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  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    B.o.B. to Play Prophet Bar October 25

    When XXL revealed its Freshman Class of 2009 much of the hype went to Asher Roth, but it was B.o.B. who would see the most commercial success. In 2010 the Atlanta based rapper unleashed The Adventures of Bobby Ray on the world and quickly shot up the billboard charts with hits like "Nothin' On You," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Ishi Strike a Digital Nerve in "Emotional Hard Drive" Video

    Emotionless robots take over Ishi's new music video for their latest single "Emotional Hard Drive." The single comes from their sophomore album, titled Digital Wounds. The Dallas-based band is known for their unique blend of electronic music with funk and soulful story telling. The record, which fro ... More >>

  • 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

    November 14, 2013

    Brewvolution Wasn't Very Crowded, Which Was Great for Me but Not for the NTFB

    Last Saturday's Texas Brewvolution, the kickoff party for North Texas Beer Week, featured a couple dozen Texas breweries -- the most I've seen under one roof -- some rare finds from other great craft breweries across the country, and about half the attendees it should have had. I got to try Commun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Cross Canadian Ragweed, Drowning Pool and Kinky Friedman on Their Worst Gigs Ever

    When things go horribly wrong and then keep going that way, there's no better strategy to maintain your sanity than to think about the story you'll have. Music writer Jon Niccum has collected a bunch of those stories from musicians and published them in a book called The Worst Gig: From Psycho Fans ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 29, 2013
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    August 8, 2013

    Next Month, Dallas Will Be Able to Stream Live Broadcast TV Online

    Aereo, an online television streaming service backed by Fox television network creator Barry Diller, launched in New York City on Valentine's Day 2012. Two weeks later, the major networks -- ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CW, Univision, and, yes, PBS -- banded together and asked a federal judge to shut down t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Here Are All the Places It's Apparently Cooler for Young People to Live than Dallas

    There are many words that come to mind when you think of Dallas. "Barbecue," for one. A lot of traffic-related phrases too, like "road construction," "highway overpasses" or "valet parking." But three surprising adjectives connected to Dallas are "young," "broke" and "single," at least according ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2012

    My Education

    Thursday, October 18 at Dada

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend

    Madonna Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, at American Airlines Center, $48.50-$358.50 Get your outfits ready, Madonna is upon us. When she kicked off her world tour back in May, thus began her gigantic seven-month, 89-date trek through Europe before hitting North America, and she'll event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    The Top 10 Bands at Warped Tour

    See also: The Warped Tour in review Judging by the horde at Gexa Energy Pavilion on Tuesday, the local economy is doing just fine. Out of the nearly 100 bands that performed at this year's fest, I've whittled it down to the 10 best that I literally stumbled across. As usual, I found the bands ear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    The Balls Keep Rolling

    Back in December, we pointed out a podcast posted on NPR, which declared meatballs the next big trend. At that time meatballs were taking New York City by storm, and a standalone ball shop had taken root in D.C.'s Chinatown. Then in January, The New York Times reviewed a place called Parm. Pete Well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Greatest Version of "Bingo" Ever Played? Ben Kweller and Two-Year-Old Son Collaborate

    And Bingo was his name-o. Taken from a 2009 encore of Ben Kweller's set in Salt Lake City, Utah. At least that's what the Youtube tag says.

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
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    February 15, 2011

    Two DFW Chefs in the Running For Food & Wine Prize

    Brownstone's Casey Thompson​Proving once again that Austin has a Justin Bieber-like hold on culinary chroniclers' heartstrings, chefs from the capital city scored four of the ten slots in Food & Wine's online "The People's Best New Chef" competition. For the first time ever, Food & Wine's add ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Amazon Says That Frisco Is For Lovers ... Of Crappy Books and Movies

    Click to embiggen. And em-heart-en. ​The people of Frisco buy so many romantic comedies, romance novels, relationship-help books and Barry White albums on that the website has ranked it the 20th "most romantic" city in the United States.Amazon's methodology was to ask a bunch of 12-year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Smoke's Pork Jowls Get a Kiss

    ​Food & Wine has showered some of its list-love on Smoke's Tim Byres, naming his smoked pork jowls with pickles a best restaurant dish of 2010. As Editor Kate Krader describes the dish: "He slowly smokes cured pork jowl over pecan wood and serves thin slices of the luscious meat as an appetiz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Staff Trax: Sleigh Bells, Against Me!, Velocity Girl, Sugar and Pere Ubu

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Q&A: Richie James Follin of The Willowz Talks Maturity and The Letter Z. Also: A Giveaway!

    Anaheim, California's The Willowz have been doing the punk/soul/garage/blues thing since 2002--and to some fine results. In 2004, two of the band's songs added much-needed grit to the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind soundtrack. Featuring Richie James Follin's screeching, J. Mascis-inspired sin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Dirk is Worried About the Mavericks. Are You?

