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  • Film

    November 15, 2012

    Good Spielberg's Bad Moments

    What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Q&A Giveaway: Johnny Flynn Talks America, Roadside Bears, and Overproduction in Advance of His Monday Night Show at The Prophet Bar

    London's Johnny Flynn released his debut album, A Larum, in 2008 when he was just 24-years-old -- although you'd never guess it. Though credited as a release from Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, that disc saw Flynn at the far and away front-and-center, his flair for traditional British folk music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Next Week at SMU, the Discovery Institute's Finally Nailing Darwin For Good

    ‚ÄčIf you fell prey to the siren call of the Discovery Institute's 2007 Darwin vs. Design conference at Southern Methodist University, well, dust off your fossil records and get your ape suit to the dry cleaners, because next Thursday night we're gonna do it all again.Next week's panel discussion, " ... More >>

  • Film

    August 6, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Tomorrow, Heritage to Begin Auctioning For Millions Artwork That Once Sold for Pennies

    Heritage Auction Gallery/The Estate of Charles MartignetteGil Elvgren's A Near Miss (Right on Target), from 1964, is among the pieces being auctioned off tomorrow.A couple of weeks back, Todd Hignite -- Heritage Auction Gallery's consignment director and a scholar on the subject of illustration and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008

    DOMA XX: Best Country/Roots Act Nominees

    With our DOMA ballot online and ripe for your votin', we figured we'd give you some help: a daily breakdown of each category's nominees. Best Country/Roots Act Eleven Hundred Springs 100 Damned Guns Doug Burr Tejas Brothers The King Bucks Quebe Sisters Band Burr's up for six other awards; Eleven H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008
  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Nickeled, Dimed and Screwed

    Hard-sell coin dealers make chump change

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    History for Sale

    Heritage Auction Galleries made a fortune selling rare coins. Now itís making a mint offering gems from Americaís rich past.

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Hidden Treasures

    MAMFW exposes its Motherwells

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Fortunate Sons

    For the supergroup The Flatlanders, three albums in three decades ainít so bad

  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    Chaos Theories

    Back to the '80s for comic Girl's Guide; into the depths of despair in Belly

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Reverend Fix-It

    Itinerant minister Charles Wilkerson promised to restore two ailing Christian schools to financial health. So why did the patients take a turn for the worse?

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    Cowboys and Indians

    Charting the not-so-grand endeavors of Frank Reaugh and Edward Sheriff Curtis

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    End of the Road

    Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project

  • Music

    May 3, 2001

    Youth in Revolt

    Two decades later, Sonic Youth is younger than ever

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Back to the Bass

    Dallas-born Harry Babasin was one of jazz's great bass players--and is one of its most forgotten pioneers

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    He Got Rhythm

    Ken Burns wants you to know why Jazz is America's music

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Folk 'Em

    The new Broadside boxed set resurrects the intimacy and immediacy of New York in the 1960s

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Lost legends

    Tary Owens helped rescue the early roots of Texas music. Then those songs saved Owens from himself.

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Barnes, Hokkanen & Rubin

    aka the mad cat trio (LumpyDisc)

  • News

    April 1, 1999

    Jurassic bucks

    Trade in dinosaur bones pits entrepreneurs against scientists

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Odd Man Out

    Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.

  • Music

    June 25, 1998

    Got a Woody

    With Mermaid Avenue, Billy Bragg and Wilco turn a myth into a man

  • Calendar

    January 15, 1998
  • News

    November 27, 1997
  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Footprints of Fantasy

    Creation scientist Dr. Carl Baugh claims he's found evidence that will explode the 'myth' of evolution. But the biggest myth is Baugh himself.

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Paint it Black

    Haunted by his mother's suicide, Dallas-born artist barron Storey has won fame drawing the darkness

  • Calendar

    November 23, 1995