Rio de Janeiro

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Forget Sriracha. What North Dallas Needs Is a Rendering Plant!

    North Dallas state Representative Jason Villalba has been taking a certain amount of heat lately for courting the California hot-sauce-maker, Huy Fong Food Plants, trying to sell them on the idea of relocating to North Texas in order to escape local environmental complaints in the company's hometow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    First Round of SXSW 2013 Acts Announced, Including Blackstone Rangers and The Relatives

    With the announcement of 35 Denton's initial lineup, it was only a matter of time before you felt that tightening in your chest, aka the first round of SXSW acts. North Texas' Blackstone Rangers, Ronnie Fauss, the Relatives, Somebody's Darling, Sarah Jaffe and Tedashii are all represented. Thurston ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2012

    The Women of Dallas Are Armed and Dangerous, Thanks to Mama Jeanie

    Her own shooting career derailed, Jeanie Almond has become Dallas' go-to teacher for shooting's fastest-growing market: women.

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    13 Shows Worth Your Time This Weekend: The Twelves, M83, Wildflower! Festival and More

    Wildflower! FestivalFriday - Sunday, at Galatyn Park, RichardsonThere's a pretty long list of well-known performers at Wildflower! Festival this year. Friday's headliner is Nelly, who will be joined by The Commodores and a handful of local acts, including The King Bucks. Saturday will have Dashboard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Cha Cha's Rock and Roll Charity Gala, Adam Ant and the Rest of This Week's Show Announcements

    ​For the last eight years, local music advocate Chelsea Callahan has been celebrating her birthday with rock-and-roll and charity in mind. Every year, she books a solid bill of local bands and gives all the proceeds away to charity. This year, Cha Cha's Eighth Annual Rock & Roll Charity Gala o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Sore Losers and Mind Spiders Among First Round Of Bands Announced For SXSW 2012

    ​Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Searching for the Soul of Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 18: Genova

    ​Growing up, James Genova spent hours watching DJs spin at parties and clubs. He was just interested in the mechanics of playing music, and, soon after, he became determined to figure it out for himself. At the tender age of 16, James Genova (who DJs under his last name) took it upon himself to ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 11: DJ TraDeMarx

    ​DJ TraDeMarx, aka Chris Johnson (and better known around town as CJ), is relatively new to the DJ game, having gotten his start at spinning just three years ago after a friend asked him to DJ his party. Drawing much of his inspiration from Rio De Janeiro production duo/DJ's The Twelves and Brookl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Getting Tanked Up On Caipirinas At Your Local Churrascaria

    From WikipediaBrazil's national cocktail.​Summer on Ipanema Beach in Brazil. The sand is densely packed with tall buildings and beautiful people. And the people are beautiful because they can afford to be. You see, Ipanema is one of the most expensive places to live in Rio. Ipanema means "bad w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    On The Range: Combination Plates

    Let's get one thing straight: Tex-Mex has never pretended to represent Mexican cuisine in its entirety. In fact, according to Robb Walsh, author of The Tex-Mex Cookbook, the genre was developed by Euro-American descendants and Hispanics living in Texas (Tejanos)--and was designed to be marketed to g ... More >>

  • News

    December 4, 2008

    Cowboys' Winter Wonderland

    Can Jerry's boys turn around the December jinx?

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Various Artists

    The Inspiring New Sounds of Rio de Janeiro (Verge Records)

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2007

    From Scrap Iron to Solid Gold, Or Close To It

    Scrap Iron, featured here in a clip from Hal Samples' doc-in-progress, performs tonight at the Granada. When's the last time your only wish came true? Toward the end of November, we posted a clip from local photog Hal Samples' doc-in-progress Dreamtown, about the homeless in Dallas. In that clip, Sa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2006

    Walls of Brazil

    The Mulcahy Modern features Rio's finest imports

  • Dining

    April 13, 2006

    Freaky Number

    Thirteen at dinner

  • Film

    March 16, 2006

    Thugs & Kisses

    A South African street fighter finds new life in the wrenching redemption tale Tsotsi

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Lamming It

    Dallas' "Crazy White Mother" evades the long arm of the law. Still.

  • Film

    February 5, 2004

    Rage Against the Machine

    Bus 174 vividly displays the unfocused anger of the disenfranchised

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    A Second Opinion

    Our critics pick the flicks that the best-of list overlooked

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    God Forsaken

    The brutal, brilliant City of God takes us inside Rio de Janeiro's urban decay

  • Calendar

    November 28, 2002

    Foldin' Time

    Leland Faulkner welcomes you to his World

  • Film

    October 10, 2002

    Viva Vistas

    Dallas' Latino film festival keeps raising the bar

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Romeo's head

    A would-be Indiana Jones reopens the debate over who got to America first

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Two for the road

    Brazil's affecting Central Station reanimates the odd couple movie

  • Film

    November 12, 1998

    Who cares what you did last summer?

    Jennifer Love Hewitt! Brandy! Slasher dude! Caribbean resort! Oh no!

  • Film

    October 8, 1998

    Screen tests

    Usual suspects, small wonders, and the new Bertolucci at the Montreal and Toronto film fests

  • Film

    February 19, 1998

    Gray days

    A Brazilian political potboiler paints an ambiguous portrait

  • Calendar

    September 11, 1997
  • Music

    October 31, 1996

    Not so Mickey Mouse

    TV icon Cubby O'Brien has done quite well since leaving Uncle Walt's band