Good news, those of you whose New Year's resolutions have expired, this Wednesday is National Pie Day! Not to be confused with Pi Day, which is on March 14, or 3.14 for you nerds out there, Pie Day is the day in which we celebrate the miracle of pie. Pie was first invented by Sir Alexandris Pie, o ... More >>
The end of cinema? Hardly. Taking a look at the top movies.
From Craig Collins, the majority owner of Red Hot & Blue, comes Nazca, a South American concept opening this Friday. Located in the same plaza as Crossroads Diner at the intersection of Central Expressway and Walnut Hill Lane the new restaurant offers South American comfort food -- kinda. There's c ... More >>
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Sharon Van Etten Thursday, March 14, at McFarlin Auditorium Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' North American tour, although they won't last long. The 12-date tour kicks off right here in Dallas, in support of the band's latest creation, Push the S ... More >>
This weekend is the 56th annual Greek Food Festival of Dallas at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at the southwest corner of Hillcrest and Alpha Road. They're kicking things off Friday with a happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m., along with a chance to win a trip for two to Greece (throw my name in the ... More >>
In Anna Merlan's coverage of the disturbance last night at Dixon and Bourquin streets about a mile and a half southeast of Fair Park, one particular scenario leapt out. People in the crowd defended the man who was shot to death by police after a running fight with the officer who shot him. Their def ... More >>
Photos by Anna MerlanIt would appear the council got a standing o for appearing, briefly, at a lecture about ethics.Ethics reforms, or at least the earnest discussion thereof, are in the air over at City Hall lately. Mayor Rawlings won his seat, after all, at least partially based on a "pro-e ... More >>
New report finds the Lone Star swimming in deep debt.
Jamie Oliver at AthensFrom the moment my inner ear first caught a bit of Jamie Oliver's East End, London, accent, with its gargled consonants and street urchin patois (he's the Artful Dodger with a frying pan) I was hooked. I've always considered Oliver to be a cut above most of the air-bru ... More >>
With a monster show of force, and a little help from the weather, Dallas County Republicans have made their presence known tonight, bringing Central Expressway and Mockingbird Lane to an absolute standstill pulling their Large Vehicles into the Hotel Palomar for their election night cash-bar bacc ... More >>
What a packed Wednesday evening. And that's not even counting Your Texas Rangers playing in their first ever World Series game. Crazy, right?
It's a great day for Rangers fans and a crappy one for Cowboys fans. Fortunately, there are at least a couple musical offerings this evening that seem bound to either continue your euphoria or ease you out of the doldrums...
In this week's paper, Darryl Smyers talks Athens' Dead Confederate, explaining why Sunday night's show at The Loft is a must-see in his book:Known for their hybrid mix of alt-country and post-grunge, Athens' Dead Confederate created quite a critical buzz with the release of Wrecking Ball, the band ... More >>
Sunday, August 29, at The Loft
Filling up with the good stuff.Flavors From Afar 6712 Snider Plaza 214-696-2327 Try: Conte Pucci Della Genga extra virgin olive oil (now 50 percent off) Don't try: leaving without taste-testing something We were out of extra virgin olive oil. (No, I don't mean E.V.O.O. I will never abbrevia ... More >>
Clayton HauckThe Hood InternetThe Hood Internet is playing The Loft tonight, and as Pete explained earlier in the week, "White people really like hearing their favorite rap lines placed over their favorite indie rock anthems," which is what The Hood Internet does really well. And since the theme ... More >>
On June 22nd, a concert billed as The Big Four and featuring a quartet of legendary metal acts can be seen in Dallas. Not at any concert venue, mind you, but at several area movie theaters.The actual concert featuring Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax will take place in, of all places, Bulgari ... More >>
Athletes tackle the White Rock Marathon
See The Color Purple at Fair Park
Illustrating a traumatic childhood
No muss, no fuss, great taste at Olea
The truth is, Kavala is mostly a beauty
A few things you may have missed the first time
Christmas goes metal with the TSO
Hatshepsut was a cross-dressin' royal
Kal (Asphalt Tengo)
Smoking-ban study shows loss for the city
New restaurant is a prime place for pricey steaks
Dallas' ethnic Albanians grapple with twin dreams of American assimilation and an expanded homeland in the Balkans
Dallas immigrants don't have to go home for holiday fare
A would-be Indiana Jones reopens the debate over who got to America first