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 >>
Roky Erickson The Kessler Theater Friday, July 13 Sam was in a tattoo shop Savannah, Georgia when he heard Roky Erickson and decided he needed a two-headed dog tattoo. I spotted him at the Kessler Theater bar, and noted Sam looked very young, probably not much past his late 20s. That tattoo now liv ... More >>
Musicians are undoubtedly influenced by the music they listen to. An artist's musical selection can sometimes even foretell what a next album might sound like. So if you've ever wondered what the artists who grace your stereo are getting funky to, here's your chance to find out. Every week, I'll as ... More >>
When writers Janice Shay and Helen Thompson set out to find a Dallas restaurant doing right by beef, they thought they'd end up in a steakhouse. Instead, the pair of former Texas Monthly contributors was most impressed by Smoke, chef Tim Byres' upscale paean to down-home cooking. Byres share ... More >>
Thursday, June 18, at Trees
How does someone who calls himself "Newdawg" compete with Dale Hansen? By not being Dale Hansen.
RTC gives Witness for the Prosecution a rousing turn at the stand
Altman uses his magic to distract us from the same old Grisham-isms in The Gingerbread Man
Can two transplants from the land of Lynyrd Skynyrd and fart smells find the key to radio fame at Dallas' Q102?
Heavy-handed direction plows under Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil