Last night was the first Fork Fight battle over at Trinity Groves. The contenders in the first round of friendly competition were from incoming restaurants Casa Rubia and Souk.
An Oak Cliff restaurant's roast pork gets lost in a quiet menu.
The City Hall staffers who last year tried to toss road blocks in the path of a City Council plan to stripe 840 miles of bike lanes in Dallas -- that's 840 miles more than what the city has now -- might be pleasantly surprised by part of what Gil Penalosa will have to say at his "Urban Bike Systems" ... More >>
Last March council members Delia Jasso and Pauline Medrano joined Dallas Bike Coordinator Max Kalhammer and others for a bike ride through Seville, Spain, with Jasso sending word that the locals were strapping on their thinking helmets for a possible ciclovía somewhere in Dallas, which means tur ... More >>
A couple of Tuesday nights ago, my date and I went for dinner at Sangria Mediterranean Tapas and Bar on Cole Avenue. On Tuesdays the restaurant offers half price bottles of wine, which you can take home if you don't finish by the time the check comes. We considered the wine special but th ... More >>
Denton's Own Centro-matic (Don't you know them? You can find many of their songs on the Internet) is currently overseas, undergoing a two-week tour through Spain. And to promote the tour, the band's offering up a series of clips shot in convenience stores around the country, where, amidst small talk ... More >>
Bartolome Esteban Murillo's Saint JustaA Friend of Unfair Park alerts us to the news that Robert Edsel -- founder of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, which scours the globe for the millions of pieces of art stolen by Hitler and the Nazis -- found two such items on the cam ... More >>
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo's Saint Rufina, one of two pieces of artwork in the Meadows Museum stolen by the Nazis in 1941So, I just spoke with Robert Edsel concerning those two paintings at the SMU Meadows Museum his Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art publicly identified as havi ... More >>
See an Italian Girl in Algiers
The vamp Juans to bite some necks
Make an appointment with The Barber of Seville
Opera and Disney make nice
Bugs goes symphonic
In Man of La Mancha,
nobody expects songs
with the Spanish Inquisition
Four Day Weekend wants to second that emotion
Before the putti got to him, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo could paint a mean scene
Dallas' Grover Wilkins uncovers the lost music of old Spain
Austin's Teisco Del Rey resurrects the lost art of the twang
It's worth running away to join DTC's Invisible Circus
The DMA celebrates Chuck Jones, animation's beloved toonsmith
Dallas Opera was once the toast of the nation. Now it is reaching for that high note again.