Since the Texas Legislature made online solicitation of a minor a crime in 2005, it's been used to lock up any number of gymnastics coaches, teachers, as well as plenty of non-educators caught digitally cruising for sex with underage kids. Today, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled unanimously ... More >>
Titus Andronicus takes its name from a Shakespeare play -- fitting, given the theatrics of leader Patrick Stickles and his band. From a practice space in New York, Stickles spoke with DC9 about how his band loves Dallas and how he doesn't consider himself a great musician before his show tomorrow ... More >>
Everybody knows the Shakespeare quote, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." It's the stuff of T-shirts. But how many people know what it was about? In Henry VI, Dick the Butcher proposes killing all of England's lawyers as the first step toward accomplishing the treasonous plot of J ... More >>
But Hercules belabors its jokes.
Elaine LinerDTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty describes what he's looking for in the actress to play the Elizabeth Taylor character in Giant. Dallas Theater Center's artistic director Kevin Moriarty announced the company's 53rd season of shows today, and it includes a couple of giant productions ... More >>
Don't be mistaken, these are fried nards.I was recently seated at Charlie Palmer near a group of seemingly-sophisticated diners (I was listening in on their conversation about the best way to get to Tanzania until Jon Voight showed up and I refocused my eavesdropping). They were working their ... More >>
Back in December I directed your attention to The Tobolowsky Files, a podcast during which a certain Kimball High School and SMU grad offers a serialized account of his life story. The "final" episode of the first "season" ran a couple of weeks ago; in it, Stephen talks about coming back to Dallas r ... More >>
Walk amongst beauty, don't waste it
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