3 years ago | Classical Music
Even compared to the grandeur and rapture that normally accompanies well-executed symphonies inside the Meyerson Symphony Center, Friday night felt exceptional. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's program was divided into two portions — one a contempo...
Dallas rapper Jui$e Leroy saunters through the corridors of Arlington’s Ben Thanh Plaza and Asian Market, backed by dusty piano keys and crunchy snares, and draped in a royal blue tunic suit and shimmering chains. This is the setting of Leroy’s la...
Dallas-based artist Myloh Remora dropped something special last week: a 27-minute hip-hop track containing an astonishing 776 bars of rapping. “Strictly 4 My Loved Ones” is a statement that introduces listeners to one of the city’s great unknown t...
4 years ago | Concert Reviews
Kendrick Lamar with Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. American Airlines Center, Dallas Friday, July 14, 2017 Rap’s in a good place in 2017, animated by a series of intensely fascinating figures. Young Thug is the moment’s experimentalist; the fiercely hea...
It’s November 2012 and John Stewart has just uploaded a remastered version of Danger Mouse’s legendary The Grey Album to SoundCloud. In a matter of hours it’s gone viral; glowing receptions litter the internet, from blogs to top shelf music public...
6 years ago | Dance
Consider Dracula––really consider him. Despite what commerce and fandom suggest, the story of Dracula (any vampire, really) is hinged on emotional intelligence and moral complexity. To put a finer point on it, the reader or viewer is forced to con...