A Tribe Called Quest is without a doubt one of the most hailed groups in the storied past of hip-hop. And 2011 marks an important cathartic time for the group as we look back 20 years to the date that the group released its seminal album, The Low End Theory. This year also saw the release of ... More >>
Seem everybody is doing the soul revival thing these days. And, while that's true to an extent, there's a couple of acts out there who are really doing the resurgent genre some justice -- like, say, Mayer Hawthorne of Ann Arbor, Michigan. The 32-year-old soul singer and Austin City Limits Music F ... More >>
No more Cotton Eyed Joe! Please!You know the drill: A pitcher walks three batters in a row, and the coach comes steaming out of the dugout. Whoever's in the stadium's audio control box gets their cue, lunges for button, clicks it, and the entire stadium fills with "Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye."
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I see here that tomorrow, the Landmark Commission's Fair Park Task Force has but one item on its agenda: putting new row numbers and seat number tags on the wood benches in the Fair Park Band Shell. Which may seem like small progress, but it signifies significant strides in terms of the city's ef ... More >>
The Park and Rec board's meeting at the Dallas Zoo today -- appropriate, since the highest-priced item on today's agenda involves the Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park, scheduled to reopen in September as The Children's Aquarium at Fair Park under the privately operated auspices of Dallas Zoo Manageme ... More >>
PhosphorescentBrooklyn-based Phosphorescent went from being an unknown indie poet scouring the globe and playing empty rooms to a critical darling almost overnight--many thanks to Willie Nelson. Matthew Houck, the man behind the moniker, made the risky decision to do an album of Nelson covers las ... More >>