So, ex-Dallas City council member Sandra Crenshaw is throwing her wig in the trash on Sunday. She wants you there. Better yet, if you're a black woman with a Korean-made wig, she wants you to join her. (The video you see above is not about wigs, exactly. It's just something we had lying around in t ... More >>
Lindsey CoynePanel: DFW, The Arts, and The Future: A Roundtable DiscussionVenue: BanterTime: 1 p.m. Perhaps the most appropriate way to kick off a music festival in a town of burgeoning music and artistic talent is to discuss the bigger picture. How do festivals, art galleries, house shows and t ... More >>
A fireside Taxi CabIt was a brisk night. Jessica and I had set out to see John Spriggins' Paper Dolls exhibition at the South Dallas Cultural Center. We made several illegal u-turns before successfully achieving our goal (the SDCC is precariously located at a wonky intersection) and perusing the ... More >>
Talibah Newman, David "Fathead" Newman's granddaughter, tells Unfair Park today that on Sunday at 2 p.m., there will be a memorial service in honor of the saxophone great, who died Tuesday night in New York following a long bout with pancreatic cancer. The service will take place at the Warren Avenu ... More >>
A few weeks, on the way down to my old man's auto parts store a few blocks from Fair Park, I noticed that the South Dallas Cultural Center was in quite the state of disrepair -- not such a surprise, given that the 20-year-old building is undergoing substantial renovations, to the point where it's ha ... More >>
Badass or just bad, blaxploitation gets its day
This tour keeps you in stitches
Hope springs eternal on Second Avenue, but real change comes slowly
Tom Clancy plays spy games
Single sisters shouldn't settle?
Troma's bossman to take over town; hide your children
At last, the USA Film Festival is back under the influence
Four Day Weekend wants to second that emotion
Letting the Yanomamö speak for themselves
More fun than a school board meeting
Jubilee Theatre's subdued Black Nativity lacks its usual wallop
A complete and well-balanced arts meal
Red Garland played with legends and then became one. So why is he barely known in his hometown?
City Hall has $22 million in federal funds to fix your neighborhood. Instead, it's spending the money on barrels of pork.
Chonita "N'Dambi" Gilbert is a back-up singer no more
1998 December 3-9
November 26 - December 2, 1998
June 18 - 24, 1998
May 14 - 20, 1998
With their sequined dancers, cardboard characters, and savage beauty-shop banter, Shelly Garrett's comedy plays don't get any respect from critics. But black Dallas knows better.
A struggling arts foundation gives kids a chance to see South Dallas through a camera lens
Erykah Badu emerges from nowhere with a record deal and vast ambition