Song associations are strange, because when I hear "Longview" by Green Day, I think of Rosemarie Sandoval's hair. We were both sophomores, sharing a table in Mr. Nardinelli's 3rd period art class. I think she was almost a year older, and if she wasn't taller than me anyway, her bangs sure were. Betw ... More >>
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 >>
Saturday, September 29, at the Wherehouse
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 >>
Tom Cruise's mission: live another day as a bankable star.
Richardson venue welcomes all, from bards to belly dancers.
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 >>
Preston Hollow's newest Pizzeria makes decent pizza, but it's not as authentic as the menu claims
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 >>
Doubt wags the finger of moral relativism
Art and religion collide at the Kimbell
Nechita paints with the kids
Josephine's Restaurant has appeal and gobs of potential
You know who might not have found a manger in Farmers Branch? Hey, don't yell at us. That's what Dallas Bishop Charles Grahmann says. During a special mass Sunday at the Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, the Bishop of Dallas defined his stance on the increasingly bitter and polarizing immigration t ... More >>
Sure, seems like as good a time as any to honor immigrants; it's just a good thing they aren't doing it, like, in Farmers Branch. During noon mass on Sunday at the downtown Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, Dallas Bishop Charles Grahmann will be on hand to commemorate World Day for Migrants and Refu ... More >>
You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout, I'm telling you why: A statue of a crucified pregnant teenager is coming to town. Not any time soon mind you, but that is the plan of Danish artist Jens Galschit, who debuted the statute outside Copenhagen's Lutheran cathedral to commemorate ... More >>
Leave it to Jack E. Jett, a Dallas comedian and cable TV talk-show host who has a love/hate relationship with Bible Girl (the love part: he keeps reading it), to cut right to the heart of the matter. "Just to get things clear," he wrote last week in the wake of the Ted Haggard scandal, "do you belie ... More >>
Rod Dreher recently suggested someone oughta give Bible Girl a book deal. Well, Rod, you have an agent, don't ya? Rod Dreher is editor of The Dallas Morning News' Points section as well as author of a recent book called Crunchy Cons, which makes the case for a new kind of conservative who cares abou ... More >>
Do you believe in magic? Then we have a school for you, Harry.
An image of the Blessed Virgin on an Oak Cliff tree trunk proves one thing: Belief is in the eye of the beholder
Skip the suburban chains and head to Kamikaze Japanese Cuisine
SMU presents an exhibit to die for
The "asylums" depicted in The Magdalene Sisters are insane
Mel Gibson's dad doesn't think so
Dallas' Latino film festival keeps raising the bar
The DMA's Mexican masters exhibit schleps around the world in service to...Aetna?
We had lost faith in local film festivals--until this one
The Cheesecake Factory aims to please everybody. Blah.
This season's Christmas album offerings
The heart of Abelard and Heloise skips a few beats
The tenth annual Dallas Video Festival shows why video is eclipsing film as the mass art medium
Theatre Three exposes a bit of Durang in Disgraceful Acts
What happens when cutting-edge architecture collides with surburban sensibilities? Mark Alden Branch tells the unholy tale of Plano's Prince of Peace Catholic Church