Things are starting to pick back up around here, Dallas. More than halfway through the first month of the year, the show calendar has returned to it's regular active programming. The week we've got lined up couldn't be a more diverse range of ground covered. Starting off, we've got one of the most h ... More >>
Thomas Riccio and his Dead White Zombies are bringing theater to life, one mind-bender at a time.
While making of a list of the greatest Music Documentaries of all time would be an exercise in futility that would probably drive us insane, we can capably give you dear reader a list of six great documentaries made in the last five years. This list also includes a rash of great films made in the la ... More >>
When you go on the 35 Denton website, it becomes clear that most of the bands sent in their own descriptions. Some are standard musical lexicon-run-of-the-mill "Such and such band emerged from the Bumville scene in 19-dickety-two and have been playing since blah blah blah..." type of stuff. Some are ... More >>
Rodriguez House of Blues Monday, October 22 Last night, the Cambridge Room at the House of Blues was witness to a first, as Detroit singer-songwriter and current documentary subject Rodriguez took the stage in front of a sold-out crowd. After asking if anyone was from Detroit and offering his condo ... More >>
Ryan Reynolds' abs should get an exec producer credit.
It looks like Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, long a puppet of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, finally has hit the Price wall. Jenkins has stopped action on the appointment of Price protégé Aaron McCarthy, aka Aaron Michaels, to the county's "homeland security advisory committee," w ... More >>
I walked for a while yesterday with those Occupy Dallas people. I don't care what anybody says. They're cool. You know why? Because they're awake. People were all over the map about their specific issues. Some of them talked to me about Timothy Geithner and President Obama's failure to put banker ... More >>
No date has yet been announced -- just a "Coming Soon!" promise -- for the stateside release of the new Rolling Stones concert film, The Rolling Stones: Some Girls -- Live in Texas. But, starting early next month, the United Kingdom and Ireland (followed shortly by Denmark, South Africa, Cro ... More >>
Heritage Auction GalleriesSays here the the Forest Theater was built in '47; my father, who grew up a few blocks over on Park Row, recalls how, in the mid-'50s, Shearith Israel used the movie theater for High Holiday services when they were finishing out the synagogue's present-day location on Wa ... More >>
Not the craziest Monday night ever. But, considering that it's Christmas week, there's still a nice selection of musical options this evening -- including a cool touring duo and four dependable local acts.
Holy crap, what a busy night! Buckle up and get ready for an early start on the weekend, as tonight's docket is flush with prime musical satisfaction.
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 >>
The Dallas Cup will live on each Easter weekend as one of the world's most prestigious youth tournaments. FC Dallas will anonymously toil away in Major League Soccer. And Starbucks-slurping soccer moms in their minivans will still dominate our roads and bogart our athletic field parking ... More >>
Yeah, it's the world's biggest sporting event. But we're not in the world, we're in Texas. Dallas, more precisely, where football is king, spring football is queen, basketball is a part-time curiousity, hockey is a memory, baseball is foreplay to more football and soccer is ... Stupid? ... More >>
Not exactly a ton of big names swinging through our area this weekend, but it's a decent mix of local and out of town talent who will ply their craft this last weekend in May. First the shows we've already clued you to in print or via the blog: Tonight's one-man band meltdown with Bob Log III, W ... More >>
Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel in Gigantic, which premiered in Toronto last year and screens this year at AFI DallasThe AFI Dallas International Film Festival just released its first list of films selected for this year's shindig, which runs March 26 through April 2 -- with, as noted last month, most ... More >>
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