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  • Culture

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    More Pictures of Child Workers Taken During Lewis Hine's 1913 Trip to Dallas

    Lewis Wickes HineClick to expand this portrait taken at a Dallas cotton mill in October 1913‚ÄčLast week we met 6-year-old Louis Shuman, one of the many young newsies encountered by Lewis Wickes Hine during his trip to Dallas in October 1913 as he traveled the country documenting worker abuse for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Jim's Play-By-Play From the Inside Baseball Coming From City Hall Corruption Trial

    New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection/Library of CongressAt this point, Schutze is like the Mel Allen of the City Hall federal corruption trial.‚ÄčToday at the Dallas City Hall federal corruption trial at the Earle Cabell, defendant John Lewis, who has pleaded guilty and is testifying for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2008

    A Good Night to Meet George Romero

    Already folks are lining up for next month's special screening, with George Romero, of Night of the Living Dead. Texas Frightmare Weekend -- which bills itself as "the Southwest's premier horror convention," and who am I to argue -- takes place February 22-24 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Confer ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 3, 2003

    A Grand Guy

    How Steven Soderbergh kept the Terry Southern tale from turning tragic

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Facing the Music

    Inventor, musician and self-professed man of God, Al Petty says he hit on the perfect moneymaking scheme. His bright idea could cost him 1,200 years behind bars.

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Brave Combo

    Joe Cripps and Barrett Martin ride a Fast Horse to record-label utopia

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    End of the Road

    Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Go the Distance

    Centro-matic's Will Johnson chases the ghosts of Mississippi

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Girl Power

    The Gals of the Big "D" Jamboree remain the sweethearts of the wrestling ring

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    The Sundance Kidder

    With his own movie in tow, Dallas' indie-film guru goes to Robert Redford's festival, falls in love with the First-Timer, and embraces the hype

  • Culture

    June 8, 2000

    A puff of smoke

    Paul Wesolowski knows the secret word: Groucho

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Home groans

    Will this year's best local records survive the millennium?

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Odd Man Out

    Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Blues for Freddie

    The family of a Dallas guitar legend fights to protect his legacy

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    Divide and conquer

    Robbie Robertson throws history into the bonfire

  • Music

    June 5, 1997

    Bordered by ballads and folksongs

    John and Alan Lomax, groundbreaking musicologists

  • Music

    February 15, 1996

    The shaman and his savior

    Documentary Arts preserves the lost music of the Hmong

  • Culture

    August 17, 1995

    Welcome Home

    In Stephen Wade's hands, the lowly banjo is the key to the American experience

  • Music

    April 6, 1995

    Good rockin' last night

    Dallas' forgotten Star Talent Records label got there before Sun's rise