Time to read the tea leaves. Avi Selk at The Dallas Morning News is report-tweeting this morning that the Irving City Council has slapped its mayor by voting to pay transportation consultant David Dean all of the two hundred grand he billed the city after his contract with the city expired last Sept ... More >>
Find more of this weekend's best shows in our shiny new concert calendar.
Fort Worth Music Festival
Will Rogers Memorial, Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29
Whether it's the deep soul of Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, the tears-in-my-beer ballads of Hayes Carll, or the smooth ... More >>
Josh Pitts and Ben Piche were in the punk band Captain Incredible a ways back, and got so frustrated with the way their band was getting booked, they decided to concentrate on doing it themselves, hence their five-man outfit, Up To 11 Entertainment.
Pitts has performed with DFW notables Darstar, He ... More >>
Mayor Mike Rawlings was a bit late for his 9 a.m. speech at this morning's "Building South" presentation at the Oak Cliff Chamber. I knew it was Mayor Mike because OC Chamber director Bob Stimson, waffling for time, kept saying things like "I was told if I started and talked real slow, the mayor wou ... More >>
Fort Worth's The Vatican Press has been kicking around for the past few years, sprung from a lineage of classic post-hardcore and emo. Frontman Eddie Hennessy even grew up with the guys in Jimmy Eat World, and recently reunited with his old band Haskel to open for them.
The band is preparing to rel ... More >>
It's a far cry from B.B. King's legendary 1968 performance at Fillmore West in San Fransisco, where the story has it that he was booed by black audience members. But, as he's done many times since, King is returning to perform at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth on Saturday, February 25.Tickets fo ... More >>
Screen Door Chef David McMillanIn part one of our interview with Chef David McMillan of the Screen Door, we learned about his childhood in Berkeley, California and early his penchant for Chinese food. In part two we discussed the Dallas food scene. Today we hear some good Navy stories.
Afte ... More >>
Dear people of St. Louis,
You're about to either head to Dallas, or watch Dallas on your TV as our baseball players beat the ever living baseballs out of your baseball players. I'm not talking about the Most Elligible Dallas Dallas ("Carbs and cheese are poison! Where is my trainer!?"), bu ... More >>
Celebrate Texas Independence Day by eating a native dish -- like tacos, say, or enchiladas.The first observances of Texas Independence Day were relatively sedate affairs: The semi-centennial in 1886 was marked by readings of the Declaration and a sprucing-up of Sam Houston's grave. In Brenham ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsMother Teresa's crosses were on display Tuesday night.Twenty years after Mother Teresa visited Dallas to found a local order of her Missionaries of Charity, a choice selection of her personal effects returned to Oak Cliff's St. James Catholic Church last night, drawing a fa ... More >>