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  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Last Night: Anvil At House Of Blues

    Anvil, MitraTuesday, January 26, 2010, at House of Blues, DallasBetter Than: The school-cafeteria-grade pizza House of Blues sells for $5 a slice. Mikal Beth HugheySteve "Lips" Kudlow at House of Blues Tuesday, January 26, 2009. Check out our slideshow from the show right here. ‚Äč Vibrator guitar. ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 30, 2009

    At the Magnolia, Anvil Put Metal to Metal

    Patrick MichelsThat's Steve Kudlow above -- otherwise known as "Lips," frontman for Canadian metal band Anvil, subject of an eponymous rockumentary now showing at the Magnolia. Last night, on opening night, the band came to Dallas for what its members (Lips, drummer Robb Reiner, bassist Glenn Five) ... More >>

  • Music

    May 28, 2009
  • Culture

    February 14, 2008

    Tony 'n' Tina's Nuptials Take the Cake

    Also: not much to celebrate in Risk Theater's Slaughterhouse Five

  • News

    September 28, 2006


    Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood

  • Culture

    July 20, 2006

    The Fragile Fourth Wall

    Details, details: This year's FIT stands or falls on the little things

  • Film

    February 23, 2006

    Shandy Everybody Wants

    Michael Winterbottom's adaptation of a classic loads on the Bull

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Body Rock

    Thor smashes rock 'n' roll conventions with a foam hammer

  • Culture

    October 23, 2003

    The Boss

    In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Kodak Moment

    Thanks to sticks and Strokes, Longwave's Steve Schlitz doesn't have to move back to Rochester just yet

  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Strong Foundation

    Bar of Soap founders celebrate 20th year in Dallas music scene

  • News

    April 17, 2003
  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Hardy Har Mar

    Har Mar Superstar insists that his ribald R&B is no joke--it just sounds like one

  • Film

    October 18, 2001

    Going Perm

    A self-sabotaging office worker makes the transition from stage to screen

  • Film

    September 6, 2001

    Metal Meltdown

    Marky Mark becomes a Rock Star, but he doesn't get to enjoy it

  • Film

    August 2, 2001

    Give Him an Inch

    John Cameron Mitchell takes a mile with his all-purpose, silly-fun musical Hedwig

  • Culture

    May 24, 2001

    Look Ahead

    D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it

  • Music

    December 21, 2000


    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Naked eye

    Turn on and tune in to the Dallas Video Festival

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Rock on

    Chris Rock's Bigger and Blacker than anyone, and his new album may be the funniest hip-hop album ever made

  • Film

    July 30, 1998

    Second time as farce

    From Dusk Till Dawn documentary is more fun than the real thing

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    High Cotton

    Austin's Cotton Mather snaps, crackles, and pops

  • Music

    January 22, 1998

    Believe the hype

    Austin's Sixteen Deluxe is as good as advertised

  • Music

    November 27, 1997

    Rory in the sky

    The long-coming canonization of an Irish hero

  • Music

    November 13, 1997

    Jerry's kids

    Jam bands burst into bloom

  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    The ghost of Xmas passes

    Landmark local band packs it in

  • Film

    March 13, 1997

    Sells like teen spirit

    Hype! dreams and other bull about grunge, Seattle, and Sub Pop

  • Music

    March 6, 1997

    Beercan boys

    Pop punkers Pansy Division love sex, so they sing about it. A lot.

  • Film

    January 9, 1997

    Directing his life

    Albert Brooks talks about his Mother and a character called Albert Brooks

  • News

    May 9, 1996