This weekender contains a very rare occurrence in which the majority (six out of 10) of notable live music events listed are taking place on Sunday. Maybe Dallas promoters will one day stop their tried and true method of throwing a dart at a wall calendar to pick a concert date, but until then, this ... More >>
Two weeks ago, Dallas breathed out a triumphant chuckle when the massive winter storm that promised to encase the city in ice and smother all signs of life arrived instead as a chilly but gentle rain. No way would the weather gods have the chutzpah to mess with Big D, right? Turns out, the weather ... More >>
For roughly 25 years, Arthur Stephens has been running Dallas' ASA Audio. Historically, he's a familiar face amongst Deep Ellum's gifted sound-crafters: He mixed at Club Clearview until 2007, then it was on to the sorely-missed Deep Ellum Live, formerly located just a block behind The Dancing Marlin ... More >>
Earlier this month, I wrote a cover story so bizarre, I had to periodically check official documents just to be sure I had not wandered into the realm of magical realism. Yes, in fact, a sacred white buffalo was born to a Greenville rancher named Arby Little Soldier during a lightning storm in 2011. ... More >>
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 >>
Hunter S. Thompson adaptation oddly tame.
If you're a fan of dub step, heavy metal or a little Puerto Rican reggaeton, tonight's musical offerings are right in your wheel house.
So says this just-posted AP piece, which notes that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has decided to allow charter flights to Cuba from eight new airports -- among them Baltimore, New Orleans, Atlanta, San Juan ... and Dallas-Fort Worth International! Till now, you could only fly out of New York ... More >>
The Denton-hosted, pre-South by Southwest festival formerly known as NX35 went and released another round of performers slated to play its festivities in March today -- and, as with the last round of additions, it features a couple of interesting names.Among today's several adds: Ohio-based singe ... More >>
According to Dallas Area Interfaith's website, the nonprofit's lobbied for more police officers, organized immigration reform marches and helped house evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. But the network of more than 60 faith institutions -- many of which hold regular socials and suppers -- has n ... More >>
The Grand Prairie AirHogs are willing to do whatever it takes to make you a fan. And that includes win.
Over on the Web site for the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents American Airlines' flight attendants, comes word today that the airlines is furloughing 900 flight attendants. Not surprisingly, American says the furloughs are necessary "due to the reduction in our fleet" ... More >>
Steak without all the steakhouse B.S.
Hear a Latin Explosion survivor
If you wanna hear Denton's best-kept national dance secret, then get to the Party
You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.
Producer of geniuses Daniel Lanois whips out his pedal-steel and goes it alone on Shine
Rosewood names executive chef
The DMA's Mexican masters exhibit schleps around the world in service to...Aetna?
Hackman and Freeman bend the truth in the simple, (mostly) thrilling Under Suspicion
At the Palm, it's more about who's on the walls than what's on the plate
How two black Dallas men learned to love the lily-white Republic of Texas--especially the part about phony checks and payment-free plastic
Julio Mercado is Dallas' brand-new DEA boss, and he's inherited kilos of trouble. His city is about to be declared a drug disaster zone, but all his narcs seem to care about is snitching on each other.
How a determined father found his abducted daughter