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    August 6, 2014

    A Letter to the Burger at Stock & Barrel

    Dear burger, If you're reading this, you are smart enough to realize what you are. You're special. You're a giant. If you've come this far, maybe you're willing to go a little farther. It's a tough road ahead in Dallas. There are a lot of great burgers here, many of them under $10. You'll have to s ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014
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    April 3, 2014
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    July 19, 2013

    The 18 Most Entertaining Musical Performances by Politicians

    In America, politics and music have been tied together since the very beginning. Benjamin Franklin played multiple instruments, including the violin, harp and guitar, and he even invented one: the glass harmonica. Thomas Jefferson, who played the violin, used music to woo his wife, Martha, who pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Ron Kirk Could Come Home and Teach Texas Dems how to Win, but Don't Bet On It

    What will Ron Kirk do when he returns to Dallas after leaving the Obama cabinet next month? If I had to bet, I'd say he won't return to Dallas, which will be a shame. If he did come home, maybe he could do something about these local Democrats. Former Dallas mayor Kirk is getting high marks from bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    The Overserved, Black Tie Edition

    Well, sugars. I hope you took advantage of the karmic energy being passed around town this weekend. Saturday was perhaps the most beautiful day of all time and space and had Dallas in the best mood I have ever seen. The scene was set, whether you found yourself tapping out kegs at Spune's inaugural ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
  • Music

    January 29, 2009

    Andrew Bird

    Noble Beast (Fat Possum)

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    January 20, 2009

    President Obama Takes Over Victory Park

    From the monolithic high-definition screens at Victory Park this morning, Rick Warren prayed; Aretha Franklin belted out "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" from beneath a killer hat; and Joe Biden became VP. The crowd of locals -- a few hundred gathered in the sunshine at one end of the square, trying to ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Another Local Gets A Grammy Nod

    There's another name to add to the list of local artists nominated for Grammys. Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya is up for his work on Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago. The recording features Harth-Bedoya conducting the Chicago Symphony Orch ... More >>

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    October 12, 2006
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    March 9, 2006

    Get Inspired

    Matisyahu pumps out the Hasidic reggae

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Robert Downey Jr.

    The Futurist (Sony Classical)

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    November 25, 2004
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    September 9, 2004

    Strung Along

    A party that's music to our ears

  • Film

    August 26, 2004

    Jet Propelled

    Zhang Yimou makes a soaring, mythic Hero out of Jet Li

  • Culture

    January 1, 2004

    Depress Tour

    I coulda sworn I was there when they turned on the TV

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Faith Healers

    Blinded by Britney and bad Jagger, here's 10 you might have missed

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • Music

    July 17, 1997