    ​The Dallas Mavericks fell apart in the fourth quarter last night in Utah. In the last 12 minutes they had more turnovers (7) than baskets (5). Not good. A lead vanished into a four-point deficit and, ultimately, a blowout loss to a Jazz team playing without Carlos Boozer. Yikes. That's three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Lilith Fair To Return This Summer With Local Artists And A Dallas Stop

    This logo wasn't lying. ​In yet another sign that the '90s are back, or perhaps never really ended, Lilith Fair is returning this summer with a 33-city schedule (including Dallas) revealed so far. Even better news: the lineup is strong enough that you won't have to promise your boyfriend a blowjob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Inside Dallas News's Price-Hike Strategy

    ​The Dallas Morning News's circulation is way down -- by 30 percent since 2007 -- which is just what A.H. Belo higher-ups expected when they decided to start upping the price of the paper. In a "special report," Editor & Publisher details just how the News came up with the decision to charge $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Q&A: Moneen's Kenny Bridges Doesn't Worry About Being Called Emo; He Just Wants to Make it to The Show

    Moneen, interestingly framed.​Canadian indie rock band Moneen has sometimes been tagged as an emo outfit--but such a descriptor hasn't necessarily rankled the five guys who make up the band. Founding member Kenny Bridges says he's more worried about Moneen actually making it to the venue and not l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Gig Alert: Neon Indian at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios

    No need to be shy, Alan.​At the risk of beating you over the head with this information, it seems worth our while to remind you that tonight marks the much-anticipated debut of Alan Palomo's newest project, Neon Indian, which has garnered praise from outlets far beyond us and the normal local musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2009

    From One Civil Rights Movement To Another, A Same-Sex Kiss-In At Rosa Parks Plaza

    Patrick Michels​Check out this photo set for more photos from the kiss-in.It wasn't quite the complete and total kiss-o-rama the posters suggested, but toss in the pecks on the cheek, the hugs and the still-awkward bro-pats between strangers, and there was plenty of same-sex affection out in the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Dallas, So Much Like Pittsburgh

    We're awaiting our very copy of John F. Wasik's new book Cul-de-Sac Syndrome: Turning Around the Unsustainable American Dream, due to arrive shortly, in which he documents how the housing boom went bust and how walkable cities died a slow death, surprise surprise. And while Dallas and the surroundin ... More >>

  • News

    March 26, 2009
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    February 27, 2009

    10 Questions: Megan Henderson

    An era ends today as Megan Henderson waves goodbye to Fox 4's Good Day--and to Dallas.The California native joined the popular morning show in August of 2003, after stints in Wichita Falls (of all places) and Salt Lake City. As the perfect foil for stolid veteran Tim Ryan, she helped turn Good Day i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    In Utah, Accused Freeway Shooter's Ex-Colleagues Recall "A Great Guy"

    From KSL-TV, the NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City, comes this piece about former Utah state trooper Brian Smith, accused of the Monday-night shootings on LBJ Freeway that left two dead. So happens Smith had given the station's crew a highway tour in his cruiser in March 2007, 14 months months before ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Polygamy and Me

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger

  • News

    July 24, 2008

    Ask a Mexican

    In corn vs. flour, wheat gets a smackdown

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    An Unprecedented Peek into the Life of the FLDS, Courtesy Portfolio

    NEWSCOM Women from the FLDS sect entering a courthouse in San Angelo earlier this week. In Texas they go in with guns, seize evidence and ask questions later. In Utah, they go in with the accountants. That’s one way to describe the two very different approaches Utah and Texas have taken to deal ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2008

    When Bad Religion Is Much, Much More Than a Punk Band's Name

    FLDS The state claims to have found evidence that 20 young girls living in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints compound in Eldorado became pregnant when they were between the ages of 13 and 16, which supports Texas’ allegations of a culture of systematic abuse that occ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    Dallas' Tap Water No Fave Today

    Guess it was a slow news day on the Today show, um, today, as the NBC morning show threw a tap-water taste test pitting H20 from Dallas against agua from such towns as Portland, San Francisco, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Cleveland and Miami. (KXAS-Channel 5 was responsible for sending in Dalla ... More >>

  • News

    March 22, 2007
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    November 2, 2006

    "Eat My Bush" and Other Likely Signs

    This is an anti-Bush rally in Salt Lake City--or about three more people than we expect to see this afternoon and Tuesday in downtown Dallas. Beleaguered by approval ratings still mired below 40 percent and a likely-probable-maybe-dunno routing by Congressional democrats, President Bush is seeking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2006

    RE: The Unfriendly Skies

    Before moving to Dallas, I rarely flew on a major carrier. Southwest was much cheaper to fly home from Utah, as was JetBlue when I lived in New York. Now that I cannot fly on either (due to the Wright Amendment, I guess) I am forced to choose between United, American or someone else who will either ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 16, 2006

    Torino It Off

    This horrible Winter Olympics game doesn't even medal.

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    Truly Alarming

    Thank an obscure, unelected city board for gutting the alarm ordinance

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    The Dwarves

    Thursday, November 3, at Galaxy Club

  • Film

    August 22, 2002

    Hush Mush

    A teen girl with issues keeps secrets for 50 cents a pop--and who cares?

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Earth Crisis

    Harsh words

  • Dining

    July 29, 1999

    My other secret garden

    Garden China needs more than a good weeding

  • Film

    April 29, 1999

    Even punks get the blues

    Reliving not-so-happy days in Salt Lake City, 1985

  • Culture

    November 12, 1998

    Hoop dreams

    Kevin Sullivan devoted 18 years to working for the Mavs. So, was it worth it?

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Shameless in Seattle

    A breach-of-contract lawsuit dogs A.H. Belo's bid to join the media big leagues

  • News

    May 18, 1995

    Making schools smarter

    Lege fiddles, with results unknown

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