Good news: The vast majority of Texans think global warming is real. Seventy percent, according to a just-released study from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. That's way more than one might expect from listening to the people they choose for statewide office and proof that Texas' ma ... More >>
Ted Cruz did not make the cover of the October issue of GQ, an honor reserved for The Wire's Idris Elba. That's probably for the best. The appearance of Texas' junior senator on the cover of a national magazine, this one not a political rag but one that defines itself as an arbiter of men's style, w ... More >>
The workers bearing the disproportionate brunt of the recession are young, underemployed or unemployed and struggling to gain a foothold at a critical stage in life. In Texas, the overall unemployment rate is 6.8 percent. The number of unemployed, aged 16 to 24, is more than double that, a report fi ... More >>
â€‹Speaking of books ... Yesterday, Yale University Press sent word that Bonnie Pitman's Ignite the Power of Art Advancing Visitor Engagement in Museums is now available at Your Finer Booksellers. (Well ... it's supposed to be -- the Borders and Barnes & Noble in Preston Royal, at least, don't y ... More >>
Oh, now it starts. Faced with a state budget deficit somewhere between $15 billion and $27 billion, Governor Rick Perry says the most important thing for the Legislature to do now is ban "sanctuary cities." Those are cities where the cops don't ask people about their immigration status, bec ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, September 21, 2010...Kanye West is apparently getting his life and style advise from a Yale sophomore.Fancy yourself a bit of a bedroom remix producer? Well, Phoenix is gonna scratch your itch to remix, it are making stems from Wolfgang Amadeus P ... More >>
State Rep. Betty BrownThe Houston Chronicle has the story: Republican State Rep. Betty Brown, who reps Henderson and Kaufman counties, on Tuesday suggested during a House Elections Committee wingding that Asians might oughta "adopt a name that we could deal with more readily here." And KXAN-Channel ... More >>
Audience Adds New Wrinkle to Raisin in the Sun
Light & Sie hosts Eberle and Parot
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth officially announced this morning that it has appointed Eric McCauley Lee as its new director. Lee's moving to Fort Worth from Cincinnati, where he's been director of the Taft Museum of Art for only two years. Notes the Kimbell's release, which follows in full af ... More >>
D.L. breaks the news at the Improv
Sink into Gael Stack's work
DTC struggles with Pride and Prejudice; some funny "girls" in Nunsense: A-Men!
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
Sunday, September 18, at Rubber Gloves
Sunday, March 27, at the Barley House
SMU's Bryan Mark Rigg uncovers the story of Hitler's Jewish soldiers
Going Drinking with ZZ Packer
Woodrow Wilson High School
Smoking ban passed in the name of public health--right?
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra combines cultures in weekend concert series
Full of conspiracies, all The Skulls lacks is a brain
With a little help from his Democratic pals, George W. Bush has become the GOP front-runner for president. But it's a cold world beyond Texas' borders, and it may take more than charm and luck to carry a good ol' boy to the White House.
Mary Cutrufello's music is full of country heartache. But Texas' most unlikely honky-tonk star is about to become her own boss.
Green Elephant is a tasty throwback to the college food of yore
DTC's Dickens delivers, and Dallas Children's Theater's Witch almost soars
A Family Affair rolls with laughter at the expense of a vile Russian family