At 67, Homer Flynn is a cool, calm and rather coy customer. Over the past four decades, Flynn has consistently denied being a member of one of rock's truly unique outfits: San Francisco's The Residents. Even with many musical sleuths claiming otherwise, Flynn has always stuck to his story that he ju ... More >>
When guitarist Ana da Silva met bassist Gina Birch in art school and started going to gigs in London in the late '70s, their fate was already sealed. The Raincoats' 1979 self-titled debut and 1981's Odyshape, both on Rough Trade, were products of that creatively and politically off-center time, and ... More >>
L.M. Kit Carson in David Holzman's DiaryFrom time to time we'll name-drop L.M. Kit Carson, perhaps the most influential local-born filmmaker, with good reason: The Irving-born actor (Running on Empty, great on Miami Vice) and writer (Paris, Texas with Sam Shepard; that Breathless remake) was co-f ... More >>
The BooksThe Modern Art Museum of Ft. WorthApril 6, 20011Better than: taking a musicology class at the University of North TexasEmily StokerThe Books at the Museum of Modern ArtAugmented by a third, and sometimes a fourth member, the duo known as The Books thrilled a packed and energetic audience ... More >>
When The Books released their first album, Thought for Food, in 2002, critics raved about the duo's unique sound, which stemmed from the fact that Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong took found sounds (mostly from various cassettes the pair had purchased from The Salvation Army) and surrounded these fragm ... More >>
Sixth Floor Museum will now feature a cafe.In a bid to reshape Dallas residents' image of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the museum's promoting itself as a hip new spot to shop and nosh.
The Museum Store Café, opening July 1, will stock gift items made by local artists and serve coff ... More >>
Courtesy the Dallas CowboysSo reports this morning's New York Times, which takes a tour of the Dallas Cowboys' new home with Gene Jones and finds the walls adorned with works by the Whitney-feted Lawrence Weiner, Franz Ackermann (who's collected at the Museum of Modern Art), conceptualists Mel Bo ... More >>