space for a very similar commercial. Still, the video seemed a little fishy. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    "No-Kill City": Dallas Forms Task Force Tasked With "Ending the Killing of Adoptable Animals"

    Photo by Mark Graham​In the early days of the mayoral race, former Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle quietly proclaimed on his website that he wanted Dallas to become "No-Kill City," meaning: With significant tweaks to its policies and procedures, Dallas Animal Services should be able to stop eutha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Get On My Lan: How to Turn a Vietnamese BYOB Into a Killer Beer-Pairing Dinner

    ​Hey beer nerds: this post's for you. By now, after attending many beer-themed dinners, wherein a chef sets up a menu with beer pairings selected by a cicerone, you've realized the power of matching beer with food. The residual sugars present in all beer play nicely with sugar-containing com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Peter Wolf Crier's All-Time Top Five Winning Priceline Bids While on Tour

    With their second album, Peter Wolf Crier has established themselves as a legit indie-band and not the mere side-project they seemed to be when they released last year's well-done Inter-Be. The new album, Garden of Arms, isn't just another stellar release from Jagjaguwar this year, but it's a major ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2011

    Meet the New Head of Dallas's Animal Shelter

    Jody Jones with then-Virgina Governor Tim Kaine in 2008​Contained in the stack of City Hall memos distributed to media last night was one from Assistant City Manage Forest Turner to the mayor and council members. In it, Turner announced that at long last, the city has chosen the new manager for An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Going Underground for a Good Meal

    ​I had the luck to attend one of chef David Anthony Temple's Underground Dinners. Temple began his career in Louisiana and traveled around the world before settling here in Dallas, where he started working with Tom Spicer. His passion is using the best local and regional ingredients to make di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    March Badness

    ​I'll admit it, my NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket sucks. Got off to a horrid start with Louisville losing to Morehead State and got progressively worse as the weekend wore on. The Sour 16 carnage: I've lost three of my Final Four teams including my projected champion Pittsburg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Q&A: The Head and The Heart's Jon Russell Talks About What Makes Seattle So Special and Why His Band Doesn't Sound Like Fleet Foxes

    Just back from the band's first tour of Europe, Seattle's The Head and the Heart are currently making their way across the U.S. opening up for The Walkmen. Interestingly, the two acts couldn't be more dissimilar. But that dichotomy should mostly result in a beautiful blending of styles. Playing soft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Good Friday: Buzzcocks, Dope on Plastic, Shiny Around The Edges, Peopleodian, Hawk Vs Dove, Doug Burr, Whiskey Folk Ramblers, The O's, Babar and More!

    "Goodbye!"​This weekend wishes a farewell to two Dallas gems, the supersaturated fun that is Giggle Party and the dance hip-hop twosome Sore Losers. Giggle Party is set to leave for San Francisco next week and will have its going away celebration tonight at bassist Jason Reichl's homemade venu ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 18, 2010
  • Music

    March 4, 2010

    Tim Barry

    Tuesday, March 9, at the Prophet Bar

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Giveaway: Two Pairs Of Tickets To Tonight's Municipal Waste Show At Lola's

    Thrash act Municipal Waste, whose straight-ahead, in-your-face sound comes straight outta Richmond, Virginia, hits the stage at Lola's Saloon in Fort Worth tonight--an interesting choice of venue, for sure, given the band's penchant for wild-ass shows and the venue's penchant for yelling at bands (c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    GM's CEO Wagoner Insists GM Ain't Going Nowhere. But Where's the Beat?

    Sam Merten Want a new Cadillac hybrid? Are you made of gold? Times are tough for the auto industry, but General Motors is taking action to stay competitive in the long term by shifting its focus from trucks and SUVs to cars and crossovers. At least, that's according to company chairman and chief ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2007

    Last Night: Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage at Nokia Theatre

    Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Devildriver and Soilwork December 8, 2007 Nokia Theatre Better than: Watching the Children of Bodom DVD Chaos Ridden Years with your friends. Download: Check our slideshow or take a look at our videos: Killswitch Engage performing "Breathe Life," Lamb of God playing ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2007

    Viva la Bands, with GWAR, Cradle of Filth, CKY and more

    Thursday, October 4, at House of Blues

  • Dining

    August 31, 2006

    Texas de Ka-ching

    The churrascaria king expands his dominion

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2006

    Texas de Kaching

    "We want to be the P.F. Chang's of steakhouses," Texas de Brazil founder and COO Salim Asrawi said when the first Texas de Brazil churrascaria opened in Addison in 1998. Churrascarias are those Brazilian grills where skewered meats are roasted over open pits and continuously cycled through the dinin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2006

    Big Laughs

    Houston's Ralphie May hits the Addison Improv

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Lamb of God

    Ashes of the Wake (Epic)

  • News

    January 29, 2004


    Old and full of potholes, a sad city remembers its mayor-bride

  • Music

    November 6, 2003


    November 7

  • Dining

    August 7, 2003

    Free the French

    Jeroboam makes a transition

  • News

    October 3, 2002

    The Rookie

    Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    God Bless America

    To Lamb of God, the New American Gospel is "pure American metal"

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Elián's choice

    Should a 6-year-old decide his own fate? Lisa Singh, kidnapped by her father at age 6 and taken from America to a small village in India, says yes.

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    Pressing on

    Finally, June Carter Cash gets her own record, and maybe some of the credit she's always deserved

  • Culture

    October 1, 1998

    Bringing up baby

    John McEnroe has grown older, but he has never grown up

  • Music

    May 21, 1998

    The Voice goes silent

    Sinatra fought time in Dallas, and it was a split decision

  • News

    April 10, 1997

    Not so fast, Sonny

    A sweetheart bill down at the Texas Legislature will let you pay to make one Dallas businessman richer

  • News

    February 27, 1997

    Taking Howard Stern seriously

    The last interview you'll ever need to read with radio's greatest, loudest talker--and, just maybe, Hollywood's newest movie star

  • Music

    June 22, 1995

    Deep roots

    James McMurtry gives life to the near-dead out in the flat lands