• Film

    July 18, 2013

    Been There, Spooked That

    Half fun, half rote, The Conjuring offers the same old spirits.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Ten Most Anticipated Metal Albums of 2013

    2012 did not end with the bang promised by the Mayans. Fortunately, 2013 is gearing up to be the year of Heavy Metal. Some of the industry's oldest and newest legends are conjuring some tunes to help nurse the no-apocalypse blues. Here are the ten metal albums likely to get the most attention in 201 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson - Verizon Theatre - 10/31/12

    Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Verizon Theatre Wednesday, October 31 The "Twins of Evil" tour was the perfect Halloween gift from the Great Pumpkin, who also made an appearance during Rob Zombie's performance. In fact, several infamous people were wandering through the crowd at the Verizon Theatre: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    My Jerusalem's Jeff Klein On Getting Soy Bombed, The Replacements and X

    Jeff Klein, frontman and main songwriter behind My Jerusalem, has shared some of his background before, but not for My First Show. My Jerusalem, whose new album, Preachers, is out next week, comes back to Dada on Friday. Klein took time out a few weeks ago to share his obsession with Paul Westerberg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2011

    Last Night at 35 Conferette: How To Dress Well Pleases, But Is Outshined By Vulgar Fashion

    How To Dress Well​How To Dress Well1 a.m., Hailey's ClubLooking over the densely packed 35 Conferette schedule, Saturday night's show at Hailey's Club in particular stood out. Festival performers How to Dress Well and Blissed Out, both performing on this stage, have each reached nationwide acclaim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Tracklist: The Local Hang With Playlister P, Vol. 3

    Sooner or later, I'll get a real logo.​Many, many, many thanks to all those who showed at The Libertine last night for the third installment of my little first-Monday-of-every-month residency there called The Local Hang with Playlister P. It was quite the grand ol' time. And a successful one, too- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • News

    July 27, 2006

    Don't Touch That Dial

    So we're supposed to maim WRR in order to protect it?

  • Culture

    April 13, 2006

    Devil's Playground

    With The Crucible, new insights into an old attempt at faith-based initiatives

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    The End Is Near

    Famine, pestilence, war, death--at Dallas Theological Seminary, the Apocalypse is the horse to bet on

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2004

    Get FIT

    Independent theaters' home away from home

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Various Artists

    White Riot: A Tribute to the Clash (Uncut Magazine)

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    Old Souls

    Old City Park promises a scary Dark Night. We wish.

  • Culture

    January 23, 2003

    Patriot Acts

    Three actors, two hours, 700 years of old jokes in Complete History of America (abridged)

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Darlington disolves; Rubber Gloves gets booked; Mandarin time; Club anniversaries; Shabazz 3 heads north; Plus, much, much more

  • Culture

    August 19, 1999

    Journeymen of summer

    Root, root, root for the home team -- whoever they are

  • News

    April 16, 1998
  • Culture

    May 1, 1997

    Hell's bells

    Teatro Dallas roots out sin with The Holy Inquiry

  • Film

    December 19, 1996

    Proctor and Ramble

    The cinematic version of The Crucible is soap opera with a message

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Grab your torches

    Ministers want Arlington to clamp down on witches

  • Film

    May 2, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX